Alumni & Graduation Awards

Alumni Awards

Alumni of the Year
The recipients of the William S. Boyd School of Law Alumni of the Year Award have demonstrated a history of outstanding service to UNLV, to the community, and to the law school. Their personal and professional achievements bring acclaim to UNLV and its academic programs.

Distinguished Alumni
The William S. Boyd School of Law Distinguished Alumni Award is given to a graduate who has gone on to exceptional professional achievement through their service to the legal profession, the legal community, and the law school.

Young Alumni
The William S. Boyd School of Law Young Alumni Award is given to a graduate who is less than five years out of law school and who has distinguished himself or herself for outstanding contributions to the legal community.

Year Alumni of the Year Distinguished Alumni Young Alumni
2014 Keith Brown '05 Elda Luna Sidhu '01 Terry Johnson '11
2013 Heather Procter '03    
2012 William Michael Kapalka '04    
2011 Jeremy Aguero '04    
2010 Sean K. Claggett '03    
2009 Michael Higdon '01    
2008 Paola Armeni Androvandi '03    

 

Graduation Awards

Barbara Buckley Community Service Award
Recognizes outstanding commitment to community/public service. 

James E. Rogers Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award
Recognizes outstanding overall scholastic accomplishments. 

William S. Boyd Outstanding Graduate Award
Recognizes scholastic achievement, overall leadership, and contribution to the law school community. 

Year Barbara Buckley Community Service Award James E. Rogers Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award William S. Boyd Outstanding Graduate Award
2014 Shannon L. Phenix 
Brittnie T. Watkins 
Bryn S. Esplin
Alex A. Hames
Nicole S. Scott 
2013 Jessica Perlick  William S. Habdas  Richard A. Andrews 
2012 Cayla Witty  Nechole Michelle Garcia
Cristen Cara Thayer 
Timothy Andrew Mott  
2011 Heidi Ann Hauck  Mark David Hesiak  Karlee Michelle Phelps  
2010 Brian James Ramsey  Moorea L. Katz  Seth T. Floyd  
2009 Ofelia L. Monje  Joshua Paul Gilmore  Barbara Machiko McDonald
Diane L. Welch  
2008 Judy Carol Cox  Lisa Ann Grew   Jenny L. Routheaux  
2007 Lisa Lynn Chapman
Melissa Elaine Oliver 
Kelly Harrison Dove  Brandon Paul Kemble
2006 Jennifer Ann Carr  Danielle Nicole Oakley  Kimberly Stacey Lou
2005 Jun-Ho-Song  Keith Allen Brown  Angela Dawn Morrison 
2004 Jennifer Gloria Sandoval  Cami Marie Perkins  Brian L. Bradford 
2003 Carla Dawn Kok  Kfir B. Levy  Briant Sione Platt 
2002 Jennifer Ann Durcan
Catherine M. Mazzeo
Rochelle Thuy Nguyen
Leann Poland Truesdale 
William Hunt Stoddard Jr. Leah Anne Ayala 
2001 Jason Matthew Frierson  Michael Jordan Higdon Amy Beth Honodel