At this year’s commencement ceremony, 16 Criminal Justice graduates received the prestigious Albert Roberts Scholar Award. Each year this award is given to graduates who have demonstrated uncommon achievement in the Criminal Justice major. Students who receive this award must complete a minimum GPA of 3.8 in the major. This award remembers longtime faculty member Al Roberts, a scholar of victimology and social work, who had exemplary commitment to undergraduate education.

This year’s recipients are: Kristine Arandela, Lucas Biebelberg, Jill Colban, Brian De Jesus, Evan Hackler, Jordan Henry, Jasmine Love, Jason Montalvo, Megan Moran, Jessica Saad, Kaitlin Savarese, Paige Schilling, Henri Schraeder, Edward Sulca, Marilyn Tenpenny, and Chelsea Wait.