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Berkeley Social Welfare Honors 2016-17 Student Achievements

Berkeley Social Welfare recently honored many of its top performing undergraduate, MSW and doctoral students at the Academic and Achievement Awards reception. The ceremony is a favorite part of the annual Haviland Scholars Day tradition.

Students were honored in categories ranging from leadership to community service to excellence in research to commitment to social justice. See below for the complete list of this year's awardees. 

Excellence in Social Work Practice Award: Nicole Liner-Jagamian

Excellence in Social Work Practice Award

Excellence in Social Work Research Award: Rafaela Fadda, Elena Gustafson, Niki Severson, Brittany Schmitt and Jake Tomlitz

Excellence in Social Work Research Award

Ralph M. Kramer Award for Outstanding Management and Planning (MAP) Student: Bonnie Lockhart

Ralph M. Kramer Award for Outstanding MAP Student

James Midgley Leadership Award: Adrian Chavez

James and Khadija Midgley Doctoral Dissertation Award: Zach Morris

James and Khadija Midgley Doctoral Dissertation Award

Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award: Briana McGeough

Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award

Social Welfare Dean’s Award for Academic Achievement: Amber Benton

Social Welfare Dean's Award for Academic Achievement

Social Welfare Dean’s Award for Outstanding Community Service: Natalie Ruiz

Social Welfare Dean's Award for Outstanding Community Service

Social Welfare Dean’s Award for Social Justice, Group Award: 

2016-17 Organizing for Social Justice Course and Cal Anti-Racism Coalition(CalARC) Leadership
2017 Dean's Award for Social Justice: Group

Brian Cheung, Edrica Coleman, Elle de la Cruz, Rachel Duvivier, Elena Gustafson, Kenji Harsch, Noah Hooker, Emily Kane, Ashley Kelly, Bonnie Lockhart, Laura Preuss, William Renauld, Amelia Rudberg, Lara Sidhu, Makena Silva, Karina Sweitzer, Icarus Tsang, Maria Elena Valdivia-Fortuna, Brittany Vickers, Erica West, Amanda Whitecrane and Phoebe Woerner

 

Social Welfare Dean’s Award for Social Justice, Individual Award: Ronald Moss

2017 Dean's Award for Social Justice: Individual