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CSU Trustees' Awards
Meet the Awardees

Faith Ihem, CSU Bakersfield Teresa Castillo, CSU Channel Islands Natalie Holmberg-Douglas, CSU Chico Pamela Hernandez, CSU Dominguez Hills Jessica Mery, CSU East Bay Bryan L. L. Wood, Fresno State Michael Chacon, CSU Fullerton Monica R. Correale, Humboldt State University Lita Melissa Cahuana, CSU Long Beach Justin D'Agostino, CSU Los Angeles Gregory Worstell, California Maritime Academy Jesus Ochoa Perez, CSU Monterey Bay Mayra Roxi Diaz, CSU Northridge Natalie Rivera, Cal Poly, Pomona Patrick Landrum, CSU Sacramento Gena Alltizer, CSU San Bernardino Sergio Juarez, San Diego State University Shayle Matsuda, San Francisco State University Meet the 2014 Awardees David Elliott, San José State University Michelle Lam, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo Carlos Betancourt, CSU San Marcos Giovanni Lamanna, Sonoma State University Eliza Matley, CSU Stanislaus

CSU Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achievement

The California State University (CSU) is proud to present the 2014 recipients of the CSU Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achievement. The awards are given each year to those students who demonstrate superior academic performance, personal accomplishments, community service and financial need.

The personal stories of these students are inspiring. They have overcome tremendous life challenges to pursue a college degree. Yet while their commitment, drive and perseverance are extraordinary, these students are not unlike the thousands of students who look to the CSU each year for high-quality, accessible, affordable educational opportunities. Without the CSU and scholarship programs such as the CSU Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement, many of these students would never have the chance to attend college and achieve their dreams.

The CSU is grateful to its many supporters for creating and sustaining this important award, especially the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, which established the initial endowment; members of the CSU Board of Trustees; and other supporters of the university who have made personal contributions. The CSU also recognizes the leadership of Dr. Ali C. Razi, trustee emeritus, whose personal commitment sustained the award in its early years and whose inspiration of others has helped it thrive.

The CSU congratulates this year’s winners whose talent and determination will help build and sustain California’s future.