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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
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.
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