Outstanding Student Achievement Awards
The Outstanding Student Achievement Awards recognizes graduating students who have demonstrated outstanding service to their respective college, to Idaho State University and to the community, and who also have exceptional scholastic achievement.
2022 OSA Recipients
- College of Arts and Letters - Fine Arts: Kendra Berry Harrison
- College of Arts and Letters - Social Sciences: Eizaak Jordan
- College of Business: Lynnea Dale
- College of Education: Denver Brent Dobson
- College of Science and Engineering - Natural Sciences: Camille Hansen
- College of Science and Engineering - Physical & Engineering Sciences: Robert Spiers
- College of Health: Kate Lynn Allen
- College of Pharmacy: Caden Michael Alder
- College of Technology: Andrew J. Hall
- Graduate School - Master's candidate: Alexander Wooding
- Graduate School - Doctoral candidate: Ali Shokrgozar
Alumni and faculty are immensely proud of the award recipients and the remarkable things they’ve accomplished during their time at Idaho State. The ISU Alumni Association will host an Awards Celebration on Thursday, April 21 at 6 p.m. To learn more and RSVP contact Angie Wilhelm, Alumni Events Coordinator at email@example.com or (208) 282-3730.
Kendra Berry Harrison
College of Arts and Letters - Fine Arts and Humanities
Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies Concentration in Language, Literature, and Culture, with an Emphasis in Russian
College of Arts and Letters - Social Sciences
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
College of Business
Honors Bachelor in Business Administration in Accounting and Management with Entrepreneurship/Small Business Operations Emphasis
Minors in French and Literature
College of Education
Bachelor of Science in Physical Education with an emphasis in Exercise Science Minor in Spanish
College of Health
Bachelor of Science in Communication Science and Disorders Audiology and SLP Emphasis
Associates in Sign Language Studies
Minor in Deaf Education
Caden Michael Alder
College of Pharmacy
Doctor of Pharmacy
College of Science and Engineering - Natural Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Microbiology
Andrew J. Hall
College of Technology
Bachelor of Applied Science in Cyber-Physical Systems
Graduate School - Master's Candidate
Master of Science in Biology
Graduate School - Doctoral Candidate
Doctorate of Philosophy in Engineering & Applied Science
Outstanding Student Achievement Awards
Outstanding Student Achievement Awards recognizes graduating students who have demonstrated outstanding service to their respective college, to Idaho State University and to the community, and who also have exceptional scholastic achievement.
Faculty, staff, students, and alumni are invited to nominate senior students who meet the selection criteria. Nomination packets are due to the dean of each college by November 19. The dean from each college selects the recipient for this award. These selections are due by December 8.
For undergraduate nominees:
Selection of graduating seniors is based on three areas: academic achievements/honors; career-related experience, and extra-curricular activities. An Outstanding Student Achievement Award nominee should be a well-rounded and successful member of our campus and community. Areas of selection can include leadership activities and strength of class load as it pertains to each student's major.
For graduate nominees:
Selection of graduating graduate students is based on three areas: academic achievements/honors; career-related experience, and extra-curricular activities. An Outstanding Student Achievement Award nominee from the graduate school should be a well-rounded and successful member of our campus and community. As all graduate degrees differ in the completion requirements, each candidate will likely come with different degrees will discuss and weigh the importance of research, published materials and/or the amount of time spent teaching.
Criteria and materials reviewed by selection committees for all awards include:
- Completed nomination form.
- GPA: high academic achievement.
- 1-3 Letters of Recommendation (academic, professional & personal).
- Academic achievements and honors.
- ISU course work (transcripts will be requested/reviewed).
- Career-related experience.
- Extra-curricular activities.
- Leadership experience.
Students are honored with Outstanding Student Achievement Awards from the following colleges and schools:
College of Arts & Letters - 2 honorees
- Fine Arts & Humanities
- Social & Behavioral Sciences
College of Science & Engineering - 2 honorees
- Natural & Physical Sciences
College of Health - 1 honoree
School of Nursing - 1 honoree
School of Rehabilitation & Communication Sciences -1 honoree
College of Pharmacy - 1 honoree
College of Business - 1 honoree
College of Education - 1 honoree
College of Technology - 1 honoree
Graduate School - 2 honorees
- Master's Candidate
- Doctoral Candidate