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Outstanding Student Awards in the College of Professional Studies

Please join us in congratulating this year's Outstanding Students in the College of Professional Studies.

Outstanding Student of the Year for Outstanding Academic and Co-Curricular Contributions:

Described as a leader who has had a major impact on students, Cheyenne King is being recognized for her academic excellence, deep commitment to the campus community, and social justice activism.

As a Community Advocate in the HSU Residence Halls, she is committed to student residents. She is also the External Affairs representative for Associated Students, sits on the Social Justice and Equity Council and Student Advocacy Council, and works for the Oh SNAP! food pantry, where she networks with groups on campus to promote zero waste. She does all this while maintaining a strong GPA in her Psychology and Liberal Studies Child Development majors.

She has put in over 700 volunteer hours with HSU Housing & Residence Life, Oh SNAP!, Associated Students, HSU Ambassadors and Admissions, the Child Development Lab, HSU Plant Operations, and the Department of Art. She has volunteered with HSU partners such as The Raven Project and Friends of the Dunes, and has helped to create several programs including Second Chance Prom.

“Chey is the type of person who ends up changing the world in a major way,” says a colleague. “She leaves an indelible mark on all who are lucky enough to know her, and is an inspiration to her peers, her professors, and her residents.”

Other Awards Presented at the April 12 ceremony:

*Excellence in an Academic Discipline: College of Professional Studies

Ruby Garcia—Recreation Administration

*Excellence in Intercollegiate Athletics

Alyssabeth De Jerez—Psychology

*Outstanding Contribution to a Student Club, Organization, or Program

Tsolak Michael Kirakosyan—Psychology

Recipients of the 2016-17 McConkey Outstanding Graduate Student Awards

*Kendra Hartsuyker—Psychology

*Gil Spitz—Kinesiology

HSU’s Outstanding Student Researchers

Graduate in Kinesiology

“The Effect of Rest Interval Duration on the Volume Completed during a High Intensity Bench Press Exercise”

Faculty advisor: Young Sub Kwon, Assistant Professor, Kinesiology & Recreation Administration

For the full story and all the Outstanding Students of the University please see hsu-salutes-outstanding-students-for-2017-18.