IU Indianapolis names 2024 Elite 50 honorees


Campus leadership. Scholarly work. Community engagement. These are the qualities IU Indianapolis looks for when selecting 50 graduate and professional students to be part of the Elite 50 each academic year. Our university celebrates and recognizes these students who have demonstrated excellence beyond the classroom.

Elite 50 Awards Ceremony
This event is by invitation only and required RSVPs

Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Doors open at 5:30 p.m., event begins at 6 p.m.
IU Indianapolis Campus Center, Room 450

2024 Elite 50 honorees
13 schools are represented in this year’s awards

Ainur Aiypkhanova | Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health 

Valerie Ballinger | School of Health & Human Sciences

Aditya Belamkar | School of Medicine 

Radhika Bhaumik | School of Science 

Caylin Billingsley | School of Medicine 

Leah Bode | School of Medicine 

Nicole Bodi | School of Medicine 

Ashlyn Burns | Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health 

Madison Butcher | School of Health & Human Sciences 

Ian Carson | School of Science 

Caylee Casbon | School of Health & Human Sciences 

Katie Chester | School of Dentistry 

Cheuk Lam Cheung | School of Medicine

Cecilia Gomez | School of Social Work 

Daniel Green | School of Medicine 

Jayna Gutzwiller | School of Health & Human Sciences

Isra Haider | Robert H. McKinney School of Law 

Jade Harkin | School of Medicine 

Gabriella Hartman | School of Medicine 

Megan Hillier-Geisler | Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

Kathleen Ho | School of Medicine 

Oliver Hobson | School of Medicine 

Ronnie Kawak | Robert H. McKinney School of Law 

Jennifer King | School of Health & Human Sciences 

Sai Varsha Koya | Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering 

Sarah Langlais | School of Science 

Pious Malliar Bellian | School of Social Work 

LaQuita Maxey | School of Education

Emma Mazurek | School of Medicine 

Megha M. Moncy | Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering 

Evan Myers | School of Science 

Srinivasa Kartik Nemani | School of Engineering and Technology

Sára Nemes | School of Medicine 

Jenna Nicodemus | Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health 

Precious Okoruwa | School of Medicine 

Neema Patel | Robert H. McKinney School of Law 

Radha Patel | School of Medicine

Christiana Prestigiacomo | School of Science

Olivia Reed | School of Health & Human Sciences 

Jacob Ressler | School of Social Work 

Krishnakumar Sachidanandan | School of Science 

Eduardo Salgado | School of Science

Kennedy Stoll | School of Medicine

Anne Svoboda | Robert H. McKinney School of Law 

Jordan Thomas | School of Medicine 

Rohini Vemparala | Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering 

Jacob Watson | School of Liberal Arts 

Collin Wilkins | School of Medicine

Jennifer Yanum | School of Science 

Stephanie Zidek | School of Nursing  

The Elite 50 awards are sponsored in partnership by the Division of Student Affairs, the Indiana University Graduate School Indianapolis, the Office of Academic Affairs, and Graduate and Professional Student Government.