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Student of the Month Award Recipients

Robbie Lemons
Aug 1 2015 | Student of the Month
Robert graduated in the Spring of 2015 with a Master of Arts in Public Policy. Last year, he graduated from Stanford with a bachelor’s degree with Honors in Economics. From 2010 to 2014, he was a member of the Stanford varsity basketball team that advanced to the Sweet 16. Robbie earned first-team...
Krista Bailey
Jul 1 2015 | Student of the Month
This past June, Krista graduated from the Public Policy Program Phi Beta Kappa with distinction and with a concentration in Health Care Policy and a minor in History. During her time at Stanford, Krista participated in numerous public service opportunities, including Alternative Spring Break,...
Dani Berman
Jun 1 2015 | Student of the Month
Daniela is graduating this June with a Master of Public Policy and Master of Arts in Education, with a concentration in Policy, Organization, and Leadership Studies (POLS). She initially began her time at Stanford in the Graduate School of Education, but quickly enrolled in the Public Policy...
Sam Chiu
Apr 1 2015 | Student of the Month
Samuel Chiu is a second-year Master of Public Policy student dedicated to improving lives through the political system. A native Californian, Samuel earned his undergraduate degree from Stanford University, majoring in U.S. History with a minor in Dance. Following graduation, Samuel was accepted to...
Sara Silberstein
Feb 1 2015 | Student of the Month
Sara Silberstein is an aspiring physician and a second-year MPP student. Her interest in health policy grew during her time working for a health benefits management startup in San Francisco, where she became particularly interested in health care reform. This summer, Sara gained research experience...
Connie Huynh
Jan 1 2015 | Student of the Month
Connie is a senior majoring in Public Policy, minoring in Economics, and concurrently pursuing a Master of Public Policy with a concentration in Legal and Regulatory Intervention. Connie was born and raised by amazing parents in beautiful San Diego and is interested in a host of fields and passions...
Alvaro Alliende
Dec 1 2014 | Student of the Month
Alvaro is a husband, father and entrepreneur who is passionate about finance, education and housing.
Ryan Triolo
Oct 1 2014 | Student of the Month
Ryan Triolo is an M.P.P. student focused on energy and environmental policy with a specific interest in energy system modeling for policy analysis. He recently co-authored a research paper on modeling natural gas use in the transportation sector of the United States, which was published in the...
Adam Khorakiwala
Sep 1 2014 | Student of the Month
Adam is a senior Public Policy major concentrating in Development and Growth Policies, with a minor in Computer Science. His passion for technology and innovative solutions in international development has led him to pursue a wide range of classes and experiences, including the GSB class Strategic...
Fernando Zavala
Fernando is a 29-year-old Chilean industrial engineer currently in his third year of the MBA/MPP joint degree at Stanford.  On campus, Fernando is on the leadership team for the Chilean Student Association and is a member of the Latin American Student Association.  Last April, Fernando attended the...