AY2015-16 Winners


Evelyn Bracho-Sanchez, Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineering

“To me, leadership means serving others, guiding new students to success and giving returning students new opportunities to propel their careers.”


Trent Fields
Undergraduate Student, Electrical Engineering

“A true leader must be able to bring humility to the table. I believe C.S. Lewis said it best ‘true humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less’ and this is how I view my leadership style.”


Stephanie Ishii, Ph.D.
Environmental Engineering Sciences

“A leader demonstrates a unique level of excitement for the goals he or she is helping a group to achieve. Leadership necessitates recognizing specific strengths in team members, highlighting successes, and celebrating the lessons learned in failure.”


Rebecca O’Toole
Undergraduate Student, Agricultural and Biological Engineering

“I find the main goal of leadership is to facilitate teamwork. The key practices include communication, organization, allowing all voices to be heard, a positive attitude, and taking on tasks one step at a time.