Trio of engineers earn top MU academic honor

May 20, 2019

A trio of headshots of the award winners.

Sarah Gebken, Luke Guerdan and Julie Nguyen earned MU Awards for Academic Distinction.

A trio of Mizzou Engineering students earned a University of Missouri Award for Academic Distinction recently in honor of their tremendous success in the classroom. The awardees, with their majors and faculty mentors, were:

  • Sarah Gebken, Biological Engineering (Chris Pires)
  • Luke Guerdan, Computer Science and Psychology (Yi Shang)
  • Julie Nguyen, Chemical Engineering and Music (Bret Ulery)

According to MU, the award recognizes undergraduate students who go above and beyond expectations to contribute to the academic atmosphere at the University of Missouri. The university and various organizations at MU recognize students for their leadership, their service and their campus involvement. The award provides recognition of those students who, through their academic efforts, have improved the intellectual and academic culture of this university and by motivating students with high potential to do the same.