2023 USRA Distinguished Undergraduates Awardees and Honorable Mentions

Awardees:

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Shae Henley
University of Arizona
Aerospace Engineering
Bachelor of Science - 2024

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Isabella Macias
University of Florida
Astrophysics
Bachelor of Science - 2023

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Alicia Smith
University of Canterbury
Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - 2023

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Ashley Tirado Pujols
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Aerospace Engineering
Bachelor of Science - 2024

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Madison VanWyngarden
Boston University
Astronomy & Physics
Bachelor of Science - 2024

Honorable Mentions:

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Juliane Hyvert
Northeastern University
Mechanical Engineering

Bachelor of Science - 2026

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Emma Kate Price
Harvard University
Mechanical Engineering

Bachelor of Science - 2025

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Rafael Ortiz
Arizona State University
Astrophysics

Bachelor of Science - 2024

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Giana Perez
Stanford University
Astrophysics

Bachelor of Science (Physics) & Masters of Computer Science - 2025

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Stephanie Yoshida
Harvard University
Astrophysics

Bachelor of Arts - 2025