Boyd Honors 2011 Graduates at Law School Convocation

Fri, 05/13/2011

The Boyd School of Law held its annual Law School Convocation to honor the 2011 graduates, a total of 131 students, on May 13 at UNLV's Ham Hall. For a list of graduates, click here.

The law school also recognized accomplishments the students achieved during their time at Boyd. Below is a list of the awards that were given during the ceremony and a list of students who received academic honors.

Dean's Awards
Recognizes individual contributions or accomplishments of note to the law school community.
   Kimberly Ann DelMonico
Miles Russell Dickson
Elisabeth Sarah Flemming
Brett King Harris
Taylor Wills Hartline
Crystal Janet Herrera
Kirk David Homeyer
Brian Patrick John
Amy Kominsky
Patrick Fitzgerald McGraw
Ryan Michael McInerney
Heather Elizabeth Moore
Kenneth Nicholas Portz
Carmela Dawn Reed
Marla Renteria
Justin Taruc
Teri Nicole Vela
Kathleen Ann Wilde
Amy Mariko Yonesawa
     
Barbara Buckley Community Service Award
Recognizes outstanding commitment to community public service.
  Heidi Ann Hauck
     
James E. Rogers Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award
Recognizes outstanding overall scholastic accomplishments.
  Mark David Hesiak
     
William S. Boyd Outstanding Graduate Award
Recognizes scholastic achievement, overall leadership, and
contribution to the law school community.
  Karlee Michelle Phelps
     
Clinic Legal Education Association Award
Recognizes excellence and achievement in the clinical program.
  Chan Lengsavath
     
American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence
Recognizes academic achievement in bankruptcy studies.
  Andrea Marie Gandara
     
Scribes, The American Society of Legal Writers
Recognizes excellence in legal writing while in law school.
  John Francis Burns
Brian Patrick John
Amy Chiamin Ma
Karlee Michelle Phelps
Marla Renteria

HONORS

Summa Cum Laude   Mark David Hesiak
Zachary Peter Lowe
Karlee Michelle Phelps
Kathleen Ann Wilde
     
Magna Cum Laude   Stephanie Simone Buntin
John Francis Burns
Tyson Philip Cross
John Randall Funk
Heidi Ann Hauck
Amanda Michelle Hogeg
Amy Kominsky
Kenneth Nicholas Portz
Paul Chandler Williams
     
Cum Laude   Shana Selene Brouwers
Jocelyn Michele Burton
Kimberly Ann DelMonico
Ammon Erik Francom
Amaia Guenaga
Derrick James Harris
Hilary Leigh Heap
Madana Marry Hermiz
Eric W. Hinckley
Brian Patrick John
David Edward Krawczyk
Patrick Fitzgerald McGraw
Marla Renteria
Kristina Angela Rhoades
Corey Jacob Roberts
Anthony Raffaele Sassi
Jennifer Lynn Shrum
Kimberly Valentin
John L. Ward IV

Honors listed are based on academic standing after five semesters and are subject to change.


 

GRADUATES
Note, May 2011 and August 2011 graduates are pending completion of graduation requirements.
December 2010
Eric Schneider Allen
Devin Ray Brown
Jocelyn Michele Burton
David Michael Gardner
Heidi Ann Hauck
Daniel Joseph Licciardi, Jr.
Rendal Bret Miller*
   Dominika Morun
Nicholas Kyle Murray
Casey J. Nelson
Thomas D. Pilkington
Brinnon Robert Scott
Wendy Zheng
Sarah Marie Zwintscher
     
May 2011
Ilan Acherman
Sarah Timbridge Bassett
Jarad David Beckman
Brian Lee Berman
Elizabeth Ann Bolhouse
Koren Nicolette Boyd
Melissa Irene Bright
Shana Selene Brouwers
Alexis L. Brown
Stephanie Simone Buntin
John Francis Burns
Hai Ling Chu
Elizabeth Ellen Coleman
Alison Lynn Coombs
Elizabeth Cota
Tracy Louise Crofford
Tyson Philip Cross
Kimberly Ann DelMonico
Marianne Yvette Denton
Miles Russell Dickson
Shelly K. Dodson
Nichole Jacquet Duru
Kelly J. Fessler
Maximilien Drake Fetaz
Elisabeth Sarah Flemming
Eric Calvin Fletcher
Ammon Erik Francom
John Randall Funk
Andrea Marie Gandara
Jordan Matthew Garcia
Joseph Allen Geller
Elias Pete George
Marykathryn Gielisse
John Lee Giordani III
Jennifer Michele Gooss
Jessica Ann Green
Amaia Guenaga
Ellen Anne Harr
Brett King Harris
Derrick James Harris
Taylor Wills Hartline
Ryan Don Hastings
Hilary Leigh Heap
Madana Marry Hermiz
Crystal Janet Herrera
Parish Derrick Heshmati
Mark David Hesiak
Eric W. Hinckley
Amanda Michelle Hogeg
Kirk David Homeyer
Benjamin Thomas Ivie
Carla Marie Jaroch
Brian Patrick John
Terry Johnson
Natasha Kaul
David John Klink
Amy Kominsky
David Edward Krawczyk
David Lee Langhaim
Jason Floyd Lather
Chan Lengsavath
Kimberly Elizabeth Loges
Zachary Peter Lowe
Amy Chiamin Ma
Aaron Douglas MacDonald
Richard Alexander Manhattan
Jason R. Margolis
David A. Markman
Louis DiPaul Marrero
Patrick Fitzgerald McGraw
Ryan Michael McInerney
Kristopher Milan Milicevic
Alicia Marie Monroe
Heather Elizabeth Moore
Jared Michael Moser
Joseph Nathan Mott
Megan Eileen Gibson O’Bannon
Jennifer Pandullo
Koa S. Perlac
Shane Phayakapong
Karlee Michelle Phelps
Keith F. Pickard
Kenneth Nicholas Portz
Matthew Joseph Rashbrook
Carmela Dawn Reed
Marla Renteria
Kristina Angela Rhoades
Tristan Fontanoza Rivera
Corey Jacob Roberts
Daniel Martin Ryan
Lina Sadovnikaite
Anthony Raffaele Sassi
Tenesa Susan Scaturro
Margaret Elaine Schmidt
Morgan Flaherty Shah
Jennifer Lynn Shrum
Justin Taruc
David Anthony Thoman
Jeremy John Thompson
Kimberly Valentin
Jose E. Valenzuela III
Jason VanMeetren
Teri Nicole Vela
John L. Ward IV
Samuel Michael Warren
Larson Andrew Welsh
Erika Lyn Wiborg
John Wickett
Kathleen Ann Wilde
Paul Chandler Williams
Melinda Marie Wishart
Lisa Marie Woodson
Amy Mariko Yonesawa
     
August 2011
Christopher Joseph Benavidez
Renee Marie Kadlubek**
  Nicholas Cullen Madsen
     
*Dual J.D./M.B.A. degree recipient
**Dual J.D./Educational Pscychology Ph.D. degree recipient