The Student Bar Association (SBA) recognized the outstanding work of student organizations this past year. In addition, the SBA gave special recognition to Professors Mary Nagel and Hugh Mundy for their continued support of students and student events; Jodie Needham for her tireless efforts on behalf of students; and Michael Huggins, director of Digital Communications, for his assistance with student website initiatives.
Themis Katris (left) accepts from Associate Dean William Powers the honorable mention recognizing the outstanding programs hosted by the Hellenic Law Student Association.
Michael Bradtke (right) accepts the honorable mention for the Gay and Lesbian Legal Alliance initiatives from Associate Dean William Powers.
Associate Dean William Powers presents the Polish-American Students Association President Magdalena Wilk with the honorable mention for the group’s outstanding programs.
The Student Association of Immigration Law won the “area of law” award. Associate Dean William Powers presents the honor to Louise Nicole Vil (center), incoming president, and Magdalena Wilk (right), president for 2013-14.
The top fraternity award was presented by Associate Dean William Powers to Samantha Cain on behalf of Phi Alpha Delta (PAD).
Melissa Soso, president of the Student Bar Association, presents Professor Art Acevedo the award for “favorite faculty member of the graduating class.”
Catherine Gorman (left) was awarded one of four Public Interest Law Scholarships. Colleen Jordan, the Chicago Bar Association representative, made the presentation. Other recipients not pictured are Amie P. Leonard and Margaret McWhorter.
Iris Gutierrez Berrios (left) will benefit from funds raised at the Public Interest Auction hosted by the Student Bar Association. Colleen Jordan (right), the Chicago Bar Association representative, made the presentation on behalf of the auction organizing committee.
The Black Law Students Association (BLSA) and the Latino Law Student Association (LLSA) tied by earning the most points for their events, and most points as the most active minority organization. The honors were presented by Associate Dean William Powers (third from right) to (from left) LLSA representatives Andres Ramirez; Brian Mendez; Italia Lima, incoming president; and Jennifer Crespo, the 2013-14 president; and BLSA 2013-14 president Kristin Johnson and incoming BLSA president Dominic Spence.
Michael Bradtke, Student Bar Association (SBA) treasurer for 2013-14, and Melissa Soso (right), the president of SBA, presented Miss Marilyn Criss with a special thank you gift for all her efforts on behalf of the SBA this academic year.