Formerly called "Student Leader of the Month", Roadrunner of the Month is an award given out by the Student Leadership Center. UTSA students are nominated and selected based on "actions that positively impact the UTSA community" and how they "have demonstrated excellence in leadership above and beyond typical expectations."[1] Winners may be nominated "from throughout the community" and must be full-time with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5.[1]

Student Leader of the MonthEdit

Student Activities hosted the Student Leader of the Month award, requiring at least a 2.25 GPA, but otherwise with the same criteria.[2]


  • October: Amanda Lopez[3]
  • November: Shannon Neal[4]


  • March: Bria Whitmire[5]
  • August/September: Caitlyn and Candice Griffith, nominated by Patricia Graham, Executive Director of the UTSA Special Events Center[6]
  • October: Mayllyn Luz, nominated by Kelsey Bratcher, UTSA Assistant Director of Risk Education for Alcohol and Drugs[7]
  • November: Christina Mondragon, nominated by Jennifer Lilly, Assistant Director of Volunteer Services[8]


  • December 2007/January: Kelly Gambill, nominated by Charlin Jones, Assistant Director of the Special Events Center and Advisor for Honors Alliance[9]
  • February: Maurisa Woods, nominated by Ann Margaret Trujillo, Associate Director of the Inclusion and Community Engagement Center[10]
  • March: Emi Sei, nominated by Jennifer Lilly and Sheri Amos, Academic Adviser in the Tomás Rivera Center[11]
  • April: Akshay Thusu, nominated by Charlin Jones[12]
  • August/September: Christian Menefee[13]
  • October: Joseph Granado[14]

Roadrunner of the MonthEdit


  • September: Jennifer Preza, nominated by Lisa Alonzo, Director of Orientation and Family Programs[15]
  • October: Leticia Allen, nominated by Jennifer Rames, Assistant Director for Volunteer Services[16]
  • November: Neel Desai, nominated by Krisellen Maloney, Dean of Libraries[17]


  • December 2010/January: Lacy Guaderrama, nominated by John Montoya[18]
  • February: BJ Winston, nominated by Lisa Alonzo[19]
  • March: Dezranique Stansberry, nominated by Jennette Hughes of Financial Services[20]
  • September: Xavier Johnson, nominated by John Montoya[21]
  • October: Justina Williams, nominated by Charlin Jones[22]
  • November: Martha Wright, nominated by Dr. Afamia ElNakat of Texas Sustainable Energy Research Institute[23]


  • December 2011/January: Torrie Jackson, nominated by Pesha Mabrie of Housing and Residence Life[24]
  • February: Eliana Briceño, nominated by Jennifer Rames[25]
  • March: Darnell Thomas, nominated by fellow students Victoria Steele, Zack Dunn, and Jerome Scott[26]
  • September: Nathan McDuell, nominated by Cristina Dominguez of volunteer services[27]
  • October: Brian Smith, nominated by Kelsey Bratcher of Student Activities and Corey Benson of ICE[28]
  • November: Nicci Campbell, nominated by fellow student Levine Fontenot[29]


  • December 2012/January: Christian Ume-Ezeoke, nominated by fellow student Monica Abowd[30]
  • February: Charnelle Thompson, nominated by fellow students Tanita Wiley and Justina Williams[31]
  • March: Robert Bennett, nominated by Cassandra Delgado of Orientation and Transition Programs[32]
  • September: Alexandria Deal, nominated by fellow student Christian Ume-Ezeoke[33]
  • October: Kaelie Gonzales, nominated by fellow student Jared Gonzales[34]
  • November: James Comer, nominated by fellow student Raquel Stark[35]


  • February: Leo McAfee Jr., nominated by fellow student Clarissa Johnson[36]
  • March: Michelle Carlton, nominated by fellow student Jordan Cromie[37]
  • October: Molly Ballard, nominated by Ashley Spain-Martinez of Orientation and Family Programs
  • November: Berenice Jaramillo, nominated by Katiuzca Loaiza of Graduate Services.
  • December: Cy Fondal, nominated by Andrew Chadick, assistant director of intramural sports

2015 Edit

  • January: Crystal Alsip, nominated by Maggie Floyd of Supplemental Instruction
  • February: Victor Camino, nominated by fellow student Ileana Gonzalez


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Roadrunner of the Month". UTSA Student Leadership Center. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  2. "Student Leader of the Month". UTSA Staff News from 5/15/08. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  3. "UTSA Student Leader of Month is Amanda Lopez". UTSA Today from 11/14/06. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  4. "Student Leader of the Month: Shannon Neal shows dedication". UTSA Today from 12/12/06. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  5. "Bria Whitmire named student leader of month". UTSA Today from 4/23/07. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  6. "Student Leaders of the Month: Caitlyn Griffith, Candice Griffith". UTSA Today from 10/23/07. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  7. "Mayllyn Luz is UTSA Student Leader of the Month". UTSA Today from 11/12/07. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  8. "Christina Mondragon is Student Leader of the Month". UTSA Today from 12/12/07. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  9. "Kelly Gambill named Student Leader of the Month". UTSA Today from 2/12/08. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  10. "Maurisa Woods named Student Leader of the Month". UTSA Today from 3/11/08. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  11. "Student Leader of the Month: Emi Sei is goodwill ambassador". UTSA Today from 4/11/08. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  12. "Akshay Thusu named Student Leader of the Month". UTSA Today from 5/29/08. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  13. "Christian Menefee named Student Leader of Month". UTSA Today from 10/23/08. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  14. "Joseph Granado is Student Leader of the Month". UTSA Today from 11/21/08. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  15. "UTSA Roadrunner of the Month is art education major Jennifer Preza". UTSA Today from 10/27/10. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  16. "UTSA senior Leticia Allen named Roadrunner of the Month for October". UTSA Today from 11/8/10. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  17. "UTSA Roadrunner of the Month for November: Neel Desai sets example as role model". UTSA Today from 12/3/10. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  18. "Environmental science major Lacy Guaderrama named UTSA Roadrunner of the Month". UTSA Today from 2/15/11. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  19. "UTSA sophomore BJ Winston named Roadrunner of the Month". UTSA Today from 3/11/11. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  20. "UTSA student Dezranique Stansberry named Roadrunner of the Month". UTSA Today from 4/21/11. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  21. "UTSA student government president Xavier Johnson named Roadrunner of the Month". UTSA Today from 10/13/11. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  22. "UTSA student Justina Williams named October Roadrunner of the Month". UTSA Today from 11/4/11. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  23. "Roadrunner of the Month: Martha Wright exemplifies leadership, motivates students". UTSA Today from 12/13/11. Retrieved December 18, 2011.
  24. "UTSA Roadrunner of the Month is psychology major Torrie Jackson". UTSA Today from 2/9/12. Retrieved October 13, 2014.
  25. "Leadership honor: UTSA student Eliana Briceno named Roadrunner of the Month". UTSA Today from 3/30/12. Retrieved October 13, 2014.
  26. "UTSA Roadrunner of the Month: Darnell Thomas helps peers reach full potential". UTSA Today from 5/21/12. Retrieved October 13, 2014.
  27. "UTSA Roadrunner of the Month: Nathan McDuell is example of leadership". UTSA Today from 10/9/12. Retrieved October 13, 2014.
  28. "UTSA Roadrunner of the Month is senior marketing major Brian Smith". UTSA Today from 11/16/12. Retrieved October 13, 2014.
  29. "UTSA Roadrunner of the Month for November is Nicci Campbell". UTSA Today from 12/5/12. Retrieved October 13, 2014.
  30. "Roadrunner of the Month: Christian Ume-Ezeoke plans to open hospital overseas". UTSA Today from 2/11/13. Retrieved October 13, 2014.
  31. "UTSA Roadrunner of the Month is Charnelle Thompson". UTSA Today from 3/20/13. Retrieved October 13, 2014.
  32. "UTSA Roadrunner of the Month: Robert Bennett helps others surpass goals". UTSA Today from 4/11/13. Retrieved October 13, 2014.
  33. "UTSA Roadrunner of the Month: Alexandria Deal is learning about leadership". UTSA Today from 10/11/13. Retrieved October 14, 2014.
  34. "UTSA Roadrunner of the Month: Kaelie Gonzales finds joy in serving students". UTSA Today from 11/11/13. Retrieved October 14, 2014.
  35. "UTSA Roadrunner of the Month: James Comer has a knack for leadership". UTSA Today from 12/12/13. Retrieved October 14, 2014.
  36. "UTSA Roadrunner of the Month: Leo McAfee Jr. inspires others through leadership". UTSA Today from 3/7/14. Retrieved October 14, 2014.
  37. "UTSA Roadrunner of the Month: Michelle Carlton believes leadership is action". UTSA Today from 4/10/14. Retrieved October 14, 2014.
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