• Graduated with Honors.
• Dean’s List 2005-2008, University of Chicago.
• Foreign Language Acquisition Grant (FLAG), Awarded 2006 by the University of Chicago. This grant funded 2 months of an intensive language study abroad program in Krakow during the summer of 2006.
• Jeff Metcalf Fellowship, Awarded 2007 by the University of Chicago. This fellowship acknowledges academic excellence and offers the opportunity to further develop academic knowledge and various skill sets in an experiential learning environment. It provides paid, substantive internships exclusively to students in the College at the University of Chicago.
• 2007 Chicago Art Open Artist, Awarded October 2007 by the Chicago Artists’ Coalition. Art exhibited in the Chicago Art Open at the Iron Arts Studio in Chicago, IL. Art was also published in a catalogue and online.