Outstanding Seniors

Pullman Outstanding Seniors excel in diverse fields

An international researcher, a police cadet, a certified nursing assistant, and a young mother who speaks five languages (in addition to baby talk) are among the 24 College of Arts and Sciences students named Outstanding Seniors of 2022, all of whom are exemplary in their academic achievements, leadership, and service to the community.

Tri-Cities Outstanding Seniors for 2022

One graduating student from each department in the College of Arts & Sciences at WSU Tri-Cities was honored as an “Outstanding Senior” at a reception in April 2022. Students were selected by faculty in recognition of their outstanding academic achievement during their time at WSU Tri-Cities.

Two CAS outstanding seniors represent college at commencement ceremonies

An aspiring international lawyer and a budding business analyst were honored as gonfalon bearers for the College of Arts and Sciences during separate commencement ceremonies Saturday at WSU Pullman. Nicole Craze, a political science major who aims to become an attorney specializing in international law and diplomacy, carried the college’s shield-shaped banner at the ceremony […]

Outstanding seniors excel in academics, leadership, service

Writers, researchers, scientists, musicians, athletes, activists, adventurers… the 23 students who received this year’s Outstanding Senior honors from the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) excelled in academic performance and in service to their department or school and to the broader Washington State University community. Among those honored for 2021 are Regents scholars, National Merit […]

Outstanding Seniors exemplify dedication to learning, leadership, service

In the College of Arts and Sciences, an Outstanding Senior is defined as one who has excelled in academic performance and in service to their department or school and to the University community. This year, 24 students were selected to receive the honor by faculty in their respective Pullman campus degree programs and the leadership […]

A big future in big data

Haylie Murray, a 21-year-old native of Camano Island, Wash., was named as the 2019 Outstanding Senior for the WSU data analytics program. “There is a sense of accomplishment in being the part of the first graduating class in data analytics,” she said. Data analysts and scientists are critical to industries on the cutting edge of […]

CAS seniors prioritize knowledge, service to others

Devon Holze said she “hated math” until she took a class in calculus and discovered she loved it. Around the same time, she also grew passionate about political science, and now believes in the power of combining knowledge in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) with the ability to communicate that knowledge to other people. […]

Criminal justice, Spanish student selected to carry CAS gonfalon

Outstanding senior in criminal justice and criminology Jordan Sykes will carry the College of Arts and Sciences gonfalon during all three WSU Pullman commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 4, in Beasley Coliseum. “Attending WSU has been the best the decision that I have made in my life, and I am beyond proud to be a […]