Commission Selects Students of the Year

Dec 05, 2019

The award recipients were chosen for their support of women's issues on campus.

students of the year

Madison Dulion (left) and Sierra Snyder.


Madison Dulion and Sierra Snyder were named Student of the Year by the President’s Commission for the Status of Women at a luncheon Dec. 4 at Kara Alumni House. 

The awards are given by the commission to students who are dedicated to Cal U, successful personally and professionally, and supportive of women on and off campus. 

Dulion, who earned her undergraduate degree in psychology with a minor in women’s studies and sociology from Cal U, will graduate Dec. 13 with her master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling. 

She was chosen for her support of women’s issues on campus in her role as a community assistant. 

“Madi left her mark on multiple students’ lives,” said residence hall director Rebecca Barnhart, who nominated Dulion for the award. “She was always able to provide a listening ear to support students and staff.” 

Snyder will earn her bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in art on Dec. 14. She, too, serves as a community assistant. 

“Sierra is actively involved in the housing community as a role model to her coworkers and peers, and her dedication to this campus is clear through her work, her studies, and her ability to build and maintain positive relationships with people around her,” said her nominator, Alyssa Crooks, a fellow community assistant and pre-K to grade 4 education major.