Senior Award Winners

Monday, April 14, 2014


Nugent Award:

KURT MOHTY: College of Medicine/ College of Science, Physiology and Mathematics major

About the award:

  • The Nugent Award was established by the Alumni Association and named in memory of Robert Logan Nugent who was the University of Arizona Executive Vice President when he died in June 1963.
  • Candidates should have a record of accomplishments that exemplify the high ideals of Dr. Nugent, i.e., active and enthusiastic participation and service in community and University endeavors.


Freeman Medals:

Rinku Skaria: College of Medicine/ Eller College, Physiology and Business Management major

About the award:

  • Born in 1844 in Ohio, Dr. Merrill Freeman served the University of Arizona as a regent and as a chancellor.
  • Provided for two medals to be awarded annually to students selected by the UA administration.
  • Qualifications include outstanding qualities of moral force of character.
  • Additional factors which may be considered are: popularity, receipt of athletic awards, membership in organizations, service on committees and as officers.