Undergraduate Awards

August Vollmer Award

This award is given to an outstanding graduating senior who works in the field of law enforcement.

  • 2018 - Donald Mason
  • 2017 - David Hayes
  • 2015 — Matthew Kerstine
  • 2014 — Jaclyn Manning
  • 2013 — Bonnie Fraser
  • 2012 — Autumn Paulson
  • 2011 — Curtis A. Bleak
  • 2010 — Jeremy Waller
  • 2009 — Michael A. Wallace
  • 2007 — Richard Meyers
  • 2006 — Rebecca Johnson, Christina Christensen, Neda Cicic
  • 2005 — Fred Meyer III
  • 2004 — George Castro
  • 2000 — Adrian Lobo
  • 1999 — Paul Harvey
  • 1998 — Sharon Kisling, Monti Levy
  • 1997 — Patricia L. Carney
  • 1996 — Cinda L. Dillahunt
  • 1995 — Amie M. Schuck, Anthony A. York
  • 1994 — Cheryl Ladd, Yolanda Stibor
  • 1993 — Ann Priest
  • 1992 — Veronica Searles, Jon Clausen
  • 1991 — Theodore Snodgrass
  • 1990 — Craig Seibert
  • 1989 — Edward H. Jensen
  • 1998 — Rochelle J. Sax
  • 1987 — Samuel A. Mayrose
  • 1986 — Randall A. Montandon, Robert J. Rees

Dan Riley Scholarship

This award is given to an outstanding undergraduate student who has decided to major in criminal justice.

  • 2022 -  Yasameen Safi, Elaiza Marie Suarez
  • 2021 - Toree Robinson, Drianna Dimatulac
  • 2020 - Jordan Donohue
  • 2019 - Lisa Ly
  • 2018 - Alejandra Garcia, Celestino Altamirano
  • 2017 - Celestino Altamirano, Kayla Condie, Leandro Castillo
  • 2016 – Bailey Karas, Cristian Giovany Gonzalez Perez
  • 2015 — Stacey Clouse
  • 2014 — Stephanie Chen-Huynh, Adrian Santamaria
  • 2013 — Robert Dooley, Mayquel L. Carranza-Arajuo
  • 2012 — Joseph Belmonte, Kiera Flynn
  • 2011 — Catherine C. Rex
  • 2010 — Erical Herrera, Carrie Ann L. Batuista
  • 2009 — Benjamin Foster, Natalie Martinez
  • 2008 — Jordan Miller

Edwin Sutherland Award

Outstanding Criminal Justice Student

  • 2022 - Johanny Jurado, Sydney Szostek 
  • 2021 - Rebecca Dunfield
  • 2020 - Ryan Sprowls, Lauren Smith
  • 2019 - Jillian Davis
  • 2018 - Efrain Espinoza
  • 2017 - Sheila Carver, Jasmine Torres
  • 2016 – Joshua Pearson
  • 2015 — Olivia Tuttle
  • 2014 — Brandonn Grossman
  • 2013 — Joseph Belmonte
  • 2012 — Emily Anderson
  • 2011 — Briana Courts, Erica Herrera
  • 2010 — Michael Allmon, Jordan Miller
  • 2009 — Jacob Hardy, Natalie Martinez
  • 2008 — Nick Bahen, Hilary Heap
  • 2007 — Caitlin Lorelli
  • 2006 — Madelyn Kish, Junilla Kershner
  • 2005 — Millie Barfield, Alison Klein, Shannon Prosser
  • 2004 — Rebecca Price
  • 2003 — Magann Jordan
  • 2002 — Deborah Melba
  • 2000 — Kyle Sims
  • 1999 — Craig Bourke
  • 1998 — Bill Constantacos
  • 1997 — Anne Marie DeMarco Rehm
  • 1996 — Michael S Jaques
  • 1995 — Connor Sherer
  • 1994 — Lara Sigurnik
  • 1993 — Merlinda Gallegos
  • 1992 — Herman Testan
  • 1992 — Marjorie Phillips
  • 1991 — Donald McDonald
  • 1990 — Lenore Meatovich
  • 1989 — Valerie L Anderson
  • 1989 — Mary Lou Strachan
  • 1988 — Tula Starck
  • 1987 — Rosalie A Wright, Kimberly R Korner

Jay Hahn Law Enforcement Scholarship

This award is given to an excellent undergraduate student at the junior level.

  • 2022 - Gemma Cabias
  • 2021 - Elaiza Marie Chusuwan Suarez
  • 2020 - Ingrid Chen
  • 2019 - Evelyn Aguirre
  • 2018 - Trevor Nimmons
  • 2017 - Madison Justice, Lieu Lafaele
  • 2016 – Zuzuki Carlson
  • 2015 — Kelly Lutzker
  • 2014 — Robert Dooley, Brandon Rowe
  • 2013 — Bonnie Fraser, Noe Mahaulu
  • 2012 — Marie Mills, Kimberly Orf
  • 2011 — Caroline B. Schwartz
  • 2010 — Emily Anderson, Janelle Serrano-Luzano
  • 2009 — Jessica Bromley, Mark Valentin, Morgan McGaha
  • 2008 — Rio Kuhn, Kristine—Gem D. Estrella
  • 2007 — Nick Bahen, Lisa Dooley, Hilary Heap
  • 2006 — Caitlin Lorelli, Neda Cicic
  • 2005 — James Dold, Deanna Molinar
  • 2004 — Rebecca Price, John Brendon

Kriss Drass Undergraduate Student Research Award

This award is given to an undergraduate student who has conducted an outstanding research project under faculty supervision.

  • 2021 - Lisa Ly, Elia Del Carmen Solano-Patricio
  • 2020 - James Marmaduke
  • 2019 - Megan Silvia
  • 2018 - Tanya Dudinskaya
  • 2017 - Cristian Reyes
  • 2016 – Stacey Clouse
  • 2015 — Moncella Joseph-Giannattasio, Adrian Santamaria
  • 2014 — Lenin Belalcazar
  • 2013 — Sahar Nemati
  • 2012 — Amy Magnus
  • 2011 — Kyle L. Aleshire, Chara L. Heskett, Susan K. Potter
  • 2010 — Joseph Sarpong
  • 2009 — Danielle Shields
  • 2008 — Lisa Dooley, Gigi Poinier
  • 2007 — Debra Cochrane, Jessica Lance, Tatyana Menaker
  • 2006 — Junilla Kershner

Virgen Gazmey Scholarship

  • 2019 - Priscilla Perez
  • 2018 - Lisa Ly
  • 2017 - Evie Arreaga

Graduate Awards

Criminal Justice Outstanding Graduate Student Award

This award is given to a graduate student who has displayed outstanding academic performance.

  • 2022 - Shon M. Reed
  • 2021 - Sara Walters
  • 2020 - Milia Heen
  • 2019 - Logan Kennedy
  • 2018 - Breanna Boppre
  • 2017 - Rachel Ware Stephensen
  • 2016 – Alexa Bejinariu
  • 2015 — Logan Kennedy, Qingting Hu
  • 2014 — Gina Talavera
  • 2013 — Natalie Martinez
  • 2012 — Yudu Li
  • 2011 — Mari Sakiyama
  • 2010 — Courtney LaHaie
  • 2009 — Kara Kobus
  • 2008 — Violet Colavito, Melanie Taylor
  • 2007 — Jared Shoemaker
  • 2005 — Alicia Boots, Jeff Groebner, Magann Jordan, Jodi Olson

Criminal Justice Graduate Student Research Fund Award

This award is given to a student who produces an excellent thesis or class paper that is of publication quality.

  • 2022 - Kamali'ilani Wetherell
  • 2021 - Kamali'ilani Wetherell
  • 2020 - Christopher Forepaugh, Stacey Clouse
  • 2019 - Shon Reed
  • 2018 - Cassandra Boyer
  • 2017 - Matthew West
  • 2016 - Alexa Bejinariu
  • 2014 — Miliaikeala Heen, Amy Magnus
  • 2013 — Natalie Martinez
  • 2012 — Jeremy Waller
  • 2011 — Danielle M. Shields
  • 2010 — Bridget Kelly
  • 2007 — Jared Shoemaker
  • 2006 — Nabil Ouassini
  • 2005 — Jodi Olson

Mitzi Hughes

  • 2008 — Nick Bahen