UT System Awards, 2024

Master's Degree

Gudeta Aboye

Bethany Covington

Jaylin Thornton

Bachelor's Degree

Erica Bennett

Robert Haynes

Philip Nguyen

Brodie Riner

Associate Degree

Angela Davis

Meritorious Conduct

Meritorious Conduct provides appropriate recognition for achievement or service when not involved in an encounter with a hostile aggressor or armed offender. 

Michael Milner

Life Saving

The Life Saving medal is awarded to a member of the UT System Police when the member attempting the rescue can be demonstrated to have saved the life of a victim, even if only for a short but measurable period of time.

Roy Hererra

Alondra Jones

Roy Lee, Jr.

Police Commendation

The Police Commendation medal is awarded to a member of the UT System Police for notable service not in conjunction with an encounter with a criminal offender.

Imran Adamni

Erica Bennett

Carla Goerig

James Gonzales

Richard Gonzalez

Isaac Graham

Thomas Griffin

Carlos Guzman

Willie Jones

Courtney McAllister

Shamira Pitts

William Reiser

Nareun Roth

Lester Smith

Valerie Smith-Williams

Justin Taylor

Raul Tenorio 

Award of Excellence

The Award of Excellence medal is awarded to members of the UT System Police who distinguish themselves by sustained achievement. The achievements must be accomplished with distinction above and beyond that normally expected of professional officers and members.

Scott Barnwell

Jesse Bradshaw

Andrew Dasher

Oscar Fernandez

Cristiane Jocys

Chacko John

Albert Juarez

Everton Long

Olivia Manzano-Limas

Rudy Martinez

Robby Raju

Samantha Russo

Haile Tefera

Community Service

The Community Service medal is awarded to members who create or participate in a program which has a significant positive impact on the campus or campus community which would exceed the normal expectations of job performance.  

Scott Barnwell

Erica Bennett

Isaac Graham

Justin Taylor

Tunya Theis


The Humanitarian medal is awarded to members who distinguish themselves by their humanitarian acts or efforts either on or off duty.

Marlene Richards