Meyerhoff Awards recognize student leadership, service and scholarship

May 11, 2016

Twenty-nine recipients of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Meyerhoff Undergraduate Excellence Awards were recognized at a reception on May 6.

A generous grant from Harvey “Bud” Meyerhoff, a 1948 alumnus of the university, provides awards of $1,000 each to juniors and seniors judged outstanding in the areas of leadership, service and scholarship.

A total of 24 academic and student affairs organizations from across campus selected the recipients. The following students received 2016 Meyerhoff Awards:

  • Genevieve Carter, Associated Students of Madison
  • Joseph Janz, Center for Leadership and Involvement
  • Cassidy Johnson, Center for the First-Year Experience
  • Daniel Fox, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
  • Ryan Prestil, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
  • Jonathan Guay, College of Engineering
  • Megan Nelson, College of Engineering
  • Shianyia Thao, College of Letters & Science
  • Maria Olaru, College of Letters & Science
  • Lindsay Johnson, Dean of Students Office
  • Steve Bye, Interfraternity Council
  • Tianxiao “TX” Han, International Student Services
  • Troy Meikle, LGBT Campus Center
  • Leah Gilbertsen, McBurney Disability Resource Center
  • Adam Beer, Morgridge Center for Public Service
  • Gloria Lee, Multicultural Greek Council
  • Shireen Mathews, Multicultural Student Center
  • Brianna Blue, National Pan-Hellenic Council
  • Alison Peters, Panhellenic Association
  • Collin Lash, Recreational Sports
  • Margaret Ludwig, Wisconsin School of Business
  • Zachary Pagel, Wisconsin School of Business
  • Natalie Fay, School of Education
  • Jesus Galvan, School of Education
  • Pablo Montes, School of Human Ecology
  • Rebecca Breitlow, School of Nursing
  • Tessa Herman, School of Pharmacy
  • Kiley Sullivan, University Housing
  • Jackson Comeau, Wisconsin Union