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HONORS AND AWARDS

Honors and Awards

Dean’s Awards for Excellence

The Dean’s Awards for Excellence are given in recognition of the students achieving the highest academic performance or GPA and for overall excellence within a major including additional academic accomplishments.

Congratulations to the Dean’s Award recipients for your stellar academic accomplishments!

GRADUATING STUDENT — SPRING 2021
Charles Franznick Cognitive Science
Isabella Myers Child Learning and Development
Shruti Natarajan Psychology
Sanjay Neerukonda Neuroscience
Priya Vanparia Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
GRADUATING STUDENT — FALL 2020
Aman Ibrahim Attieh Child Learning and Development
Audra Madison Miller Cognitive Science
Naureen Zeenat Wajahat Neuroscience
Jenna Rene Cherrey Psychology
Mackenzie Renee Kite Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
GRADUATING STUDENT — SPRING 2020
Cristina Martin Child Learning and Development
Glenn Sherard Cognitive Science
Isadora Comens Neuroscience
Tejaswini Seelam Neuroscience
Sai Nikitha Prattipati Psychology
Abbigaile Oppenheimer Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
Paige Richmond Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Student Leadership Awards

The Student Leadership Awards recognize students who have consistently made significant contributions to student organizations and student life within BBS and UT Dallas. Student nominations are invited from faculty, staff and students; a committee of faculty and staff then select the awardees from this group of nominees based on students’ involvement in campus and state/national professional organizations and UTD student leader programs.

Congratulations to the Student Leadership Award recipients! We are extremely grateful for your generous contributions to UT Dallas and other organizations.

GRADUATING STUDENT — SPRING 2021
Mackenzie Freeland Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Kanishk Goel Neuroscience
Karishma Mithal Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Sanjay Neerukonda Neuroscience
Dimple Wadhwa Child Learning and Development
GRADUATING STUDENT — FALL 2020
Jaqueline Wei Castro Neuroscience
Samia Syed Razvi Neuroscience
GRADUATING STUDENT — SPRING 2020
Agam Jagota Neuroscience
Danni Yang Neuroscience
Sarah Rehman Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
Mattie Watts Child Learning and Development

BBS Honors

Students graduating with BBS Honors have successfully completed an independent research project and Honors Thesis under faculty mentorship and approved by two faculty members, completed other designated research-related activities, and maintained a UTD GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Congratulations to the BBS Honors recipients on your outstanding accomplishments!

GRADUATING STUDENT — SPRING 2021 MAJOR FACULTY MENTOR
Stephanie Batch Neuroscience Francesca Filbey, PhD
Sarah Bostic Psychology Robert Ackerman, PhD
Chelsey Brawner Psychology / Neuroscience Jackie Nelson, PhD
Seo Won (Anna) Cho Neuroscience Michael Burton, PhD
Kristen Damico Child Learning and Development Candice Mills, PhD
Danny Dunn Psychology Noah Sasson, PhD
Charles Franznick Cognitive Science / Psychology Mandy Maguire, PhD
Kanishk Goel Neuroscience Jonathan Ploski, PhD
Madeline Hale Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences / Neuroscience Melanie Spence, PhD
Jennifer Jenks Neuroscience Denise Park, PhD
Ezinwa Kalunta-Crumpton Neuroscience Reto Fiolka
Mihir Lulay Neuroscience Catherine Thorn, PhD
Analia Marzoratti Neuroscience / Psychology Mandy Maguire, PhD
Beatriz Menezes Brandao Psychology Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD
Isabella Myers Child Learning and Development / Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences Lisa Goffman, PhD
Sanjay Neerukonda Neuroscience Mark Goldberg
Alina Siatka Psychology Heidi Kane, PhD
Alessandra Stagni Cognitive Science Candice Mills, PhD
Anna Straughan Psychology / Child Learning and Development Shayla Holub, PhD
GRADUATING STUDENT — SPRING 2020 MAJOR FACULTY MENTOR
Spandana Akkaraju Psychology / Child Learning and Development Meridith Grant, PhD
Kennedy Balzen Psychology Robert Ackerman, PhD
Isadora Comens Neuroscience / Psychology Greg Dussor, PhD
Rabab Isa Neuroscience Amy Pinkham, PhD
Margaret Mickelsen Psychology Amy Pinkham, PhD
Anthony Monroe Psychology / Child Learning and Development Candice Mills, PhD
Jack Partain Psychology / Child Learning and Development Jackie Nelson, PhD
Sai Nikitha Prattipati Psychology Amy Pinkham, PhD
Rebekah Rodriguez Cognitive Science Gagan Wig, PhD
Antonio Santa Cruz Psychology Margaret Owen, PhD