The 2014-2015 Student Awards Ceremony was held Thursday, May 14, 2015, at the Smith Center on the Fremont campus. The ceremony was preceded by a reception in the lobby of the Smith Center.
Were you there? View photos from the May 2015 Student Awards Ceremony!
In the event's program, Ohlone College President Gari Browning extended the following welcome to those attending the ceremony:
Welcome to Ohlone College's annual Student Awards Ceremony. This event recognizes the achievement of our students as determined by those who know them best, their faculty. Each student receiving an award tonight represents excellence in learning and superior academic performance. Ohlone is proud to be known as a Learning College because that phrase underscores our fundamental purpose, and the students here tonight reflect our value in that purpose in extraordinary ways. I am certain as these students present their stories, you will be impressed by their dedication to their educational goals and by what they have learned.
Our college has the reputation for being a quality institution not because of our student achievement alone. Ohlone faculty are among the very best in their disciplines and are wholly dedicated to teaching. We are recognizing the success of these students in a context of institutional excellence.
I extend my most sincere congratulations and good wishes to our outstanding student award recipients and thank the faculty for their commitment to our students.
Gari Browning, Ph.D.
Ohlone Community College District
The awards ceremony is coordinated by the Student Awards Committee, a subcommittee of the Ohlone College Faculty Senate.
|Bruce Cao||Outstanding Student in Accounting|
|Jordan R. Shipley||Outstanding Student in Administration of Justice|
|Jack Smith||Outstanding Student in Anthropology|
|Fabrice Takeda||Outstanding Student in Fine Art|
|Jessica Wacker||Outstanding Student in ASL & Deaf Studies Department|
|Nikhil T. Linaval||Outstanding Student in Transfer Biology|
|Stephanie Chen||Outstanding Student in Biotechnology|
|Li Cao||Outstanding Student in Chemistry|
|Viviana V.Martinez||Outstanding Student in Chicana/o Studies|
|Jedaiel Maling||Outstanding Student in Computer Applications and Occupational Technology|
|Mohammad Shoaib Rasooli||Counseling Department Student of the Year|
|Felix R. Gonzalez||Outstanding Student in the Deaf Program|
|Narinder Kaur||DSPS Outstanding Student|
|Areli Vazquez-Munoz||Outstanding Student in Engineering|
|Jingyuan Zhang||Outstanding Student in the English Language Institute|
|Nick Evans||Outstanding Student in Creative Writing|
|Roland Baldwin||Outstanding Student in English Literature|
|Monica Martinez||Outstanding Student in Environmental Studies|
|Rhea P. Kerawala||Outstanding Student in Spanish|
|David G. Linale||Outstanding Student in Chinese|
|Kivraj Singh||Outstanding Student in Forensics/Speech & Debate|
|Aimee Garza||Outstanding Student in Graphic Arts|
|Alfonso Hernandez||Outstanding Student in Health & Wellness|
|Jessica Berdak||Outstanding Award in the Department of History|
|Htet Yi Linn||Outstanding International Student|
|Toune Saengsoury||Outstanding Student in Interior Design|
|Mitchell Walther||Journalist of the Year|
|Rachel Lim||Outstanding Student in Mathematics|
|Alexsander Lefkort||Outstanding Student for Music|
|Thairak Tungpagasit||Outstanding Student in Multimedia|
|Sarah Braun||Outstanding Student in Real Estate|
|Cynthia Bares||Outstanding Student in Nursing|
|Amy Hoffman||Outstanding Student in Philosophy|
|Li Cao||Outstanding Student in Advanced Physics|
|John Sunseri||Outstanding Student in the Physical Therapist Assistant Program|
|Karina Bermudez||Outstanding Student Respiratory Therapist|
|Heather Lane||Outstanding Student in Sociology|
|Antonio Reza||Outstanding Student in Speech & Communication Studies|
|Kim Dutrow||Outstanding Student in Acting and Directing|
[Past Student Awards Recipients]
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