MSUToday
Published: April 18, 2019

Record number of students earn Board of Trustees Awards

By: Madeline Kelly University Communications kellym35@msu.eduContact(s): Kristen Parker University Communications office: (517) 353-8942 cell: (517) 980-0709 klparker@msu.edu

A record number of students have earned Board of Trustees’ Awards for having the highest scholastic average at the close of their last semester in attendance at Michigan State University.

Ninety-three students received a 4.0 GPA.

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

These students are: 

Raymond Abbo of Sterling Heights. Abbo is a human biology major in the College of Natural Science. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Sterling Heights High School. 

Austin Ader of East Lansing. Ader is a finance major in The Eli Broad College of Business. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Grosse Ile High School. 

Victoria Adomshick of Wheaton, Illinois. Adomshick is a microbiology major in Lyman Briggs College and a Spanish major in the College of Arts and Letters. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Wheaton Warrenville South High School. 

Dominic Aluia of Shelby Township. Aluia is an environmental geosciences major in the College of Natural Science. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Utica Academy for International Studies. 

Brandon Armstrong of Harbor Springs. Armstrong is an urban and regional planning major in the College of Social Science. He attended Harbor Springs High School. 

Taylor Arnason of Hinsdale, Illinois. Arnason is a human biology major in the College of Natural Science. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Hinsdale Central High School.

Courtney Aycock of Knoxville, Tennessee. Aycock is a kinesiology major in the College of Education. She attended Hardin Valley Academy.

Austin Bovia of Jackson. Bovia is an accounting major in The Eli Broad College of Business. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Lumen Christi Catholic High School. 

Elizabeth Bovich of Dexter. Bovich is an athletic training major in the College of Education. She attended Semiahmoo Secondary School. 

Alexis Brimmeier of Shelby Township. Brimmeier is a psychology major in the College of Social Science. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Dwight D Eisenhower High School.

Stephanie Brocke of Bay City. Brocke is a biochemistry and molecular biology major in the College of Natural Science. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Bay City Western High School.

Hannah Carleton of Farmington Hills. Carleton is a supply chain management major in The Eli Broad College of Business. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Harrison High School. 

Nicole Cloutier of Waterford. Cloutier is a music performance major in the College of Music. She attended Seton Home Study School.

Lauren Cole of Plymouth. Cole is a genomics and molecular genetics major in the College of Natural Science. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Northville High School. 

Nicholas Corsi of Rochester. Corsi is a human biology major in Lyman Briggs College. He attended Rochester Adams High School. 

Erin Crandle of Grand Haven. Crandle is a food science major in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. She attended Grand Haven Senior High School. 

Jasmine Czajka of Richland. Czajka is a zoology major in the College of Natural Science. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Kalamazoo Christian High School. 

Arielle Davidson of West Bloomfield. Davidson is a human biology major in Lyman Briggs College. She attended West Bloomfield High School.

Matthew Dennis of New Baltimore. Dennis is a computer science major in the College of Engineering. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Anchor Bay High School. 

Christopher Devlin of Lansing. Devlin is an athletic training major in the College of Education. He attended Grand Ledge High School. 

Michelle Dierker of Canton. Dierker is an integrative biology major in the College of Natural Science. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Canton High School.

Kelsie Donaldson of South Lyon. Donaldson is a professional writing major in the College of Arts and Letters. She is a member of the Honors College and attended South Lyon East High School.

Mark Elinski of Troy. Elinski is a chemical engineering major in the College of Engineering. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Troy High School. 

Ingrid Flaspohler of Hancock. Flaspohler is a biochemistry/biotechnology major in Lyman Briggs College. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Houghton High School. 

Danielle Fortin of Petoskey. Fortin is a zoology major in the College of Natural Science. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Grand Blanc Community School. 

Isabella Frownfelter of Flint. Frownfelter is a human biology major in Lyman Briggs College. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Powers Catholic High School. 

Emily Garchow of Plymouth. Garchow is a chinese major in the College of Arts and Letters. She attended Mercy High School. 

Carly Gomez of Troy. Gomez is a biosystems engineering major in the College of Engineering. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Avondale Senior High School. 

Erica Goyette of Davison. Goyette is an accounting major in The Eli Broad College of Business. She attended Davison High School. 

Cynthia Grammatico of Livonia. Grammatico is a psychology major in the College of Social Science. She attended Adlai E. Stevenson High School-Livonia. 

Ryan Griffin of Macomb. Griffin is a physiology major in the College of Natural Science. He attended Henry Ford II High School. 

Nicole Gross of Weidman. Gross is a human biology major in the College of Natural Science. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Beal City High School. 

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

Hayden Harris of Dickinson, North Dakota. Harris is a professional writing major in the College of Arts and Letters. He attended Cokeville High School.

Marisa Hocking of Sterling Heights. Hocking is a materials science and engineering major in the College of Engineering. She is a member of the Honors College and attended the Utica Academy for International Studies. 

Emily Jenkins of Traverse City. Jenkins is a comparative cultures and politics major in James Madison College and a professional writing major in the College of Arts and Letters. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Traverse City Central High School. 

Gaoyuan Ji of Ningbo, China. Ji is a supply chain management major in The Eli Broad College of Business. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Ningbo Yinzhou High School. 

Hanna Johnson of Monroe. Johnson is an interdisciplinary studies in social science: social science education major in the College of Social Science. She attended Monroe High School. 

Ryan Jones of Canton. Jones is a composition major in the College of Music. He is a member of the Honors College. He attended Plymouth High School.

Jack Joswick of Portage. Joswick is a finance major in The Eli Broad College of Business. He attended Hackett Catholic Prep. 

Katie Knapp of Midland. Knapp is an education major in the College of Education. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Midland High School. 

Emily Knoll of Holly. Knoll is an accounting major in The Eli Broad College of Business. She attended Milford High School.

Katherine Koebel of Lake Zurich, Illinois. Koebel is an animal science major in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Lake Zurich Senior High School. 

Gavin Kosikowski of Belleville. Kosikowski is a finance major in The Eli Broad College of Business. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Salem High School. 

Zachary Kuloszewski of Clarence, New York. Kuloszewski is a statistics major in the College of Natural Science and an economics major in the College of Social Science. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Clarence High School. 

Phillip Litchfield of Memphis. Litchfield is a computer science major in the College of Engineering. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Memphis High School. 

Brandon Llewellyn of Battle Creek. Llewellyn is a physiology major in Lyman Briggs College. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Harper Creek High School. 

Brittany Mankowski of East Lansing. Mankowski is an animal science major in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Benet Academy. 

Michael Marchiori of Grosse Pointe. Marchiori is a neuroscience major in Lyman Briggs College. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Grosse Pointe North High School. 

Sarah Marshall of East Lansing. Marshall 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 Tippecanoe High School. 

Gillian Meyers of West Bloomfield. Meyers is a supply chain management major in The Eli Broad College of Business. She is a member of the Honors College and attended West Bloomfield High School.

Hannah Moote of Canton. Moote is a kinesiology major in the College of Education. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Salem High School. 

Mohammed Naji of East Lansing. Naji is a computer science major in the College of Engineering. He is a member of the Honors College and attended East Lansing High School. 

Megan Nicholson of Clarkston. Nicholson is a psychology major in the College of Social Science. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Clarkston Senior High School.  

Allison Nielsen of Walled Lake. Nielsen is a mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Walled Lake Western High School. 

Anne Opalikhin of Commerce Township. Opalikhin is a human biology major in Lyman Briggs College. She is a member of the Honors College and attended International Academy West. 

Sydney Osentoski of Wayland. Osentoski is a marketing major in The Eli Broad College of Business. She attended South Christian High School. 

Eli Pales of Aurora, Colorado. Pales is a journalism major in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Cherokee Trail High School. 

Samantha Perovski of Macomb. Perovski is a biomedical laboratory science major in Lyman Briggs College. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Dakota High School. 

Claudia Petrucco of Trenton. Petrucco is a genomics and molecular genetics major in Lyman Briggs College. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Trenton High School. 

Joseph Preston of Grand Rapids. Preston is an animal science major in Lyman Briggs College. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Forest Hills Central High School. 

Maria Pulice of Ann Arbor. Pulice is an animal science major in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. She attended Mercy High School. 

Sarah Raider of Commerce Township. Raider is a criminal justice major in the College of Social Science. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Walled Lake Central High School. 

Riley Rampolo of Rochester Hills. Rampolo is a kinesiology major in the College of Education. She attended Rochester High School. 

Sabrina Reibeling of East Lansing. Reibeling is a hospitality business major in The Eli Broad College of Business. She is a member of the Honors College and attended George Mason High School. 

Sierra Richards of Buffalo Grove, Illinois. Richards is an advertising major in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences and a professional writing major in the College of Arts and Letters. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Buffalo Grove High School. 

Linnea Riddell of Commerce Township. Riddell is a biosystems engineering major in the College of Engineering. She attended Walled Lake Northern High School. 

Shelby Rosalik of Oakland. Rosalik is a psychology major in the College of Social Science. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Stoney Creek High School. 

Sarah Ruth of Shelby Township. Ruth is a crop and soil sciences major in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Lutheran High School North. 

Audrey Saggau-Drotos of Saint Joseph. Saggau-Drotos is a music major in the College of Music and a neuroscience major in Lyman Briggs College. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Saint Joseph High School. 

Tasneem Sannah of Grand Rapids. Sannah is a physiology major in Lyman Briggs College. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Forest Hills Central High School. 

Tyler Sites of East Lansing. Sites is a finance major in The Eli Broad College of Business. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Lake Orion High School. 

Jonathan Skjaerlund of Owosso. Skjaerlund is a physiology major in Lyman Briggs College. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Owosso High School. 

Cassi Smith of Battle Creek. Smith is a world politics major in the College of Social Science. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Lakeview High School Battle Creek. 

Christopher Smith of Ray. Smith is an accounting major in The Eli Broad College of Business. He attended Armada High School. 

Nicholas Smith of Plymouth. Smith is a human biology major in the College of Natural Science. He attended Salem High School. 

Alexa Stechschulte of Owosso. Stechschulte is a comparative cultures and politics major in James Madison College. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Owosso High School.

Taryn Stefanski of Royal Oak. Stefanski is a physics major in the Lyman Briggs College. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Royal Oak High School.

Allison Steffen of Rockford. Steffen is an apparel and textile design major in the College of Arts and Letters. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Rockford Senior High School.

Kristin Stofflet of Washington. Stofflet is an accounting major in The Eli Broad College of Business. She attended Romeo High School.

Carly Suriano of Sault Sainte Marie. Suriano is a microbiology major in the Lyman Briggs College. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Sault Area High School. 

Lauren Swartz of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Swartz is an economics major in the College of Social Science. She is a member of the Honors College and attended North Allegheny Senior High School. 

Marlee Talbot of Alto. Talbot is an advertising management major in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences. She attended Forest Hills Central High School. 

Ethan Thomas of Ada. Thomas is a finance major in The Eli Broad College of Business. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Forest Hills Eastern High School.

Charles Tobin of West Bloomfield. Tobin is a neuroscience major in the Lyman Briggs College. He is a member of the Honors College and attended West Bloomfield High School. 

Madalyn Trowbridge of Mishawaka, Indiana. Trowbridge is an animal science major in the Lyman Briggs College. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Penn High School. 

Matthew Vander Ploeg of Muskegon. Vander Ploeg is a physiology major in the Lyman Briggs College. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Western Michigan Christian High School. 

Shangari Varatharajan of Bloomfield Township. Varatharajan is a neuroscience major in the Lyman Briggs College. She is a member of the Honors College and attended International Academy Bloomfield Hills.

Han Wang of Novi. Wang is a computer science major in the College of Engineering and a psychology major in the College of Social Science. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Novi High School.

Yang Xia of Grosse Pointe. Xia is a human biology major in the College of Natural Science. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Grosse Pointe South High School.

Demi Yang of Canton. Yang is a supply chain management major in The Eli Broad College of Business. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Troy High School.

Mitchell Yelton of Kalamazoo. Yelton is a human biology major in the College of Natural Science. He is a member of the Honors College and attended Hackett Catholic Prep.  

Whitney Zhou of Troy. Zhou is an economics major in the College of Social Science. She is a member of the Honors College and attended Troy High School.