2023 President's Award for Leadership Awardees

Chancellor's Awards for Leadership Awardees

The Chancellor's Awards for Leadership are an honor bestowed annually to students and others representing the top leaders at WSU. Meet the past recipients.

2024 Awardees

President's Award for Leadership

  • Lilia Thompson, Human Development and Secondary Education

Chancellor's Awards for Leadership

  • Jacob Buursma, Neuroscience
  • Nazua Idris, English
  • Areli Orozco, Psychology and Criminal Justice
  • Yesli Peña-Rodriguez, English
  • Johana Thomas Zapata, Mathematics and Science Education Doctoral Program

Distinguished Leader Awards

  • James Asare, PhD in Mathematics and Science Education
  • Bryce Bekcer, Biology (Basic Medical Sciences)
  • Shay Boyd, Business and Marketing
  • Martin Churuvija, PhD in Biological and Agricultural Engineering
  • James Cox, Management Information Systems and Finance
  • Andrew Davila, Economics
  • Maura Dover, Psychology
  • Vianey Granados, Marketing and Spanish
  • Vishnupriya Jonnalagadda, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Chloe Kemmerling, Civil Engineering
  • William McGaughey, Construction Management
  • Matthew Milenko Paley, Political Science
  • Carlos Motta, Digital Technology and Culture
  • Joan Njenga, Computer Science
  • Tathagata Pal, PhD candidate in Physics and Astronomy
  • Grant Rickard, Molecular Biology
  • Kristina Tynon, Business Administration Management
  • Ethan Villalovoz, Computer Science
  • Ariana Williamson, Strategic Communication

Virginia E Thomas Scholarship

  • Johana Thomas Zapata, Mathematics and Science Education Doctoral Program

Faculty and Staff

  • Dr. Julie Cary, Director, Simulation Based Education; Associate Professor, Veterinary Clinical Sciences
  • Hongtao Dang, Assistant Professor, Construction Management
  • LTC Matthew R Sheftic, Professor of Military Science

Registered Student Organizations (RSOs)

  • Allegro
  • Graduate Women of Color Alliance

Community Organizations

  • Humane Society of the Palouse
  • White Spring Ranch