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EDS Undergraduate Awards

Congratulations, Class of 2023!

EDS is excited to announce a new set of awards to recognize outstanding graduating undergraduate EDS students! Read more about our recipients for the Class of 2023.


  • Alexandra Pina

    Alexandra Pina

    Award: Education Studies Outstanding Student Award
    Major/Minor: Double major in Education Sciences and Linguistics: Language Studies (Spanish)
    Career Goals: Middle school spanish and dual language teacher
    Favorite Inspirational Quote: “You have power over your mind, not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” -Marcus Aurelius
  • Angelie Hoang

    Angelie Hoang

    Award: Education Studies Excellence in Secondary Education Award

    Major/Minor: Major in Mathematics and minor in Mathematics Education 

    Career Goals: Secondary mathematics teacher

    Favorite Inspirational Quote: "To love through and because of mathematics is to build hopefulness, to cultivate creativity, to promote reflection, and to foster a thirst for deep knowledge and deep investigation.” -Francis Su

  • Chenelle McClain

    Chenelle McClain

    Award: Education Studies Excellence in Education Award

    Major/Minor: Linguistics and Education Studies

    Career Goals:To advocate for equity and equality in education.

    Favorite inspirational quote: "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." -Nelson Mandela

  • Johanna Kye

    Johanna Kye

    Award: Education Studies Excellence in Elementary Education Award

    Major/Minor: Education Studies Major and Psychology Minor & Transnational Korean Studies Minor

    Career Goals: Elementary school teacher

    Favorite inspirational quote: "Hope is the thing with feathers. That perches in the soul. And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all." -Emily Dickinson

  • Tori McMillan

    Tori McMillan

    Award: Education Studies Excellence in Service-Learning/PAL Award
    Major/Minor: Double major in Psychology with a Specialization in Cognitive Psychology & Black Diaspora and African American Studies with a Minor in Education Studies
    Career goals: Elementary school teacher
    Favorite Inspirational Quote: “I am still learning – how to take joy in all the people I am, how to use all my selves in the service of what I believe, how to accept when I fail and rejoice when I succeed.” -Audre Lorde