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Jennie Eva Hughes Award

Jennie Eva Hughes Multicultural Student Leadership Award

In 1899, Jennie Eva Hughes became the first African-American student to graduate from the University of Idaho. This award, named in her honor, is given annually to students who have shown genuine concern and interest toward multicultural issues and worked on behalf of multiculturalism on campus.  

Eligibility & Nominations

This award is available to all undergraduates. Students may be nominated by faculty, administrators, staff or other students. Students can also nominate themselves. The award is part of the ASUI Student Achievement Awards in Leadership and Service to recognize individuals who have made contributions to student activities, campus and community life.

Nominations will be accepted in early Spring 2023.

2021: Jose Maciel, Aaron Bharucha
2020: Carlos Vazquez
2019: Ayo Kayode-Popoola
2018: Luis Aleman
2017: Marielena Vega
2016: Izaiah Dolezal
2015: Alejandra "Vivi" Gonzalez
2014: Daniel Urrutia
2013: Elizabeth Lopez
2012: Angela Rivera
2011: Lizbette Morin
2010: Juan Corona & Maria "Monze" Magana
2009: Javier Garcia
2008: Jessica Barrera
2007: Monica C. Gallegos & William Gitau Munge
2006: Lucia Christensen & Derik Robinson
2005: Rocio Ayala

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Moscow, ID 83844-2439

Phone: 208-885-0203