Each year, faculty have the opportunity to nominating graduating seniors for the HDFS Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award. The award recognizes students who go above-and-beyond expectations by demonstrating excellence in the major as well as being a good citizen and positive representative of the HDFS department.
Congratulations to Elizabeth Martwick and Calli Simpson, recipients of the HDFS Outstanding Undergraduate Award for 2020-2021! Both of these individuals demonstrated excellence in academic achievement, departmental and university citizenship, and community service.
Elizabeth Martwick graduated in Fall Semester 2020. During her enrollment at NDSU, Elizabeth maintained a 4.0 GPA, while also contributing to the HDFS Healthy Eating and Body Image Lab and NDSU Center for Writers. Additionally, she volunteered for organizations that support people with disabilities, including Easter Seals and local summer camps.
Calli Simpson will graduate in Spring Semester 2021. During her enrollment at NDSU, Calli maintained a 4.0 GPA, while also contributing to the NDSU Violence Prevention Educators and Green Bandana Project. Additionally, she served as a shelter support specialist at the YWCA, and an assistant teacher at Faith Kids.