Outstanding Student Leader ceremony 2022

SIU Carbondale student Majesty Gunn of Chicago accepts an Outstanding Leadership and Service Award from Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Jeffrey T. Burgin Jr. (SIU photo)

April 25, 2022

SIU honors 18 students for outstanding leadership, service

CARBONDALE, Ill. — Eighteen students from Southern Illinois University Carbondale have received the Outstanding Leadership and Service Awards for Graduating Seniors, which recognizes commitment to leadership, service and improving the campus. 

Recipients are:

Francesca Burkett, geology, Carterville, Illinois

Sydney Dix, biological sciences, Herrin, Illinois

Nelson Fernandes, mechanical engineering, Skokie, Illinois               

Majesty Gunn, exercise science, Chicago, Illinois

Marianne Haines, biological sciences, Maquon, Illinois

Taylor Hartke, agricultural sciences, Teutopolis, Illinois

Jarrett Jones, political science, Effingham, Illinois

Reed Jostes, agribusiness, Maroa, Illinois

Isaac Ludington, political science, Newton, Illinois

Eric Morris, aviation management, Houston, Texas

Tamilore Oluyemi, public health, Florissant, Missouri

Samantha Park, physiology, Carlinville, Illinois

Kim Reese, dietetics, Carbondale, Illinois

Riley Sanders, communications disorders, Williamsville, Illinois

Haley Spiewak, communication studies, Marion, Illinois

Esmerelda Valerio, social work, Carbondale, Illinois

Chelsey Varela, criminology, Centralia, Illinois

Genevieve Wetterhus, paralegal studies, Germantown Hills, Illinois