HHP Student Excellence Awards 2023

The department of Health and Human Performance honored its outstanding students and scholarship winners at the Annual Student Excellence Awards luncheon on May 1st 2023.

student awards

Dr. Johnston and Dr. LaVoy with Charlie Hodgman (center), winner of the Doctoral Student Research Achievement Award Post-Candidacy.


Outstanding Student Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Studies

  • Exercise Science: Larissa Liu
  • Exercise Science: McArthur Bolden
  • Fitness/Sport: Jean-Pierre Dinh
  • Nutrition: Sarabeth Hanz
  • Sports Administration: James Mueller

Outstanding Student Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies

  • Nutrition: Kimberly Collins
  • Sport and Fitness Administration Program: Kenny Huynh
  • MAT Program 1st Year: Blair Bradshaw
  • MAT Program 2nd Year: Ayana Reyes

Doctoral Student Research Achievement Award

  • Pre-Candidacy: Junghoon Lee
  • Post-Candidacy: Charlie Hodgman
  • Post-Candidacy: Tiao Hu

Irene Buckner Graduate Scholarship

  • Emily Nelson
  • Valeria Ordonez Mosquera

HHP Scholarship

  • Saad Nadeem
  • Elizabeth Weaver
  • Keyla Paz
  • Bianca Soriano

Mary Louise White Scholarship

  • Zeba Bhanji
  • Cammy Vo
  • Carter Radcliff
  • Alexa Rodriguez
  • Sarah Sasson-Pour

Barry C Pelton Endowment Scholarship

  • Jayla Dailey
  • Elena Armesquita Mendoza

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