MSUToday
Published: April 13, 2018

Record number of MSU students earn 2018 Board of Trustees Awards

Contact(s): Caroline Brooks Communications and Brand Strategy office: 517-432-0920 caroline.brooks@cabs.msu.edu

At the April 13 Board of Trustees meeting, students were recognized with Board of Trustees' Awards for having the highest scholastic average at the close of their last semester in attendance at Michigan State University.

All 80 students received a 4.0 GPA, a record number in the university's history.

Each student will be recognized at their college spring commencement ceremonies.

These students are:

Maleeha Ahmad of East Lansing. Ahmad is a genomics and molecular genetics major in the College of Natural Science. She is a member of the Honors College and attended East Lansing High School.

Allison Aigner of Brighton. Ainger is an environmental studies and sustainability major in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Brighton High School.

Jessica Alcaraz of East Lansing. Alcaraz is a world politics major in the College of Social Science. She attended Berrien Springs High School.

Fatema Alsaleh of Lansing. Alsaleh is a computer science major in the College of Engineering. She attended First Secondary School Safwa in Safwa, Saudi Arabia.

Silvia Aluia of Shelby Township. Aluia is a physiology major in the Lyman Briggs College. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Dwight D. Eisenhower High School.

Jacob Archutowski of Washington. Archutowski is a human biology major in the College of Natural Science. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Romeo High School.

Jacob Austin of Ada. Austin is a finance major in the Eli Broad College of Business. He attended Forest Hills Eastern High School.

Kelsey Bauer of Richland. Bauer is a kinesiology major in the College of Education. She attended Gull Lake High School.

Tyler Beck of DeWitt. Beck is an accounting major in the Eli Broad College of Business. He is a member of the Honors College and attended DeWitt High School.

Claire Bogrow of Huntington Woods. Bogrow is a human resource management major in the Eli Broad College of Business. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Berkley High School.

Kayla Braun of Canton. Braun is a finance major in the Eli Broad College of Business. She attended Plymouth High School.

Mitchell Campbell of Fenton. Campbell is a finance major in the Eli Broad College of Business. He attended Fenton High School.

Jared Casaccia of Novi. Casaccia is a supply chain management major in the Eli Broad College of Business. He attended Novi High School.

Nicholas Chargo of Swartz Creek. Chargo is a kinesiology major in the College of Education. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Swartz Creek High School.

Olivia Child of Saint Clair. Child is an animal science major in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Saint Clair High School.

Megan DeChatelets of DeWitt. DeChatelets is a dietetics major in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. She attended DeWitt High School.

Alexander Decker of Canton. Decker is an accounting major in the Eli Broad College of Business. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Plymouth High School.

Gurveer Deol of Northville. Deol is an electrical engineering major in the College of Engineering. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Northville High School.

Megan DeRoo of Jenison. DeRoo is a psychology major in the College of Social Science. She attended Unity Christian High School.

Nicholas DeSimpelare of Unionville. DeSimpelare is a civil engineering major in the College of Engineering. He attended Unionville Sebewaing Area High School.

James Doman Jr. of Sparta. Doman is an accounting major in the Eli Broad College of Business. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Sparta High School.

Blake Ellis of Mason. Ellis is an accounting major in the Eli Broad College of Business. He attended Mason High school.

Shannon Ellis of Livonia. Ellis is an actuarial science major in the College of Natural Science. She attended Adlai E. Stevenson High School-Livonia.

Ziwei Fan of Tianjin, China. Fan is an accounting major in the Eli Broad College of Business. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Tianjin Foreign Languages School.

Sarah Fillwock of East Lansing. Fillwock is a computer science major in the College of Engineering. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Grand Blanc Community School.

James Finch of Grand Blanc. Finch is a computer science major in the College of Engineering. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Grand Blanc Community School.

Sabrina Fowler of Millville, Mass. Fowler is a genomics and molecular genetics major in the Lyman Briggs College. She is a member of the Honors College and attended La Salle Academy.

Christopher France of Peoria, Ill. France is a supply chain management major in the Eli Broad College of Business. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Dunlap High School.

Hannah Gloede of Macomb. Gloede is a neuroscience major in the Lyman Briggs College. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Dakota High School.

Jason Greib of Lake Orion. He is a human biology major in the College of Natural Science. He attended Lake Orion High School.

Celia Hallan of Minneapolis, Minn. Hallan is an international relations and environmental geography double-major in the James Madison College and College of Social Science. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Southwest High School.

Jamie Hanson of Clarkston. Hanson is a biochemistry and molecular biology major in the Lyman Briggs College. She attended Notre Dame Preparatory.

Madison Hardy of Macomb. Hardy is a packaging major in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Dakota High School

Nathaniel Hawkins of Mattawan. Hawkins is a physics major in the College of Natural Science. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Mattawan High School.

Joseph Herbst of Easley, S.C. Herbst is a jazz studies major in the College of Music. He is a member of the Honors College and attended South Carolina Governors School for the Arts and Humanities.

Lindsey Howe of Franklin. Howe is a finance major in the Eli Broad College of Business. She attended Wylie E. Groves High School.

Zachary Ireland of Spring, Texas. Ireland is a neuroscience major in the College of Natural Science. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Woodlands High School.

John Italiano of Macomb. Italiano is a chemistry major in the Lyman Briggs College. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Dwight D. Eisenhower High School.

Julianna Joseph of Naperville, Ill. Joseph is a food science major in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Naperville North High School.

Audrey Koutny of Kalamazoo. Koutny is a hospitality business major in the Eli Broad College of Business. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Kalamazoo Central High School.

Sara Kring of Traverse City. Kring is a marketing major in the Eli Broad College of Business. She attended Cadillac Senior High School.

Marco Lin of Saint Clair Shores. Lin is a kinesiology major in the College of Education. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Lake Shore Senior High School.

Peyton Longlet of Venice, Fla. Longlet is an accounting major in the Eli Broad College of Business. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Wren High School.

Mary Maddalena of Bath. Maddalena is an accounting major in the Eli Broad College of Business. She attended Lansing Catholic Central High School.

Emily Matthews of Germantown, Md. Matthews is a chemistry major in the College of Natural Science. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Clarksburg High School.

Amy Maurer of Fraser. Maurer is a kinesiology major in the College of Education. She attended Fraser High School.

Madison McKinley of Kawkawlin. McKinley is a marketing major in the Eli Broad College of Business. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Bay City Western High School.

Jenna McNamara of Holt. McNamara is a human development and family studies major in the College of Social Science. She attended Holt High School.

Ardwan Meshaal of Warren. Meshaal is a human biology major in the College of Natural Science. He attended Berkley High School.

Tyler Miksanek of Warrenville, Ill. Miksanek is a human biology and economics double-major in the College of Natural Science and College of Social Science. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Wheaton Warrenville South High School.

Elizabeth Miller of Plymouth. Miller is a kinesiology major in the College of Education. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Salem High School.

Sydney Miller of Commerce. Miller is a human biology and neuroscience major double-major in the Lyman Briggs College. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Walled Lake Northern High School.

Alyssa Moinet of Muskegon. Moinet is an arts and humanities major in the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities. She attended Reeths-Puffer High School.

Kyle Morrison of Troy. Morrison is a supply chain management major in the Eli Broad College of Business. He attended Athens High School-Troy.

Sean Murray of Livonia. Murray is an electrical engineering major in the College of Engineering. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Adlai E. Stevenson High School-Livonia.

Madison Navarre of Jackson. Navarre is a nursing major in the College of Nursing. She attended Lumen Christi Catholic High School.

Cassidy Nieves of Rochester, Ill. Nieves is an advertising management major in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Normal Community High School.

Shaina Opperman of South Lyon. Opperman is an environmental studies and sustainability major is the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. She is a member of the Honors College and attended South Lyon East High School.

Logan Otter of Saint Charles, Mo. Otter is a neuroscience major in the College of Natural Science. She is a member of the Honors College and attended John Burroughs School.

David Pegouske of Howell. Pegouske is a biochemistry and molecular biology major in the Lyman Briggs College. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Thurston High School.

James Pessina of Macomb. Pessina is an accounting major in the Eli Broad College of Business. He attended Dakota High School.

Shelby Robinson of Charlevoix. Robinson is a packaging major in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. She attended Charlevoix High School.

Tabitha Rose of Battle Creek. Rose is a food science major in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Harper Creek High School.

Jason Sammut of Washington. Sammut is a mechanical engineering major in the College of Engineering. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Romeo High School.

Michael Schimizzi of DeWitt. Schimizzi is a finance major in the Eli Broad College of Business. He attended DeWitt High School.

Daniel Seeds Jr. of Lake Orion. Seeds is a computer engineering major in the College of Engineering. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Lake Orion High School.

Alexa Seeger of East Lansing. Seeger is a journalism major in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Haslett High School.

Honor Shelef of Franklin. Shelef is an education major in the College of Education. She attended Wylie E. Groves High School.

Abigail Shotwell of Ann Arbor. Shotwell is a microbiology major in the Lyman Briggs College. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Skyline High School.

Jessica Siegler of Canton. Sielger is a kinesiology major in the College of Education. She attended Canton High School.

Suzanna Smentowski of Farmington Hills. Smentowski is a professional writing major in the College of Arts and Letters. She attended Farmington High School.

Cameron Smith of DeWitt. Smith is a supply chain management major in the Eli Broad College of Business. He attended DeWitt High School.

Madalyn Steffen of Rockford. Steffen is a music education major in the College of Music. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Rockford Senior High School.

Adrianna Thompson of Midland. Thompson is a human biology major in the College of Natural Science. She attended Midland High School.

Emma Treiber of Northville. Treiber is a zoology major in the College of Natural Science. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Northville High School.

Jacob Viazanko of East Lansing. Viazanko is a finance major in the Eli Broad College of Business. He attended Clarkston Senior High School.

Maximilian Volk of Midland. Volk is a biochemistry and molecular biology major in the Lyman Briggs College. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Herbert Henry Dow High School.

Marilyn Werner of Okemos. Werner is a microbiology major in the Lyman Briggs College. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Lansing Catholic Central High School.

James Wortman of Harwinton, Conn. Wortman is a chemical engineering major in the College of Engineering. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Lewis S. Mills High School.

Kayla Zydeck of East Lansing. Zydeck is a human biology and Spanish double-major in the College of Natural Science and College of Arts and Letters. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Plymouth High School.

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