Latin American Studies bestows an annual award to an outstanding student major, and recognizes exceptional academic achievement among graduating senior majors by bestowing honors at Commencement.  


The Latin American Studies Award is awarded to the senior with the highest GPA in the Latin American Studies major.

Past Latin American Studies Award Recipients

  • 2022-2023  Mia Reyes
  • 2019-2020  Claudia Ortiz Gajardo
  • 2018-2019  Francesca Florindez
  • 2017-2018  Eréndira Oropeza Olvera
  • 2016-2017  No recipient
  • 2015-2016  Audrey Taylor
  • 2014-2015  Elisabeth Saul
  • 2013-2014  Evelyn Amelia Guzman Steimel


Departmental Honors are awarded to all graduating seniors with a GPA of 3.8 or greater in the Latin American Studies major.   

Willamette University

Latin American Studies

900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.

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