Student Activities and Awards

Student Societies

The following Societies give students opportunities to work and socialize with other students with similar interests.

Other opportunities on campus can be found at the Campus Activities page.

Student Awards

Maya awards

Academic Excellence Award in Biology and Marine Science

  • 2021: Stephanie Rizzo, Jordan Ward, Marlena Warren, Emma Wood
  • 2020: Francis Alip, Olivia North-Menthonnex
  • 2019: Janel Clarisse Palomo, Maya Fisher, Ashlyne Miller, Sean Wilms
  • 2018: Olga Nushtayeva and Melissa (Missy) Rogers
  • 2017 Lyndsey Lane and Adam Johnson
  • 2016 Kacey Talbot and Natalie Swaim
  • 2015 Travis Ballard and Rhea Derke
  • 2014 Timothy Radley, Thomas Radley, Joshua Hill
  • 2013 Ann-Marie Connolly
  • 2012 Hannah Pumphrey and Robert Pawlett

Outstanding Biology Student of the Year

  • 2021: Lindy Paffel
  • 2020: Francis Alip, Annalyce Papo-Ramsey
  • 2019: Jarvis Strickland, Kasey Williams
  • 2018: Lacie Smith
  • 2017 Lyndsey Lane
  • 2016 Kacey Talbot and Kayla DeOca
  • 2015 Eric Byrd and Rhea Derke
  • 2014 Ashley Briddell
  • 2013 Alissa Cowell and Alicia Gard-Kaminkow
  • 2012 Abbey Beates

Outstanding Marine Science Student of the Year

  • 2021: Caleb, Laycock, Matt Wall
  • 2020: Olivia North-Menthonnex, Bianca Wong Rodriguez,
  • 2018: Maria Cooler, Amber Goldberg, Hunter Stroble
  • 2017 Christina Lobuglio
  • 2016 Natalie Swaim, Alison DeVivero
  • 2015 Laura Wenk
  • 2014 Keenan Carpenter, Brett Durda, and Jenell Larse​n​
  • 2013 Tayler Massey (Also awarded a Division Student of the Year award)
  • 2012 Emma Fowler and Kara Cecil

Renaissance Award in Science and Music

  • 2020: Bianca Wong Rodriguez, Anna Tripp
  • 2015 Rhea Derke

Creager Award in Botany

  • 2021: Francisco Ortiz