On April 8, families, friends, administrators and faculty gathered at the Order of Pegasus Ceremony to witness and celebrate 19 UCF students who were honored as named recipients of the Class of 2013 Order of Pegasus,  the most prestigious student award that can be attained at the university.

President John C. Hitt, Provost and Executive Vice President Tony Waldrop, and Student Development and Enrollment Services Vice President Maribeth Ehasz remarked on students’ academic achievements, campus and community service, and personally congratulated the students on their accomplishments.

Carolyn Walker-Hopp, coordinator of the Teacher Leadership Master’s Program in UCF’s College of Education and recipient of the Order of Pegasus, Class of 2001, read each student’s biography.

The Order of Pegasus recipients were honored with a medal, shadowbox keepsake and $500 scholarship. In addition, the 2013 group photo will hang in the Order of Pegasus Lounge in the Student Union second floor along with the past years photos.

Order of Pegasus, Class of 2013
Undergraduate Students:

  • Andrew Albaugh, Legal Studies, College of Health and Public Affairs
  • Rachel Brill, Interdisciplinary Studies, Undergraduate Studies
  • Kaitlyn Chana, Radio-Television, College of Sciences
  • Raven Cokley, Psychology, College of Sciences
  • William Furiosi, Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine
  • Eddiedelso Garcia, Public Administration, College of Health and Public Affairs
  • Robert Gottfried, Legal Studies, College of Health and Public Affairs
  • Valerie Greco, Interdisciplinary Studies, Undergraduate Studies
  • Ashley Jaramillo, Interpersonal-Organizational Communication, College of Sciences
  • Kayli Keough, Psychology, College of Sciences
  • Chelsey Lauzon, Elementary Education, College of Education
  • Heardley Murdock, Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Burnett School Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine
  • Mary-Kate Murphy, Interdisciplinary Studies, Undergraduate Studies 
  • Cortez Whatley, Legal Studies, College of Health and Public Affairs
  • Graduate Students:

  • Joseph Myszkowski, Health Sciences, College of Health and Public Affairs
  • Mitchell Popovetsky, Doctor of Medicine, College of Medicine
  • Jacqueline Rodriguez, Exceptional Education, College of Education
  • Sean Smith, Masters in Business Administration, College of Business Administration
  • Calvin Stewart, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering and Computer Science