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2016 Outstanding Senior Awards

Eight Virginia Tech seniors received the 2016 Outstanding Senior Awards from their respective colleges.

Sponsored by the Virginia Tech Alumni Association and the senior class, the Outstanding Senior Award recognizes exceptional academic achievement and leadership by a graduating senior from each of the university’s eight colleges. Recipients have a minimum grade-point average of 3.75 on a 4.0 scale and are selected by faculty and students within their respective colleges.

Kaley Burlingame, Outstanding Senior from the Pamplin College of Business

Kaley Burlingame

Kaley Burlingame
Pamplin College of Business

Emma Helm
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences    

Claire Kelling
College of Science 

Jason Regalado
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine    

Leigh Ann Soistmann, Outstanding Senior from the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, CAUS

Leigh Ann Soistmann

Leigh Ann Soistmann
College of Architecture and Urban Studies

Morgan Sykes, Outstanding Senior from the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

Morgan Sykes

Morgan Sykes
College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences 

Casie Venable 
College of Engineering

Natalee Yates
College of Natural Resources and Environment    

2011 Spring Commencement

Spring 2016 Commencement Schedule

Find everything you need to know at our commencement website

  • Thursday, May 12: Graduate School Commencement Ceremony, 2:30 p.m. in Cassell Coliseum
  • Friday, May 13: University Commencement Ceremony, 8:30 a.m. in Lane Stadium
  • Friday-Saturday, May 13-14: College and Departmental ceremonies
  • Sunday, May 15: National Capital Region Commencement Ceremony, 1 p.m. at the Center for the Arts at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia