Loyola University Chicago

Division of Student Development

1870 Award Finalists


Name, MajorBioHeadshot
Chelsea Hoy
Chelsea, in the Loyola Honors Program, is a member of, and choreographer for, the LUC Irish Dance Club. She also joined Jumpstart, an AmeriCorps program that serves preschoolers in low-income neighborhoods ensuring they are equipped with the foundational literacy and social skills necessary for a successful academic career. Chelsea dedicates 6 hours each week to this program, and became a team leader of the program in January.  She also participated in the CSA’s Saturday of Service, was a race volunteer at Loyola’s Hunger Run in November, and volunteered with City Year at their annual MLK Day of Service event working at a high school in Rogers Park. A nominator wrote “ In the first 6 months of her freshman year, Chelsea has already become a role model to her team mates, class mates, and perhaps most importantly, the young children she dedicates so much of her time to every single week.”
Jackson Santy
Advocacy & Social Change, Political Science

Jackson is a Senator for USGA, a DJ for WLUW and is part of the Men's Project, an on-campus initiative addressing issues of masculinity & gender-based violence.  He is part of the Leadership for Social Change Learning Community.

Julie Mistrata
International Students
Julia became an active member many cultural organizations including LUC Raag, Hindu Student Organization, Council of Pan-Asian Americans, and South Asian Student Alliance (SASA).  She was elected Freshman Representative of SASA, and did so well she was promoted to Treasurer, even as a Freshman.  She also attended the Hindu Students' Organization's retreat this spring that helped her connect with other students as well as her faith.   
Julian Marshall
Political Science, Communications

Julian is an executive member of the Black Cultural Center, involved with the Men of Color Initiative, as well as STARS - Students Together Are Reaching Success. Outside of the classroom, Julian enjoys writing and reading poetry.

Sarah Quinlan
Business Management
Sara is part of the Leadership for Social Change Learning Community thriving as she made connections and built relationships with other first years.  She also helps with the Wednesday night Taize prayer, volunteers her time with Best Buddies, and is helping to start up a Circle K club, where she acts as Recording Secretary.