UC Davis Outstanding Student 2017 Recipients

Margarita Robinson Student Leadership Award

Conor Grant

The Margarita Robinson Student Leadership Award for outstanding junior honors students for their outstanding service and leadership through involvement in recognized student groups and activities. Established in 1982, this award serves as a memorial to Margarita Robinson, who was house mother at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity for 30 years and a founder of the Prytanean Honor Society at UC Davis.

Mary Jeanne Gilhooly Award

Jessica Jones

The Mary Jeanne Gilhooly Award honors the graduating woman believed to be the most outstanding in the areas of leadership, scholarship, integrity and service in the campus community. The award was established in 1942 to memorialize the achievements of Mary Jeanne Gilhooly, recognized as an “unofficial goodwill ambassador to every prospective Aggie,” who died while a student at UC Davis.

Social Justice and Inclusion Award

Tori-Ann Porter

The Social Justice and Inclusion Award honors the graduating student of any gender who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to social justice in the areas of leadership, scholarship, and service. This award honors a student who has served as a change agent and made a tangible impact on campus community promoting equity and inclusion.

Student Promoting Advocacy and Redefining Community Award

Laura Galvez

The Student Promoting Advocacy and Redefining Community Award (SPARC) recognizes a rising student activist who has displayed a passion for advocacy and engagement across multiple communities.

Veloyce Glenn Winslow, Jr. Award

Raumin Neuville

The Veloyce Glenn Winslow, Jr. Award honors the graduating man believed to be the most outstanding in the areas of leadership, scholarship, integrity and service in the campus community. This award was established in 1966 to memorialize the achievements of Glenn Winslow, Jr., who died while serving as vice president of the student body at UC Davis.