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Walk the Talk Service Leadership Award

Walk the Talk student honorees and staff attend the virtual awards ceremony
2020 Walk the Talk student honorees and staff attend the virtual awards ceremony

Established in 1997 by Peter Carpenter, a longtime member and former chair of the Haas Center's National Advisory Board, the Walk the Talk Service Leadership Award recognizes the public service activities of students involved in service through the Haas Center and at Stanford.

Students selected for the award are honored for their long-term commitment, behind-the-scenes work to build organizational infrastructure, and modeling of the Principles of Ethical and Effective Service.

2020 Honorees

  • Lily Foulkes, ’20
  • Xochitl Longstaff, ’20
  • Shannon Richardson, ’20
  • Sarah Sterling, ’20
  • Rachel Vaughan, ’20
  • Karla Villanueva, ’20 

2019 Honorees

  • Jenn Ampey, '19
  • Nicole Jakabcsin, '19
  • Chris LeBoa, '19
  • Olivia Martin, '19
  • Paulina Nava, '19
  • Jou Xiong, '19

2018 Honorees

  • Christine Chen, '17
  • Davis Chhoa, '18
  • Luis Ornelas, '18
  • Brandon Williams, '18
  • Jimmy Zhou, '18

2017 Honorees

  • Kelley Jude Gomez, '17
  • Oscar Sarabia Roman, '17
  • Libby Scholz, '17
  • Ameena Tawakol, '17

2016 Honorees

  • Robert Chun, '16
  • Luis Garcia, '16
  • Norma Gonzales, '16
  • Meredith Marks, '15, MA '16
  • Mina Shah, '16
  • Sophie Shank, '16

2015 Honorees

  • Chung-Jen Chen, ’15
  • Monica Dey, ’15
  • Maddie Donatoni, ’15
  • Pauline Hanset, ’15
  • Connie Huynh, ‘15
  • Zack Gold, ’15

2014 Honorees

  • Tim Huang
  • Brittany Martino
  • Dominique Mikell
  • Maia Mosse
  • Jared Naimark
  • Elizabeth Stier

2013 Honorees

  • Holly Fetter
  • Diana Gonzalez
  • Ronnie Instrella
  • Stephanie May
  • Jessica Pham
  • Alyssa Wisdom

2012 Honorees

  • Sarah Hennessy
  • Sam King
  • Jaclyn Le
  • Danielle Menona

2011 Honorees

  • Atziry Gutierrez
  • Anand Habib
  • Jennifer Levy
  • Marloes Sijstermans
  • Minh Dan Vuong

2010 Honorees

  • Lia Bonamassa
  • Amanda Gelender
  • Iván Jiménez
  • Angie McPhaul
  • Marlene Orozco
  • Jessica Perez

2009 Honorees

  • Meredith Bell
  • Stefanie Demong
  • Christina Guros
  • Tiffany James
  • Stany Leblanc

2008 Honorees

  • Niccolina Clements
  • Joseph Liu
  • Elizabeth Pratt
  • Nana Wilberforce

2007 Honorees

  • Nicolás Barceló
  • Richard Cox
  • Cammie Lee
  • Jacob Lemieux
  • Christina Ward

2006 Honorees

  • Ariana Milman
  • Angel Davis
  • Nicole Medeiros
  • Matt Turnbull
  • Cristina Lash
  • Elizabeth de Rham

2005 Honorees

  • Kate Raven
  • Sam Bremmer
  • Shirin Zarafshar
  • Ronald Ragin
  • Chitua Alozie
  • SIG Leadership Team: May Chiang, Carolyn Chiang, Juliet Frerking, and Michael Ortiz

2004 Honorees

  • Trisha Okubo
  • Sonali Murarka
  • Stephen Chan
  • Paloma Rosenbaum
  • Kim Vinh
  • Diana Vizcarra

2003 Honorees

  • Andreana Reeves
  • Megan Vanneman
  • Jessica Jenkins
  • Raquel Diaz
  • Emunah Yuka Edinburgh
  • Special Award: Nadinne Cruz (director of Haas Center)

2002 Honorees

  • Lindsay Austin
  • Caneel Fraser
  • Jillian Gerner
  • Brady Gordon
  • Kristin Tatum
  • Alison Upton
  • Jim Burklo (community member)
  • Mario Paz (community member)

2001 Honorees

  • Louise Auerhahn
  • Vanessa Callison-Burch
  • Emilie Eagan
  • Steven Lopez
  • Tim Ly

2000 Honorees

  • Brooke Atherton
  • Javier Barraza

1999 Honorees

  • Aisha Lowe

1998 Honorees

  • Amanda Atwood
  • Darron Evans
  • Susannah Keller
  • Kristine Surla
  • Karen Wang