Raven Scholars

Raven Scholars

Raven Scholars is an award program dedicated to honoring outstanding upperclassmen and graduate students at Sam Houston State University. The purpose of the Raven Scholars program is to recognize our top students who have achieved academic success as well as integrated campus life, service, and leadership into their college career. An annual award banquet will be held each spring to distinguish these exemplary students.


For a student to be eligible for Raven Scholars, he or she

  • Must be nominated by a University faculty, or staff
  • Must have a SHSU GPA of 3.00 or higher
  • Must be currently enrolled for at least 12 hours at SHSU
  • Must be classified as at least a Junior standing by the beginning of the semester nominations are conducted
  • Transfer students must have at least 2 long semesters at SHSU for a total of 30 semester hours
  • Graduate students must have an undergraduate degree from SHSU or have completed 18 hours at SHSU and be presently enrolled for 9 hours (an  exception should be made for assistant instructors who are teaching a full load of 6 hours and enrolled in 6 hours)

2020 Raven Scholars

Diana Alcaraz

Michelle Amaro

Armon Amini

Kimberly Anderson

Samantha Anderson

Taylor Bailey

Bethany Boyd

Jacob Brandon

Travis Buchanan

Kacey Campos

Miguel Campos

Lusine Chobanyan

Kayla Chretin

Samantha Clem

Haley Coker

Genesis Cordia

Megan Crosby

Jordan Davis

Ashley Defrancis

Emily Desormeaux

Uchechi Dike

Alondra Duran

Emmanuel Ebirim

Ethan Eichhorst

Devan Elliott

Valeria Escobedo

Danielle Fitzmaurice

Lilibeth Flores

Brittney Franklin

Alyssia Gabbard

Sanjhi Gandhi

Julia Garcia

Valeria Garza

Shani Gomez

Danielle Gray

Seth Griffith

Lori Guerin

Brianna Guerrero

Jordan Gutierrez

Sean Hamilton

Taylor Harrison

Joshua Hernandez

Matthew Herndon

Ethan Hoover

Nicole Howard

Savanna Hurst

Cherilyn Hwang

Camille Ingham

Allison Ingram

Natalie Jecmenek

Zahna Johnson

Jax Kendrick

Hunter Keuthan

Jared Kitts

Bethany Leander

Amanda Lee

Yuan Ping Lien

Katherine Linn

Haley Lord

Spencer MacLennan

Christian Martinez

Makayla Mason

Megan McDonald

Chardonnay Morgan

Kinley Mueller

Meranda Mull

Krysta Nero

Tori Nunn

Dafe Ogbojo

Kaitlyn Palmquist

Konner Patton

Kinsey Pawlosky

Yuliya Pervakova

Jordan Pittman

Amanda Raaska

Rainey Riley

Lesly Rocha

Jessica Saavedra

Gustavo Salazar

Oscar Sanchez

Victor Serrano

Xavier Sevilla-Dunlap

Antonio Silva

Gabriel Smith

Asia Smith

Taylor Swearingen

Anubhav Thakur

Favour Ubadinobi

Austin Ugarte

Alexus Uhl

Julio Valdez Rodriguez

Kayla Vickers

Jamie Washington

Morgan Webb

Madison Westbrook

Makenzie Wethington

Joshua Whitlock

Anna Wier

Allison Williams

Caitlin Yates


For more information about the Raven Scholars Program, please contact the Office of Student Engagement & Retention.

Email: engage@shsu.edu

Phone: (936) 294-2714