`

Search for keywords, pages, people

Commencement 2021

Celebrating the classes of 2021 and 2020

USC Iovine and Young Academy will celebrate the Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021 with a virtual celebration and an in-person ceremony on Thursday, May 13 at 10:30 a.m. PDT and Friday, May 14 at 8:00 a.m. PDT, respectively. 

Academy's Virtual Celebration

Thursday, May 13 at 10:30 a.m. PDT 
To join the virtual commencement celebration, visit commencement.usc.edu.
Please take a minute today to log on to the special Commencement celebration site as you will be required to login. Once you’ve logged in, click on the “School Directory” and scroll until you see Iovine and Young Academy” If you’re in the U.S., click on the top link in the “View Ceremony” screen for optimal viewing. The virtual celebration will also be available for viewing later on demand.

Academy's In-Person Graduation Ceremony

Friday, May 14 at 8:00 a.m. PDT
The University will hold in-person ceremonies with limited attendance for the Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. To view the in-person ceremony online, please visit commencement.usc.edu.

Zoom Backgrounds
Special IYA Commencement Backgrounds and USC Celebration Kits are available to you for download.

commencement honors

Renaissance Scholar Distinction 
The Renaissance Scholar distinction is intended to recognize and celebrate USC undergraduates who have excelled academically while pursuing at least two widely separate fields of study.

2021
Elizabeth Gunton

2020
Pratima Manga
Hannah Nowak
Luca Todd
Angela Wu

The Discovery Scholar Distinction

The Discovery Scholar distinction is intended to recognize and celebrate graduating seniors who have excelled academically while making a meaningful contribution to their field of study through exceptional new scholarship or artistic work.

2021
Kaitlyn Chu
Jay Goettman
Jennifer Jing

2020
Asia Clarkson


Class of 2021
 

*University undergraduate honors. These students achieved a minimum overall grade point average of 3.5

          • Beatriz Sacramento Barros Silva*

          • Elly Berge*

          • Danielle Boyce*

          • Kaitlyn Emiko Chu*

          • Handy Culver

          • Wells Douraghy*

          • Michel Faliski

          • Jay Goettman*

          • Alyssa Goldberg*

          • Tim Guiteras*

          • Elizabeth Helena Gunton*

          • Shirley Huang*

          • Andrew Michael Hulin

          • Isabella James*

          • Jennifer Jing*

          • Chloe Keywell*

          • Ally Klionsky*

          • Christopher Phillip Lewis

          • Aidan Maddox*

          • Kyle Michel*

          • Ankit Mukherjee*

          • Stephanie Ng*

          • Annie Eunha Oh*

          • Ashley Yasmine Pakzaban

          • Laura Roed*

          • Dillon Rosenblatt

          • Ryan Selden*

          • Emily Stone*

          • Marissa Vergel de Dios*

          • Benjamin Wan*

          • Yuyuan Wang*

          • Myles Willet

              • Jesse Abney

              • Julianna Avalos

              • Allison Bowen

              • Michael Casalenuovo

              • Paola Chinchilla

              • Yunyun Dai

              • Joann Doan

              • Brett Dulan

              • Jennifer Marie Ellis

              • Ismael Fatima

              • Daniel Fausto

              • Vance Gerard

              • Renee Hettinger

              • Douglas Hewitt

              • Robert Izuta

              • Samuel Johnston

              • Jin Ah Kim

              • Emiko Kobayashi

              • Anastasiya Korolev

              • Molly Lift

              • Andrew Lihani

              • Sumit Mahawar

              • Tracey Marshall

              • Emily Marucci

              • Jacqueline McGraw

              • Michelle Melamed

              • Alexandra Munoz

              • Ashutosh Nandeshwar

              • Lloyd Norman

              • Vincent Perez

              • Matthew Peters

              • Madelyn Polzin

              • Christine Powell Cade

              • Joseph Prouse

              • Riki Rabold

              • Juliana Roh

              • Arlo Rosner

              • Emily Schneider

              • Bardia Soltani

              • Jason Strom

              • Colleen Sullivan

              • Siddarth Sundaram

              • Charlene Tan

              • Tanya Taylor

              • Amelia Thomas

              • Warren Trinh

              • Ryan Walton-King

              • Aharon Williamson

              • Maria Yen

              • Minah Yeo


Class of 2020

 

          • MacKenzie Maria Jin Baker*

          • Clayton Barnes*

          • Hunter Bryant*

          • Jenny Chung*

          • Asia Bryana Clarkson*

          • Elliot Eisenberg

          • Athena Foo*

          • Aditi Bhargava Harish*

          • Aidan Jude Harris-Tyrrell

          • Michelle Je*

          • Arthur Johnston*

          • Jenna Lin*

          • Amanda Lok*

          • Michael Neil Lustig

          • Liam Maddox

          • Pratima Manga*

          • Hannah Nowak*

          • Rhys Hahn Osborne*

          • Hal Hai-Yan Pan*

          • Luke Andrew Pottenger*

          • Vanessa Qin*

          • Pedro Salles Leite*

          • Valentina Suarez Gutierrez*

          • Jacob Surovsky*

          • Luca Todd*

          • Mimi Tran Zambetti*

          • Harrison Kyle Valner

          • Angela Sun Wu*

          • Anthony F Yin*

                • Jesse Abney

                • Nelson Abreu

                • Sara Benjamin

                • Warren Boone

                • Allison Bowen

                • Jessica Buchanan

                • Jasmine Bulin

                • Orvill Caraballo

                • Carolyn Carlstroem

                • Allison Carmen

                • Benjamin Carpel

                • Phylizia Carrillo

                • Peter Chalmers

                • Jacob Clayton

                • Hannah Cohen

                • David Cole

                • Patrick Collins

                • Tegan Cramer

                • Jaime Daigle

                • Ronald Delizo

                • Richard Dilday

                • James Donahue

                • David Dorn

                • Ryan Edgren

                • Daniel Fausto

                • Johnnie Fields

                • Christine Fleig

                • Sarah French

                • Annabelle Galef

                • McKinzie Gallagher

                • Ashley Garcia

                • Aimeelene Gaspar

                • Devon Gerber

                • Cesar Gil

                • Justin Gilanyi

                • Jenean Glover

                • Sydney Golombek

                • Nicole Gose

                • Andrew Green

                • Nicole Gose

                • Andrew Green

                • Nicole Gose

                • Jasmine Gumby

                • Jonathan Haile

                • Richard Harvey

                • Cassandra Heikkila

                • Xavier Hernandez

                • Daniel Houlemarde

                • Amy Hsieh

                • Louis Huesmann

                • James Hustead

                • Jason Ino

                • Christopher Joffe

                • Larry Johnson

                • Jay Judah

                • Rachel Kaya

                • Jinah Kim

                • Lewey Know

                • Tiffany Koh

                • Ted Kraus

                • Aaron Krinsky

                • Fiona Lam

                • Jonathan Lamotte

                • Kelly Laukhuff

                • Ishmael Lawrence

                • Rebecca Lee

                • Penny Lee

                • Michelle Lenzen

                • Aileen Li

                • Lisa Liao

                • Inge Lindholm

                • Alexandra Lock

                • Nanavati Low

                • Austin Lowe

                • Nicole Manglicmot

                • Kelli Manthei

                • Kira-Jasmine Matila

                • Scott Maxwell

                • Jacqueline Mayuga

                • Brewster McCann

                • Kingsley McGowan

                • Riley McSweeney

                • Michelle Melamed

                • Jessa Mendoza

                • Alexus Merino

                • Lauren Mills

                • Kelley Moreno

                • Del Necessary

                • Angela Newman

                • Max Orozco

                • Baadal Patel

                • Billy Prophete

                • Milan Rabrenovic

                • Anette Recinos Villeda

                • Kristen Rector

                • Emma Reynolds

                • Kirsten Richter

                • David Rosenblatt

                • Mark Rothleitner

                • Christopher Rufsvold

                • Michelle Sacks

                • Paola Sanmiguel

                • Margaret Sause

                • Michelle Sawa

                • Steven Schwartz

                • Shannon Seeger

                • Kelsey Smith

                • Hayden Steele

                • Eric Stenderup

                • Donielle Sullivan

                • Colleen Sullivan

                • Charlene Tan

                • Brett Tavarez

                • Margaret Thomas

                • Amelia Thomas

                • Angie Thornbury

                • Warren Trinh

                • Lam Tsai-Yu

                • Isabel Uribe

                • Renee Vazquez

                • Emmeline Vu

                • Kathy Vu

                • Ryan Walton-King

                • James Welty

                • Megan White

                • Katie Wilkes

                • Kristina Williams

                • Lori Williams

                • Kaitlin Wright

                • Ara Yardemian

                • Kayla Yokoyama

                • Leimmi Zhang

“On behalf of the USC Iovine and Young Academy, I congratulate the Classes of 2020 and 2021.”

— Erica Muhl