2022 Trustees Keys

Awarded annually at Commencement, the Trustees Key recognizes those students who maintained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average over all eight semesters at UMass Lowell. This year’s recipients are:
  • Madison Karen Tammaro (Dunstable, MA; English)
  • William Christian Zouzas (Chelmsford, MA; Biomedical Engineering)
  • Hoang Pham (Lowell, MA; Mechanical Engineering)
  • Thomas Joseph Hogan (Wilmington, MA; Electrical Engineering)
  • Karen Ghobrial (Chelmsford, MA; Biology)
  • Kelly Ly (Lowell, MA; Computer Science)
  • Phoebe Iris Watkins (Danvers, MA; Mathematics)
  • Yuvraj Aurora (North Andover, MA; Business Administration)
  • Runzhi Chen (Methuen, MA; Business Administration)
  • Saomenea Phorn (Lowell, MA; Business Administration)
  • Rachel Marie Nunes (Foxborough, MA; Nursing)

2022 Chancellor’s Medals for Academic Achievement

Each May, academic medals are awarded to top undergraduates in each UMass Lowell school or college. This year’s recipients are listed below by school or college:
Francis College of Engineering
  • William Christian Zouzas (Chelmsford, MA; Biomedical Engineering)
  • Hoang Pham (Lowell, MA; Mechanical Engineering)
  • Thomas Joseph Hogan (Wilmington, MA; Electrical Engineering)
  • Ryan Escobedo (Methuen, MA; Civil Engineering)
College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Madison Karen Tammaro (Dunstable, MA; English)
  • Paige Elizabeth Fournier (Georgetown, MA; Psychology)
  • Kristina Grundmann Brendel (Ipswich, MA; English)
  • Ani Mkrtchyan (Burbank, CA; English)
  • Sarah Jane Lege (West Bountiful, UT; English)
Manning School of Business
  • Yuvraj Aurora (North Andover, MA; Business Administration)
  • Runzhi Chen (Methuen, MA; Business Administration)
  • Saomenea Phorn (Lowell, MA; Business Administration)
  • Jessica Hernandez-Eng (Miami Lakes, FL; Business Administration)
Kennedy College of Sciences
  • Karen Ghobrial (Chelmsford, MA; Biology)
  • Sean Thomas Runge (Lawrence, MA; Biology)
  • Jen Yuan Shih (Lowell, MA; Computer Science)
  • Sophie Wieselquist (Westford, MA; Biology)
  • Charles Mirabile (Newton, MA; Computer Science)
  • Phoebe Iris Watkins (Danvers, MA; Mathematics)
  • Kelly Ly (Lowell, MA; Computer Science)
  • Anna Sergienko (Lawrence, MA; Computer Science)
Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences
  • Rachel Marie Nunes (Foxborough, MA; Nursing)
  • Daphne Diqing Rong (Framingham, MA; Applied Biomedical Sciences)

2022 Chancellor’s Medal for Student Service

Graduating seniors who have helped improve the on-campus quality of life for their fellow students are recognized each year with the Chancellor’s Medal for Student Service. The 2022 recipients are:
  • Natalia Gonzalez (Sneads Ferry, NC; Criminal Justice)
  • Elsa Diffo Tiayo (Methuen, MA; Biology)
  • Ijebusonma Agundu (Lowell, MA; Biology)
  • Lindsey Kilpatrick (Philadelphia, PA; Mathematics)
  • Valeria Saldana (Revere, MA; Public Health)
  • Malcolm Schrafft (Revere, MA; Composition for New Media)

2022 Chancellor’s Medal for Community Service

Those students who have devoted time to improving the quality of life in the greater Lowell community, and beyond, are recognized each year with the Chancellor’s Medal for Community Service. The 2022 recipients are:
  • Lawreta Kankam (Worcester, MA; Public Health)
  • Matthew Juko (Woburn, MA; Public Health)
  • Kiara Vasquez (Lawrence, MA; Business Administration)
  • Zachary Moskow (Wellesley, MA; Business Administration)
  • Anna Maria Routsi (Lowell, MA; Chemistry)
  • Nadine Chamoun (Walpole, MA; Business Administration)

2022 Chancellor’s Medal for Diversity & Inclusion

Students who, in their time at UMass Lowell, make significant achievements in the areas of diversity, inclusion and social justice through service, advocacy, community outreach and research are awarded the Chancellor’s Medal for Diversity & Inclusion. This year’s recipients are:
  • Kenzy Scott (Berkley, MA; Political Science)
  • Tina Thuy Nguyen Hoang (Revere, MA; Biomedical Engineering)
  • Benedicta Agyemang-Brantuo (Worcester, MA; Chemistry)

2022 University Scholar-Athlete Award

Presented each May, the University Scholar-Athlete award celebrates the UMass Lowell athlete who attained the highest grade-point average among students who have participated in varsity athletics for four years. This year’s recipient is Samuel Knoblauch of Rochester, MI, a Business Administration major and member of the men's ice hockey team.

NOTE: Spring 2022 and Summer 2022 Latin honors are estimated cumulative GPA data as of April 30, 2022.