The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma recently honored students for their achievements and service during the ninth annual Minerva Awards ceremony April 14.
Among those who were honored at the award ceremony was Christina Bevien-Guevarra of Del City, winning the sophomore leadership award.
Bevien-Guevarra is a sophomore music major at USAO. The sophomore leadership award honors outstanding sophomores who have shown leadership qualities during their time at USAO. Sophomore leadership award recipients have demonstrated the willingness and ability to involve others and hold leadership roles on campus.
“We are proud to recognize these students for their dedication to USAO inside and outside of the classroom,” said Nancy Hughes, dean of students. “The awards are named after Minerva, the ancient Roman goddess of wisdom and science. Those recognized with Minerva Awards at USAO must be steadfast in their commitment to not only their academic achievements but also serve as leaders within the campus community.”
The Minerva Awards provide public recognition for outstanding students at USAO. Students are honored for excellence in academics, community service, campus involvement and other areas. In addition to individual honors, the ceremony recognizes honor society members, recipients of Who’s Who, seniors graduating with honors and Presidential Leadership Council members.
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