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Cassandra Boyer, Jorge Adrian Castrejon, Jessica Nave-Blodgett, Andrew Ortiz, and Karl Wennerlind

Honors: Cassandra Boyer, Jorge Adrian Castrejon, Jessica Nave-Blodgett, Andrew Ortiz, and Karl Wennerlind

Oct 20, 2016

Cassandra Boyer, Jorge Adrian Castrejon, Jessica Nave-Blodgett, Andrew Ortiz, and Karl Wennerlind have been chosen to receive the fall 2016 Southwest Travel Awards. They were selected from among 150 student applicants.

Recipients of the awards receive a round-trip travel voucher from Southwest Airlines to allow them to travel to a conference or workshop related to their studies.

Boyer, who is pursuing a master of arts degree in criminal justice, will be attending the annual conference of the American Society of Sociology in New Orleans.

Castrejon, a doctoral candidate in public affairs, will be traveling to San Antonio to attend the Gloria Anzaldua Mundo Zurdo Conference.

Nave-Blodgett, a doctoral student in experimental psychology, will be attending the biennial meeting of the Society for Research into Child Development in Austin, Texas.

Ortiz, who is pursuing a bachelor of arts degree in psychology, will be traveling to San Diego to attend the international conference of the Society for Neuroscience.

Wennerlind, a doctoral student in special education, will be attending the national TASH Conference in St. Louis. TASH is an organization that is an international leader in disability advocacy.