Honors College student Alyssa Norris racked up several honors at the conclusion of her junior year at WSU. Norris received a Udall Foundation honorable mention award in the environment category, and she was a finalist for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship (WSU’s first finalist since 1990). Norris was also named the Outstanding Junior in the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture. Read more about Norris and her unique story.
Doctoral student Shuresh Ghimire won a $10,000 Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship from Annie’s Homegrown, Inc. Ghimire, a graduate research assistant at WSU’s Mount Vernon Research and Extension Center, was recognized for his enthusiasm, passion and commitment to sustainable agriculture. The award supports the next generation of farmers committed to sustainable farming practices.
Among the graduates from the College of Nursing’s doctoral program were Yasmin Musa Al-Shannaq and Anas Mohammad, a couple from Jordan who are set to return to their home country to begin faculty positions at Jordan University of Science and Technology. The couple credited WSU’s dedicated faculty for helping them find success. Mohammad was honored with the Chancellor’s Award during Spring Commencement.