2012-2013 Undergraduate Awards

June 12, 2013
Chairperson’s Award:

The recipients of the Chairperson’s award are students who have provided service to the Psychology department. (Peer Advisors and Psi Chi Officers)

  • Rochelle Adriano
  • Meghan Connell
  • Desiree Garcia
  • Kevin Hopp
  • Brittany Merced
  • Irina Petkova
  • Ariel Szilagyi
  • Mary Rose Ty
  • Lauren Welch

Distinction in the Major:

Distinction in the major is presented to students by individual departments and programs in the College of Letters and Science to recognize the completion of a senior honors project or thesis with distinction. (197c students)

  • Jenna Adams
  • Yevgeniy Alksnin
  • Nikki Barrington
  • Gabriel Estrella
  • Vira Fomenko
  • Konstantin Kaganovsky
  • William Kidd
  • Elizabeth Light
  • Aleksandr Markelov
  • Alanna Peebles
  • Emily Shine

Exceptional Academic Performance:

The award for exceptional academic performance is given to Psychology and Biopsychology students who have achieved a 3.9 or higher GPA in their upper division major coursework of at least 36 units.

  • Ayesha Abdut-Tawwaab
  • Caroline Ackley
  • Jenna Adams
  • Courtney Axner
  • Erin Brown
  • Grayson Butcher
  • Alison Chang
  • Vitaliy Chizhik
  • Meghan Connell
  • Alison Dana
  • Gabriel Estrella
  • Vira Fomenko
  • Lauren Fox
  • Dianne Garcia
  • Christina Goodwin
  • Jessica Harding
  • Alyssa Hufschmid
  • Konstantin Kaganovsky
  • Jacob Kaiser
  • William Kidd
  • Aleksandr Markelov
  • Meagan Martin
  • Natasha Mirghani
  • Joshua Moonesinghe
  • Kristen Peanasky
  • John Pech
  • Alanna Peebles
  • Sahar Reka
  • Kelton Retherford
  • Devon Sandel
  • Emily Shine
  • Brett Sinclair
  • Emily Steiner
  • Victor Thompson
  • Brendan Uyeshiro
  • Lauren Welch

Philip Steven Rethis Memorial Award:

The Rethis award is awarded to a graduating senior in Psychology who demonstrates some of the attributes that made Philip Rethis special including character, determination and scholarship.

  • John Pech

The Morgan Award for Academic Excellence in Psychology:

The award for academic excellence in Psychology is given to a graduating Psychology student in recognition of outstanding scholarship, as selected by the department faculty.

  • Vira Fomenko
  • Elizabeth Light

The Morgan Award for Research Promise in Psychology:

The award for research promise in Psychology is for a student who demonstrates the most promise in the area of experimental research in psychology, as selected by the faculty.

  • Alanna Peebles

Distinguished Graduating Senior:

The award for distinguished graduating senior is awarded in recognition of academic and research excellence, and service to the department, the university and the community.

  • Claire Chisholm