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## 2018 Honors Recipients

**2018 HONORS RECIPIENTS
(click here for a description of the awards)**

**(click here for ceremony slideshow) **

*note that students with Latin Honors listed (Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude and Summa Cum Laude) final decisions are made after Spring quarter, this list reflects winter grades

Alla Samir Ahmad (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon, Campuswide Honors, Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude |

Mary Ann Angadol (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon, Honors in Chemistry, American Chemical Society Division of Inorganic Chemistry Award, Campuswide Honors, Cum Laude |

Christopher Franco Tamase Aquino (P) | Sigma Pi Sigma |

Phillip Simon Arroyo Long (P) | Sigma Pi Sigma |

Khalil Bassam (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon, Summa Cum Laude |

Mario Miguel Jr. Brenes (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon |

Kimberly Michal Ann Buck (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon, Honors in Chemistry, Outstanding Senior in Chemistry, Campuswide Honors, Summa Cum Laude |

Qi Cai (P) | Sigma Pi Sigma |

Hanson Quoc Cao (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon, Cum Laude |

Patrick Maximillian Carnevale (N) | Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude |

Mike Chen (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon |

Qing Chen (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa |

Xiyu Cheng (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon |

Alyssa Columbus (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Chancellor's Award of Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa |

Derek Robert DuBois (C) | Undergraduate Research/Departmental Service Award, Pitts Undergraduate Award |

Phung Hue Duong (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Maria Rebecca Bellettini Award (2017) |

Alfredo Nicholas Effendy (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Honors in Mathematics |

Ragiah Medhat Ismail El Shantaly (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon, Cum Laude |

Aaron S. Ellis (P) | Sigma Pi Sigma |

Dingyi Fang (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude |

Alanna M. Felts (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon, Honors in Chemistry, Robert Doedens Undergraduate Achievement Award (2017), Campuswide Honors, Cum Laude |

Xingbo Fu (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude |

Xin Gao (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon |

Andrew Bijan Ghorbani (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Honors in Mathematics, Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude |

Wyeth Stevie Gibson (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon, Honors in Chemistry, American Chemical Society Division of Inorganic Chemistry Award (2017), Michael E. Gebel Award (2017), Orange County American Chemical Society Award |

Harmeet Singh Gill (P) | Sigma Pi Sigma, Honors in Physics |

Dylan Andrew Green (P) | Sigma Pi Sigma, Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude |

William Joseph Guenther (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Honors in Mathematics, Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude |

Luis Felipe Gutierrez Zagazeta (P) | Sigma Pi Sigma, Honors in Physics, Summa Cum Laude |

Ruixian Han (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon, Honors in Chemistry |

Tara Breanna Harder (N) | Outstanding Senior in Environmental Science, Magna Cum Laude |

Cordell James Heckel (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon, Cum Laude |

Wei Huang (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon |

Luis E. Juarez Ortiz (P) | Sigma Pi Sigma, Phi Beta Kappa |

Corey Brett Katz (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Howard Tucker Award, Cum Laude |

Zepyoor Khechadoorian (P) | Sigma Pi Sigma, Honors in Physics, Cum Laude |

Elle Kim (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon, Physical Sciences Undergraduate Achievement Award (2017) |

Jonathan Richard Koo (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude |

Hal Krylov (P) | Maria Rebecca Bellettini Award (2016) |

Yushang Lai (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Honors in Mathematics |

Bryan Gene Lam (N) | Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude |

Kelly Tram Le (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon |

Christopher Francis Lee (E) | Phi Lambda Upsilon, Honors in Earth System Science, Undergraduate Research/Departmental Service Award, Campuswide Honors, Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude |

Jenna Alyson Lee (E) | Honors in Earth System Science, Outstanding Senior in Earth System Science, Phi Beta Kappa (2017), Magna Cum Laude |

Lillian Lee (E) | Honors in Earth System Science, Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude |

Jennifer Lauren Leong (E) | Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude |

Guoying Li (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon |

Mingrui Li (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa (2017), Magna Cum Laude |

Susanna Liang (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon, Honors in Chemistry, American Chemical Society Division of Organic Chemistry Award, Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude |

Melissa Anne Licari (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon |

Zhilin Liu (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude |

Zane Gregory Long (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon, American Chemical Society Polymer Education Award, American Institute of Chemists Foundation, Summa Cum Laude |

Martin Lopez (P) | Sigma Pi Sigma |

Leanne Mae Lupone (C) | U.S. Fulbright Fellowship, Campuswide Honors |

Alfredo Cervantes Macias (AP) | Sigma Pi Sigma |

Candela Martinez Mirat (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Cum Laude |

Melanie Gabrielle Martinez (N) | Honors in Earth System Science, Phi Beta Kappa |

Christopher Michael Mcguire (E) | Honors in Earth System Science |

Brandon Christopher Alexand Metcalf (AP) | Sigma Pi Sigma |

Jacob Dean Mikesell (P) | Sigma Pi Sigma, Honors in Physics, Campuswide Honors, Phi Beta Kappa |

Christina Genev Mitilian (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon |

Hoang My Nguyen (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon, Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude |

Vien Xuan Truc Nguyen (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon |

Min Ni (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon |

Charlotte Louise Oliver (E) | Cum Laude |

Krishna Rajanikant Patel (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon, Maria Rebecca Bellettini Award (2016), Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude |

Reid Wang Pattis (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Honors in Mathematics |

Kevin Virgil Payumo (P) | Sigma Pi Sigma, Cum Laude |

Jon Pham (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Honors in Mathematics, Howard Tucker, Award, Maria Rebecca Bellettini Award (2016), Phi Beta Kappa (2017), Summa Cum Laude |

Andrew Quy Phan (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude |

Matthew Taylor Powell (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Honors in Mathematics, Undergraduate Research/Departmental Service Award, Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, Campuswide Honors, Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude |

Chang Qu (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Honors in Mathematics, Phi Beta Kappa (2017), Magna Cum Laude |

Devin William Ratliff (P) | Sigma Pi Sigma, Cum Laude |

Brandon Louis Rawson (P) | Sigma Pi Sigma, Honors in Physics, Chancellor's Award of Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude |

Alan Aldahir Renteria (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon |

Laura Robledo (N) | Honors in Earth System Science, Undergraduate Research/Departmental Service Award, Chancellor's Award of Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude |

Paola Inga Santibanez (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon |

Reo Sato (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon, Campuswide Honors, Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude |

Thomas Schmidt (P) | Sigma Pi Sigma, Honors in Physics, Physical Sciences Undergraduate Achievement Award (2017), Outstanding Senior in Physics, Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude |

Qi Shen (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Cum Laude |

Tianxiang Shen (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Summa Cum Laude |

Yuxin Shen (E) | Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude |

Jinyu Shi (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Cum Laude |

Savannah Rose Shively (P) | Sigma Pi Sigma, Undergraduate Research/Departmental Service Award |

Jorge Silva Guzman (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Honors in Mathematics, Cum Laude |

Lily K. Sloan (C) | Pfizer Undergraduate Research Award in Organic Chemistry |

Elena Thomas (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon, National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, Cum Laude |

Chantel Nguyen Tran (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon, Cum Laude |

Matthew Cao-Nghi Tran (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude |

Donald Trinh (P) | Sigma Pi Sigma, Honors in Physics |

Jeffrey Aaron Trytten (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude |

Alex Valle (N) | Phi Beta Kappa |

Carlos Anthony Vasquez (C) | Honors in Chemistry, Associate Member in Sigma Xi Research Honor Society, National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship |

Armond Jessie Vicencio (C) | Michael E. Gebel Award |

Ricardo Villasenor (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon |

Victor Hugo Viveros (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon, Cum Laude |

Dai Vo (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon, Cum Laude |

Jessica Mylinh Vo (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon |

Jonathan Hieu Vo (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Honors in Mathematics, Campuswide Honors |

Bao G. Vu (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude |

Adrian Wang (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon |

Crystal Wang (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa (2017), Cum Laude |

Meng Wang (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Cum Laude |

Yixuan Wang (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon |

Edison James Weik (P) | Sigma Pi Sigma, Cum Laude |

Benjamin Adam Wells (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon, Honors in Chemistry, Magna Cum Laude |

Beatrix Wen (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Honors in Mathematics |

Rachel Jingyi Wu (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Honors in Mathematics, Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude |

Xuan Wu (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Cum Laude |

Jiayue Xing (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon |

Qianxun Xu (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Honors in Mathematics, Chancellor's Award of Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa (2016), Magna Cum Laude |

Kevin Yang (P) | Sigma Pi Sigma |

Zhenni Ye (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude |

Yuanyuan Yi (C) | Phi Lambda Upsilon, Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude |

Peter Alexander Young (P) | Sigma Pi Sigma |

Abdullah Issam Younis (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Magna Cum Laude |

Nicole Zhang (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Honors in Mathematics, Howard Tucker Award, Chancellor's Award of Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa (2016), Cum Laude |

Yi Zhang (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude |

Xinrui Zhao (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa (2017), Magna Cum Laude |

Xinyi Zhou (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon |

Wanting Zhu (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude |

Maksym Zubkov (M) | Pi Mu Epsilon, Honors in Mathematics, Outstanding Senior in Mathematics, Magna Cum Laude |

*AP= Applied Physics, C=Chemistry, E=Earth System Science, M=Mathematics, N=Environmental Science, P=Physics*

(students who wish to have their name removed from this list should contact Student Affairs in Rowland Hall 134, or at 949-824-6507.)