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2017 Outstanding Student Awards

Eleven graduating Virginia Tech students received the 2017 Outstanding Student Awards from their respective colleges.

Sponsored by the Virginia Tech Alumni Association and the Division of Student Affairs, the Outstanding Senior Award recognizes exceptional academic achievement and leadership by a graduating student from each of the university’s eight colleges, the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, and awards for undergraduate and graduate student of the year. 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.

Chris Eyestone

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Bobby Hollingsworth

College of Engineering

Siddhartha Roy

College of Engineering

Abigail Smith

College of Engineering

Sarah Bye

Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine

Chris McLaughlin

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute

Morgan Matt

College of Architecture and Urban Studies

Sieu Tran

College of Science

Joseph Mills

Pamplin College of Business

Kelly Cooper

College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

Ally Moser

College of Natural Resources and Environment

A picture of a graduate's decorated mortarboard

Spring 2017 Commencement Schedule

Find everything you need to know at our commencement website.

  • Thursday, May 11: Graduate School Commencement Ceremony, 2:30 p.m. in Cassell Coliseum
  • Friday, May 12: University Commencement Ceremony, 8:30 a.m. in Lane Stadium
  • Friday-Saturday, May 12-13: College and Departmental ceremonies
  • Sunday, May 14: National Capital Region Commencement Ceremony, 1 p.m. at the Center for the Arts at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia

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