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Nominating someone is easy! One person should coordinate the submission and follow these steps.
- STEP 1: Write a letter of nomination
- STEP 2: Collect two (2) letters of support or endorsement.
- STEP 3: The person coordinating the nomination should gather the nomination materials then go online to submit. You must upload all of the information at the same time. This person should then submit the nomination letter, letters of support online.
- STEP 4: Submit the nomination by the published deadline!
Questions? Contact Jen Pagala Barnett, Nominations and Awards Chair, at [email protected].
Past Recipients - Region VI Undergraduate Rising Star Award
2021 - Vinson Vu, San Jose State University
2020 - 'Ihilani Lasconia, University of Hawai'i, Manoa
2019 – Jessica Yu, University of California, Los Angeles
2018 – Hannah Wiebke, Northern Arizona University
2017 – Matthew Rodney
2016 – Nora Rosales Soto, University of California, Santa Barbara
2015 – Cassie Rubio, University of California, Santa Barbara
2014 – Savannah Andrews, California State University, Bakersfield
2013 – Brandon Ishikata, San Diego State University
2012 – Wiliama R. Sanchez, Whittier College
2011 – Tara Ignont, University of the Pacific
2010 – Queena Hoang, University of California, Santa Barbara
2009 – Mercy Daramola, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
2008 – Jeremy Booker, California State University, Channel Islands
2007 – Nicole Mehta, San Diego State University
2006 – Connie Moreno, California State University, Fullerton
2005 – Rouel Velasco, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
2004 – Philip L. Vasquez, California State University, Fullerton
2003 – Justin Koppelman, Chapman University
2002 – Candice Chick, California State University, Long Beach
2001 – Michelle DuBord, San Diego State University
2001 – Brian Hooks, Concordia University
2000 – Dawn Graham, Arizona State University, East
1999 – Isidro Martinez, United States International University
1998 – Jessica McKinney-Morales, Chapman University
1997 – Alyssa Elaine Browne, San Diego State University