Chemical Engineering Awards


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Honorary Students


Graduating Students


Student Farewells


Jessica Claire O’Neill, BS

Thank you to all of my professors, family and friends who helped me make it to the end! Good luck to all my classmates - I love you all and I wish you well in your future endeavors.

Adriana Kay Thacker, BS

We did it! Getting this degree was no easy task, we worked hard and pulled long hours, but we have all learned great life skills and made amazing friends along the way. I am so proud of myself and all my classmates. Good luck everyone!

Luis Gerardo Navarrotovar, MS

Another milestone reached... not without the help of Minerva, who patiently stood there and put things on hold to let me embrace my dreams. And those classmates/friends (Jessie, Jonathan, Josh, Kenny, Eddie) didn't treat me as a stranger and made me feel welcome.

Adam Kendall Isaac, BS

It was good. It was fun. Good luck everyone!

Serena Sorensen, BS

Sad we didn't get to say proper goodbyes. It's been a real pleasure working with you all. Thank you for everything! It's crazy that this has all come to an end. Here's to new beginnings!

Michael Lee Warburton, BS

Hard to believe this day has finally come. Thanks to all my classmates & friends for the help and memes to get me through! Thanks to my family for the support!

Kortney Shorts, BS

Wonmi Lee, BS

Happy Graduation! Ready for a new chapter of life?

Matthew James Dailey, BS

Lindsay Elizabeth Bowering, BS

Thank you to the wonderful friends and family who supported me through the entirety of this experience, and congratulations to my fellow classmates on the achievement of this major milestone. We made it! I wish you all much success as we begin the next chapter of our lives.

Kaitlynn Chelise Heinecke, BS

I am so proud of what we have accomplished together. I wish every one well and I cant wait to see what the future will bring.

Richard-Joseph Peterson, BS

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Jacob Fred Tuttle, PhD

I have truly enjoyed my 7 years of Undergrad and Grad school in the ChemE Dpt., and will forever cherish the friendships and experiences I have had here. Thank you to everybody who has helped me to accomplish what I have, I couldn't have done it without you! Take care all!

Lanae E Davis, BS

Call me a chemistry cylinder because I am graduated! Praise coffee, the Quad, and my neighbors.

Preston Scott Johnson, BS

Take a deep breath, you are a human; who is made to love, play, and have fun. - James Richards

Joel Kongolo Ilunga, BS

To the class of 2020, we all worked hard for this and we deserve all the accolades. We are graduating in a very special time and for some of us the path forward may be uncertain but we all made it this far, and nothing can stop us. Congratulations to all!

Jerjes Washington Porlles Hurtado, MS

Paul Anthony Hyte, BS

Frank Allen Curry, PhD

Eyvin De Jesus Mendoza, BS

This journey has been a great life experience as well as a grand lesson. Thank you to all that supported me and were apart of the last 5 years of my life. I wish you all the best of luck in your future careers and hope that the best things are yet to come.

Travis Anderson, BS

“No man should escape our universities without knowing how little he knows” -J. Robert Oppenheimer

Misha Bekeris, BS

I've learned that change is natural. It's important to never fear new experiences, and to also appreciate the little things along the way. These past 4 years have been an incredible journey, and to the lifelong friends I've made - I'm looking forward to many more.

Paul Andrew Holyoak Mundt, BS

I would like to thank my wife and boys for always being my number 1 cheerleader, my family for the support, and my friends for the encouragement. Thank you for joining me on this difficult road. We made it, and now to the next adventure.

Gabriel L Mensinger, BS

I've absolutely loved my time here at the U and I'm so glad I got to meet as many amazing people as I have. I'm really sad we couldn't spend more time with each other this last semester but I really enjoyed the time we did get to spend together.

Josh Martineau, BS

It's been a pleasure, ladies and gentlemen. Good luck to you all.

Mary Ann Jeppson, BS

Mary Jeppson will be continuing her education by pursuing a PhD at the University of Utah working under Swomitra Mohanty. An accomplished violinist, Mary has violin performance degrees from the University of Utah and Rice University. Mary has loved her time at the University.

Miranda Elaine Wetzker, BS

Huge thank you to every classmate I studied with, every friend who believed in me, and my family who was there for it all. I know I couldn't have made it here without all of you pushing me to do my best and stick through this program, THANK YOU!

Brandon Kade Dalton, BS

Chosita Namdokmai, BS

To the best mommy in the world - Thank you for your continuing love, encouragement, and all nighter wake-up calls for exams during these years. I will do you justice for every time you believed in me. This is just the beginning !

Giovanna Roth Ruai, BS

I wouldn't have been able to make it through college without the support of my huband, family, and friends and for that I am eternally grateful. I'll miss the friends I've made along the way and I hope the best to them.

Moataz Sheha, PhD

The last four years of my life have been extraordinary. I enjoyed my time here at the U and now it's time to say goodbye. But goodbye doesn't have to be forever! I wish good luck to all of you in your future endeavors and I'll try to stay in touch with everyone as much as I can.

Carolina Isabel Castro, BS

There were many days when stress got the best of me so I'm very proud of how far I've come. I'm so thankful for all of my wonderful classmates and teachers. Thank you for making this journey a little less scary and a heck of a lot more enjoyable!

Younjae Eo, BS

I'm really happy with studying my major at the U, I hope that all of my classmates will be successful in their future. Thank you all !

Grayson Tyler Wallace, BS

Justin Jay Griffin, BS

Wish we were able to do this in person to celebrate all the hard times together. We made it!

Oluwafemi John Omotilewa, MS

“Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive: easy to govern, but impossible to enslave - Henry Brougham”. Wherever you go, be bold, be courageous, and in life, nothing is impossible to achieve when you have enthusiasm, optimism & confidence.”……

Wallis Elaine Scholl, BS

Thank you for all the support! I'd be lying if I said this degree was easy, but I didn't do it alone.

Michael Daniel Adkins, BS

Though we will be graduating, we should always stay grateful to those that helped along the way. Here's to the next step in our lives, wherever that may lead us.

Eric Fluckiger, BS

Dorjbat Dorjmenchim, BS

Thank you to all my family for supporting me and taking care of me while I worked for this degree. Thank you to my friends for making even the most stressful of times enjoyable. I couldn’t have done it on my own.

Jeremy Robert Bussard, BS

Thank you to my professors for pushing us to learn and to my groupmates for making the workload almost manageable. A Special thanks to Dr. Butterfield for providing ample opportunities for career development and for tolerating me over the past four years.

Hiram Eli Eugene O’Connor , BS

Full College of Engineering Commencement Program


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