Awards and Recognition

Awards and Recognition

We are pleased to have outstanding faculty and students who receive recognition for their research, service, and academic achievements in areas such as physical education, holistic health, exercise science, public health, teaching, strength and conditioning, sports psychology, health education, kinesiology, exercise physiology, and health promotion to name a few. 


Student Awards and Recognition

University Awards and Recognition

 

Geiger-Metzger Award

2018 Katherine Temnyk            

 

J. Burton Vasché Award

2021 Josue Montoya               

 

Dean's Medal of Excellence

Kinesiology

2021 Andrew Boland
2020 Viridiana Van Den Hengel
2019 Tirzah Ricklick
2018 Katherine Temnyk
2017 Jason Oliveira 
2016 Channing Wilson
2015 Rebecca Van Klaveren
2014 Adriana Rivas

 

Exercise Science

2021 Benjamin Davies
2020 Kyle Alexander                 
 

Public Health Promotion

2021 Job Medina-Ramirez

 

Student Leadership Awards

Judge and Alverta Hughes Humanitarian Award

2016 Consuelo Hernandez (Kinesiology - Health Promotion)

 

Outstanding Student Organization

2013 Kinesiology Club

          


Department Awards and Recognition

 

James Bowen Memorial Award (Single Subject Physical Education)

2021 Brandon Pacheco
2020 Brian Dudley and Salvador Gutierrez
2019 Miguel Arellano
2018 Gabriela Aguilar
2017 Nina Garcia
2016 Enith Rojas
2015 Omar Musleh
2014 Matthew Blakely
2013 Christine Retteinhouse

 

Outstanding Exercise Science Student

2021 Rocky Pimentel
2020 Sean Fjellstrom
2019 Rebecca Linderman
2018 Krystle Sanders
2017 Alexa Sanchez-Estrada
2016

Hannah Cifuentes 

 

Outstanding Public Health Promotion Student

2021 Job Medina-Ramirez
2020 Samantha Nerio*    
2019 Alexxa Banuelos*
2018 James Nelson*
2017 Bryan Jimenez*
2016 Consuelo Hernandez*  

*Previously Known as Outstanding Health Promotion Student Award

 

Highest GPA

 

Single Subject Matter - Physical Education

2021 Andrew Boland
2020 Brian Dudley
2019 Miguel Arellano              

 

Exercise Science

2021 Benjamin Davies
2020 Kyle Alexander
2019 Sean Bender
2017 Jason Oliveira                

 

Public Health Promotion

2021 Job Medina-Ramirez
2020 Viridiana Van Den Hengel*
2019 Cinthia Morales Martinez*
2017 Sukhsharn Johal*

*Previously Health Promotion Highest GPA


Professional Organization Awards

 

California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (CAHPERD)

2019 Diana Cardenas James Echols Award
2017 Jenna Boesch John F. Kennedy Award
2017 Bill Amaya James Echolas Award
2012 Bethany Kerr Winifred Van Hagen/Rosalind Cassidy Award
2012 Christine Rettinhouse John R. Kennedy Award

 

American Kinesiology Association (AKA)

2020 Jorge Alvarez
2019 Kinsey Pettigrew-Taa
2018 Jade Poon
2017 Katrina Tooman
2016 Channing Wilson

 


Faculty Awards and Recognition

Student Leadership Awards

2021 Janice Herring Student Empowerment Award
2015 Brent Powell Student Organization Advisor Award

 


Student Org. Advisor Award