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The J. E. Wallace Sterling Awardees

The J. E. Wallace Sterling Award for Scholastic Achievement recognizes the top 25 graduating seniors in Stanford’s School of Humanities and Sciences and their most influential secondary school teacher as well as most influential Stanford academic advisor, faculty, or staff member. The award is named after J. E. Wallace Sterling who served as Stanford University’s president from 1949 to 1968 and as chancellor until 1985.

2021 Sterling student awardees, secondary school teachers, and Stanford mentors

Kai-Siang Ang
Pauline Pascali
Rafe Mazzeo

Kartik Chandra
Joshua Paley
Gregory Valiant

Emma Clark
Paitra Houts

Kyle Duchynski
Lisa Zavieh
Roz Naylor

Julia Gong
Vic Herrera
Serena Yeung

Sierra Ha
Alexandra Perdew-Bhatt
Anthony Oro

Amy Kanne
Christian Vivo
Mary Wootters

Rishabh Kapoor
Sherri Smith
Jan Skotheim

Michaela Keefe
Lisa Blaydes

Thomas Knowles
Jane Sillery
Li-Yang tan

Eric Liu
Martin Braik
Ashby Morrison

Joseph Noh
Charles Bissell
Patricia Jones

Christian Nunez
Lauren Tompkins

Ayesha Pasha
Kathryn Olivarius

Charlotte Peale
Norman Prokup
Omer Reingold

Lejla Pepic
Michael McCullough
Susan McConnell

Julia Rathmann-Bloch
Anthony Wagner

Jonah Reidel
Mark Hoffman

Megumi Sano
Amal Hirani
Daniel Yamins

Mingqian Tan
Eleanor Campbell
Francois Rose

Peter Thomas
John Kessler
David Como

Angeline Truong
Cynthia Nguyen

Kenneth Wang
Emiko Yasumoto

Hanzhi Zheng
George Papanicolaou
 

2020 Sterling student awardees, secondary school teachers, and Stanford mentors

Amir Abou-Jaoude
Jody Maxmin

Emily Arbuthnott
Gregory Rosston

Michelle Chang
Rebecca Chai
Alia Crum

Abby Chen
Helen Hollis
Peter Kao

Hannah Choi
Jonathan Berger

Sylvia Choo
Deborah Costello
Marsh McCall

Lizzie Frankel
Catarina Alme
Alice Petty

Jiamin Huang
Andrew Kittrell
Jo Wong

Rena Jiang
Jie Li

Maddie Kim
Grace Hamilton
Roanne Kantor

Jae Hee Lee
Hyunuk Chung
András Vasy

Jackie Li
Mark Duggan

Andrew Lokay
Marie-Pierre Ulloa

Keith Nobbs
Harry Shifman
Paulla Ebron

Nicolas Poux
Kathy Ho
Rahul Sinha

Olivia Shields
Lili Malabed
Jennifer Eberhardt

Eliza Van Wye
Kathryn Garrison
Steven Roberts

Ravi Harinder Veriah Jacques
Maciej Rakowski
Kathryn Olivarius

Please note that not all secondary teacher names are included in this list.