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2016 Quest for the Best Winners (Credit: SDSU Student Life and Leadership) 2016 Quest for the Best Winners (Credit: SDSU Student Life and Leadership)
 


2017 Quest for the Best Winners Announced

Ten SDSU students are being recognized for their contributions to the university.
By Erik Good
 

Ten students will be recognized for their contributions to San Diego State University in the fields of academics, research, student life and community service.

Winners of the Quest for the Best awards were selected for exemplifying student achievement at SDSU. Each year, SDSU students take their personal and academic achievements to new heights, and every year the university recognizes those students who demonstrate a commitment to excellence.

The following individuals were selected as 2017 Quest for the Best award winners:

Name: Mustafa Alemi
Major: Political science and Islamic and Arabic studies
Campus affiliations: Associated Students, Muslim Student Association Board, Students for Justice in Palestine, SDSU CommUNITY

Name: Grant Varnau
Major: Physics with a minor in honors interdisciplinary studies
Campus affiliations: Society of Physics Students, Weber Honors College Student Society, Marc Program Scholar, LSAMP Scholar, SACNAS member

Name: Ceinna Bush
Major: Communication with a minor in leadership
Campus affiliations: Delta Sigma Theta Nu Upsilon, African Student Union, Student African American Sisterhood, Retention and Recruitment Working Group, Student Life and Leadership, Vice Presidential Student Affairs Scholar, SDSU’s College Avenue Compact Program, Aztec Unity Project

Name: Mark Sanders
Major: Microbiology with minors in honors interdisciplinary studies and chemistry
Campus affiliations: Aztec Adventures, Health Professions Advising Office, SDSU College of Sciences ICAN Program

Name: Erika Grecia Meza
Major: Psychology with a minor in counseling and social change
Campus affiliations: Psi Chi Honors Society, PsyMORE, Counseling and Social Change Club, College of Education Student Council, Western Psychological Association

Name: Asha Alshabazz
Major: Communication with a minor in Africana studies
Campus affiliations: Scholars Without Borders, One SDSU, KCR College Radio, Residential Education, Center for Intercultural Relations, National Residence Hall Honorary

Name: Jason Ogbeide
Major: Accounting with a minor in marketing
Campus affiliations: Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Student African-American Brotherhood, Black Business Society, African Student Union, Harambee Scholars Program

Name: Yaneth Mora Lopez
Major: Child and family development with minors in Spanish and counseling and social change
Campus affiliations: EOP Student Advisory Board, Alpha Pi Sigma, SDSU Ambassadors, Mortar Board Senior Honor Society, Associated Students, SDSU Peer Leadership, Student Success Fee Review, United Sorority Fraternity Council

Name: Carolina Rosario Mozee
Major: Psychology with minors in Spanish and counseling and social change
Campus affiliations: Counseling and Social Change, Student Diversity Commission, Compact for Success

Name: Arnelle Faye Sambile
Majors: English and communication
Campus affiliations: Asian Pacific Student Alliance, Internal Affairs, Asian-American Pacific Islander Coalition, Student Diversity Commission Chair, Associated Students, Research and Assessment Office, Center for Intercultural Relations