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Jennie Eva Hughes Award

In 1899, Jennie Eva Hughes became the first African-American students to graduate from the University of Idaho. This award, named in her honor, is given annually to two students, one male and one female, 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 2019.

Past Recipients

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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