IUPUI names Outstanding Students for 2014

  • April 16, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

INDIANAPOLIS -- Mariana Lopez-Owens, a School of Liberal Arts senior, and Benjamin Judge, a School of Science senior, were named the most outstanding female and male students at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis for 2014.

Their selection as IUPUI outstanding students was announced at the Top 100 Outstanding Students Recognition Dinner on April 11.

Selection of the 2014 most outstanding students began with faculty and staff nominating more than 1,400 students. From the top 100 female and male students, a panel of alumni, faculty and staff chose the top 10 female and male students. From this select group, the most outstanding female and male students were selected.

The IUPUI Alumni Council and the Student Organization for Alumni Relations sponsor the event.

Students are selected in recognition of their scholastic achievement, extracurricular activities on campus, and civic and community service.

To be considered outstanding, students had to meet several criteria, including being a degree-seeking junior or senior at IUPUI; completing a minimum of 56 credit hours applicable to her/his degree program; and achieving a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.

The top 20 students, including the top female and male students, are:

  • Hardeep Dhillon, Brownsburg, junior, School of Science.
  • Hayley Grzych, Lowell, senior, School of Science.
  • Krystiana Kosobucki, Indianapolis, junior, School of Liberal Arts.
  • Mariana Lopez-Owens, Indianapolis, senior, School of Liberal Arts.
  • Kayla Najera, Greenwood, senior, School of Liberal Arts.
  • Jheel Patel, Hyderabad, India, senior, School of Science.
  • Emily Potts, Fort Wayne, senior, School of Science and School of Liberal Arts.
  • Lynnette Sauer, Lawrence, junior, Kelley School of Business and Herron School of Art and Design.
  • Marina Sharif, Marion, senior, School of Science.
  • Leah Van Antwerp, Fishers, senior, School of Science.
  • Sujay Chandorkar, Pune, India, senior, School of Science.
  • Rishi Chandra, Mumbai, India, senior, Kelley School of Business.
  • John Fierst, Jasper, junior, School of Science.
  • Vinayak Gupta, Carmel, senior, School of Science.
  • Benjamin Judge, Decatur, senior, School of Science.
  • Brandon Kellinghaus, Fishers, senior, School of Science.
  • Christian Lee, Indianapolis, junior, School of Engineering and Technology.
  • Leandro Moretti, Grosseto, Italy, junior, School of Engineering and Technology.
  • Joseph Spaulding, Westfield, senior, School of Engineering and Technology.
  • Eric Wolf, Evansville, senior, School of Engineering and Technology.
Chancellor Charles Bantz with Mariana Lopez-Owens and Ben Judge,  named the 2014 Most Outstanding Students

Chancellor Charles Bantz with Mariana Lopez-Owens and Ben Judge, named the 2014 Most Outstanding Students

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