HENAAC Student Leadership Awards


Each year, Great Minds in STEM recognizes graduate students and undergraduate students to receive the top HENAAC Student Leadership Awards that are accompanied by a $1,000 scholarship. These students are recognized for their high academic achievements, research and/or teaching, outstanding leadership and service within the Hispanic community, and their overall potential to become an innovative leader in the STEM technical workforce, and a role model for Hispanic youth.

2017

 



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      2017 Outstanding Engineering Graduate Student Leadership Award
Francisco Romero
D. Student, Electrical Engineering
Stanford University



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      2017 Outstanding Science Graduate Student Leadership Award
Vanessa Arredondo
D. Candidate, Organic Chemistry
University of California, Irvine



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      2017 Outstanding Engineering Undergraduate Student Leadership Award
Manuel Retana
Senior, Mechanical Engineering
University of Nevada, Reno



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      2017 Outstanding Science Undergraduate Student Leadership Award
Shariemar Lopez
Senior, Computer Science
University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez

2016

 



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      2016 Outstanding Engineering Graduate Student Leadership Award
Lianette Rivera
D. Candidate, Chemical Engineering
University of Michigan



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      2016 Outstanding Science Graduate Student Leadership Award
Eduardo Torre
D. Candidate, Biochemistry and Biophysics
University of Pennsylvania



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      2016 Outstanding Engineering Undergraduate Student Leadership Award
Diana Castro
Senior, Aerospace Engineering
California State University, Long Beach



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      2016 Outstanding Science Undergraduate Student Leadership Award
Evan Hernandez
Junior, Computer Science
University of Wisconsin – Madison

2015

 



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      2015 Outstanding Graduate Student Leadership Award
Maribel Jaquez
D. Student, Mechanical Engineering
University of California, Berkeley



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      2015 Outstanding Undergraduate Student Leadership Award
Juan Vargas
Senior, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
University of Texas at El Paso

2014

 



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      2014 Outstanding Graduate Student Leadership Award
Marlene Patino
D. Student, Aerospace Engineering
University of California, Los Angeles



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      2014 Outstanding Undergraduate Student Leadership Award
Ernesto Covarrubias
Senior, Mechanical Engineering
California State University, Los Angeles

2013

 



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      2013 Outstanding Graduate Student Leadership Award
Fidel Hernandez
D. Student, Mechanical Engineering
Stanford University



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      2013 Outstanding Undergraduate Student Leadership Award
Sandra Gonzalez
Senior, Biomedical Engineering
University of Arizona

2012

 



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      2012 Outstanding Graduate Student Leadership Award
Toni Tullius
D. Student, Mechanical Engineering
Rice University



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      2012 Outstanding Undergraduate Student Leadership Award
David Rodriguez
Senior, Information Technology
University of Central Florida

2011

 



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      2011 Outstanding Graduate Student Leadership Award
Nancy Diaz
D. Student, Mechanical Engineering
University of California, Berkeley



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      2011 Outstanding Undergraduate Student Leadership Award
Abel Cortinas
Senior, Chemical Engineering
Texas Tech University

2010

 

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      2010 Outstanding Graduate Student Leadership Award
Marcos Bolanos
D. Student, Electrical Engineering
Michigan State University

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      2010 Outstanding Undergraduate Student Leadership Award
Katalina Keilhauer
Senior, Civil Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology