The Quest for the Best award recognizes 10 high-achieving SDSU students for outstanding performance in academics and community service. The annual Quest for the Best Award celebrates student achievement in four key areas: academic excellence, student service and activities, community service and leadership development. The student winners are asked to nominate a faculty or staff member who had a significant and positive impact on their personal growth and development during their time at SDSU.

photo:quest for the best winner Talia Kieu

Talia Kieu, IMSD

(pronouns: she, her, hers)

Senior, Public Health, minors in Women’s Studies and LGBTQ+ Studies

Faculty/Staff Honoree – Dr. Jerel Calzo, School of Public Health

photo: quest winner Citlayi Villasenor

Citlayi Villaseñor, CSU-LSAMP, MESA, MARC

(pronouns: she, her, hers)

Senior, Chemistry with an emphasis in Biochemistry, minors in Honors Interdisciplinary Studies and Cellular & Molecular Biology

Faculty/Staff Honoree – Thelma Chavez, College of Sciences

Check out all of the other winners on the original article: HERE