• 2021 HEDGEMAN HONORS & AWARDS


    On Thursday, April 22, the 2021 Hedgeman Honors and Awards was held virtually with  over 70 faculty, staff, students and family members in attendance, recognizing undergraduate student excellence in academic, leadership and service.  In addition to recognizing graduating seniors’ accomplishments and their plans for the future, student leader Gashia Vue delivered the Senior Address. 

    Receiving Superlative Student Awards were:  

    • Kou Thao (first year)
    • Henry Harriel (first year)
    • Alex Yang (sophomore)
    • Pearl Buabeng (sophomore)
    • Jazmin Clausen-Thomas (junior) 
    • Gashia Vue (senior).  

    The top awards of the evening went to:

    • Professor Matt Sumera (Dr. Colleen S. Bell Outstanding Faculty Award)
    • Gaith Hijazin (Outstanding Staff Award)
    • Anthony Meng  (Outstanding Student Ally) and 
    • The Hmong Student Association (Multicultural Alliance Student Organization-of-the-Year). 
    • Dieu Do received the Barbara Simmons “Eagle” Award, the highest award given at the Hedgeman Honors and Awards.
    • Chaplain Nancy Victorin-Vangerud received the Leavy Oliver “Director’s” Award. 

    AWARD DESCRIPTIONS

    2020 AWARD RECIPIENTS

    2019 AWARD RECIPIENTS