14 students named Maize and Blue Scholars for Winter 2022

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The University of Michigan-Flint is proud to announce the Winter 2022 Maize and Blue Distinguished Scholar Award recipients. 

The Maize & Blue Award is the highest academic recognition given to undergraduate students during commencement season. The award is presented to no more than 26 students per year who excel academically and exemplify intellectual maturity and depth, character, talent, and service to the university and the community. The recipients are selected by a faculty committee, with both faculty and staff writing letters of recommendation for students who apply for the award.

The Winter 2022 commencement speakers are, Brooke Fogg, Nicole Smith, Aaron Fogelsonger, Chrissandra Padilla, Hillary Beeckman, and Emily Jackson (College of Health Sciences Outstanding Student Award winner).

Winter 2022 Maize & Blue Distinguished Scholars

Kaitlyn Bowie
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
College of Arts & Sciences

Katie Carver
Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems
College of Arts & Sciences

Brooke Fogg
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
College of Arts & Sciences

Genevieve Heydt 
Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Mathematics
College of Arts & Sciences

Jude Krajnyák
Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
College of Arts & Sciences

Genevieve Rainey 
Bachelor of Arts in History 
Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
College of Arts & Sciences

Nicole-Kristine Smith 
Bachelor of Science in Biology 
College of Arts & Sciences

Jaycie Bos
Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Studies
College of Health Sciences

Kaitlyn Militzer 
Bachelor of Social Work
School of Education & Human Services

Chrissandra Padilla 
Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education
School of Education & Human Services

Aaron Fogelsonger
Bachelor of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
School of Management 

Garrett Prince
Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting
School of Management

Hillary Beeckman
Bachelor of Science in Nursing 
School of Nursing

Jessica Carrasco
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
School of Nursing

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