University Honors Program
phone: (208) 885-6147
Idaho Commons 315
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2533
Moscow, ID 83844-2533

Class of 2011

Here are snapshots of some recent graduates that include their major or majors, and whether they received the UHP Core Award (19 honors credits) or UHP Certificate (27 honors credits). Not cited are the many other accomplishments and awards achieved by these and other students who have graduated from the university and the UHP in the past year.


Heather Boni Heather C. Boni
Winnemucca, Nev.
Dance, Psychology/UHP Core Award
Heather plans to audition for dance productions and companies and will attend a Dance Movement Therapy Intensive in New Hampshire to incorporate dance and psychology to help a wide age range of clients. She plans to pursue either a Masters in Dance Movement Therapy or an MFA to enable her to become a Dance Professor at an educational institution.
Read more of Heather's story in Lessons Learned
Alec Alec D. Bowman
Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics-General Opt./UHP Core Award
This fall, Alec begins a Ph.D program in Aerospace Engineering with an emphasis in dynamics and control, at the University of Kansas.
Caroline Campell Caroline L. Campbell
Food Science/UHP Certificate
This summer, Caroline will intern at Cargill (Minneapolis) performing food ingredient research. She will study abroad in Santiago, Chile this fall and start graduate graduate studies in health and wellness or food chemistry fall 2012.
Kelsi Evans Kelsie J. Evans
North Bend, Wash.
Biology/UHP Certificate
Kelsie has accepted a graduate research assistantship to pursue a Master of Science degree in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology at the University of Idaho.
Eleanor, Amber & Kate Kathryn (Kate) A. Fox (right)
Biology/UHP Certificate
Kate plans to move to Missoula to work while she applies to medical school.

Amber J. Lankford (middle)
Missoula, Mont.
Wildlife Resources/UHP Certificate
Amber will work for several months as assistant manager at the Taylor Wilderness Research Station; she's also working with a faculty member to develop a Masters project in ornithology and education that would start in the spring of 2012.

Eleanor (Ella) R. Wrenn (left)
Chugiak, Aka.
Psychology, UHP Certificate
Ella hopes to enter into a PhD Neuroscience program in the United Kingdom within the next few years--she's looking at jobs in biology labs to gain some experience.
Jordan Hensley Jordan A. Hensley
Camas, Wash.
Political Science/UHP Core Award
After graduation Jordan plans to work for a while and then pursue a master's of public policy.
Jimmy LiChenchen Jimmy Li
Electrical Engineering/UHP Core Award
This fall, JImmy begins graduate studies in electromagnetics at the University of Texas at Austin.
Adeline Lustig Adeline Lustig
Anthropology Biology/UHP Certificate
This fall, Adeline will begin graduate studies at Boston University to pursue a Master of Science degree in Forensic Anthropology.
Michelle A. Machinal (right)
Richland, Wash.
Chemical Engineering/UHP Certificate
Michelle will be a process engineer for Georgia Pacific in Wauna, Oregon.

Maya Nair & Michelle Machina Maya D. Nair (left)
Chemical Engineering/UHP Certificate
Maya has accepted a Life-Cycle Assessment internship with Diversey in Racine, WI.
Hannah Nizam-Aldine Hannah Nizam-Aldine
English-Teaching Emph., Foreign Languages-Spanish Opt., Cert. Only-Secondary/UHP Certificate
This fall, Hannah attends Colorado State University on a full-ride teaching assistantship as she studies for an M.A. degree in Teaching English as a Second Language.
Mitchell J. Odom
Psychology/UHP Certificate
This fall, Mitch will begin medical school at Vanderbilt university.
Gus Simpson John (Gus) A. Simpson
Radio/TV/Digital Media Production/UHP Certificate
Gus plans to spend the summer in continuing to work at UI's Sound, Production & Lighting, gets married soon after that, and then decide what's next in terms of career or further studies/degree.
Learn more about Gus' story in Check, Check: Listening to the Sound of Success
Myca Taylor Myca R. Taylor
Selah, Wash.
Sociology/UHP Certificate
This fall, Myca begins graduate studies at Central Washington University to pursue a Master's of Education in School Psychology.
Heather Tyne Heather M. Tyner
Anchorage, Aka.
Food/Nutrition-Dietetics Opt./UHP Core Award
Following graduation, Heather plans to visit Scotland, get married, and start graduate studies in UI's Family & Consumer Sciences program.
Ella Kim Kimberly M. Williams (right)
Beaverton, Oreg.
General Studies/UHP Core Award
Kimberly is currently on church mission.

Eleanor (Ella) R. Wrenn (left)
Chugiak, Aka.
Psychology, UHP Certificate
Ella hopes to enter into a PhD Neuroscience program in the United Kingdom within the next few years--she's looking at jobs in biology labs to gain some experience.