UC Undergraduate Experience Survey Prize Winners

 

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Prize Winners for the 2022 UC Undergraduate Experience Survey!

Congratulations to the following winners!  Thank you for sharing your experiences (and pictures) by taking this survey.  Enjoy spending your prize winnings!

Prizes included:

  • More than TWENTY $25 Bookshop Santa Cruz giftcards - awarded in prize drawings during summer
  • THIRTY $50 Amazon giftcards - awarded in prize drawings during the survey
  • FIVE $100 Prizes of Apple giftcards - during the UC Undergraduate Experience Survey's "An Apple a Day" prize week in May!
  • FIVE Grand Prize $200 Amazon giftcards - awarded during the middle and at the end of the survey.

Grand Prize Winners! - Throughout the Survey and at the End of the Survey

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  • First $200 Grand Prize Winner (May): Giselle Nicasio-Aguero - Oakes College
  • Second $200 Grand Prize Winner (June): Kasey La - Linguistics, Cognitive Science
  • Third $200 Grand Prize Winner (June): Natalie Davis - Neuroscience, John R. Lewis College
  • Fourth $200 Grand Prize Winner (July): Haley Jones - Biology
  • Final $200 Grand Prize Winner (July): Madison Garay - History of Art and Visual Culture

Late Spring Quarter - "An Apple A Day" Prize Winners!

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  • "An Apple a Day" $100 Winner: Kimberly Perez - Mathematics
  • "An Apple a Day" $100 Winner: Siena Oswald - Environmental Science
  • "An Apple a Day" $100 Winner: Joleen Chow - Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology; Merrill College
  • "An Apple a Day" $100 Winner: Megan Amiya - Economics, Merrill College
  • "An Apple a Day" $100 Winner: Ingrid Herbulot - Oakes College

May-June Prize Winners!

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  • May $50 Prize Winner: Ashley Hom - Cognitive Science, John R. Lewis College
  • May $50 Prize Winner: Kiana Miller - Stevenson College
  • May $50 Prize Winner: Salil Tantamjarik - Computer Science: Game Design
  • May $50 Prize Winner: Darshika Ravulapalli - Astrophysics, Kresge College
  • May $50 Prize Winner: Basil Sheppard - Kresge College
  • May $50 Prize Winner: Adan Gallegos - Business Management Economics, Oakes College
  • May $50 Prize Winner: Christina Martinez-Fragoso - Astrophysics
  • May $50 Prize Winner: Parul Datta - Computer Science, John R. Lewis College
  • May $50 Prize Winner: Myron Zhang - College Nine
  • May $50 Prize Winner: Elise Turkovich - Cognitive Science, Cowell College
  • May $50 Prize Winner: Edith Sanchez - Merrill College
  • May $50 Prize Winner: Mars Hosler - Psychology
  • May $50 Prize Winner: Benjamin Pa - Sociology
  • May $50 Prize Winner: Cosette Yang - Marine Biology, Cowell College
  • May $50 Prize Winner: Kimroop Bhatti - John R. Lewis College
  • June $50 Prize Winner: Beatriz Aguilar - Biology
  • June $50 Prize Winner: Name withheld as requested by winner
  • June $50 Prize Winner: Luke Sullivan - Marine Biology
  • June $50 Prize Winner: Shavit Melamed - Literature and Sociology
  • June $50 Prize Winner: Name withheld as requested by winner

April Prize Winners!

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  • April $50 Prize Winner: Britney Truong - Biology
  • April $50 Prize Winner: Hussain Fatehi - Merrill College
  • April $50 Prize Winner: Maureen Eberhardt - Spanish Studies
  • April $50 Prize Winner: Oceana Silveira - Psychology, Kresge College
  • April $50 Prize Winner: Julia Stewart - Astrophysics, Crown College
  • April $50 Prize Winner: Newton Novak
  • April $50 Prize Winner: Naitik Poddar - Crown College
  • April $50 Prize Winner: Aileen Flandez - Sociology and Education, Democracy, and Social Justice
  • April $50 Prize Winner: Venkat Sykam - Computer Science, John R. Lewis College
  • April $50 Prize Winner: Maximillian Haber - Anthropology

Bookshop Santa Cruz winners!

  • In addition, during the 2022 survey, more than twenty $25 giftcards for Bookshop Santa Cruz were awarded!

 


Prize Winners for the 2020 UC Undergraduate Experience Survey

Congratulations to the following winners! 

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2020 Prize Winners by Name and Program

  • End-of-survey $100 prize (8/11): Thrisha Kopula, Computer Science Game Design
  • End-of-survey $100 prize (8/11): Michelle Kim, Network and Digital Technology
  • End-of-survey $100 prize (8/11): Ezra El-Aton, Technology and Information Management
  • End-of-survey $100 prize (8/11): Anders Poirel, Computer Science and Mathematics
  • Summer $50 prize (mid August): Nitin Vidyasagar, Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology
  • Grand Prize 4 - $300 (August 3): Lacey Smith, Studio Art 
  • Summer $50 prize (early August): Destiny Jacob, Psychology
  • Summer $50 prize (July):  Name withheld as requested by winner
  • Grand Prize 3 - $300 (June 25): Grace Ho, Computer Science
  • Week 7 $50 (6/22): Julia Cheng, Sociology and Psychology
  • Week 7 $50 (6/22): Isabella Rose, Marine Biology
  • Week 7 $50 (6/22): Breanna Sisson, Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology
  • Week 6 $50 (6/15): Saira Dorantes, History and Psychology
  • Week 6 $50 (6/15): Karina Vargas, Psychology and Spanish Studies
  • Week 6 $50 (6/15): Name withheld as requested by winner
  • Week 5 $50 (6/8): Erik Szayna, Bioengineering 
  • Week 5 $50 (6/8): Sullivan Gaudreault, Film and Digital Media
  • Week 5 $50 (6/8): Michelle Smith, Neuroscience
  • Week 4 $50 (6/1): Heddy Menendez, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Week 4 $50 (6/1): Charlie Delgado, Economics
  • Week 4 $50 (6/1): Melissa Tran, Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Grand Prize 2 - $300 (May 27): Raquel Lozano, Ecology and Evolution
  • Week 3 $50 (5/26): Sopnil Rahman, Astrophysics
  • Week 3 $50 (5/26): John Lopez-Guarchaj, Feminist Studies
  • Week 3 $50 (5/26): Helena Panchenko, Marine Biology
  • Week 2 $50 (5/18): Zoe Linstrom, Art
  • Week 2 $50 (5/18): Sruti Nagam, Biology
  • Week 2 $50 (5/18): Diya Saha, Computer Engineering
  • Grand Prize 1 - $300 (May 13): Courtney Accurso, Neuroscience
  • Week 1 $50 (5/11): Name withheld as requested by winner
  • Week 1 $50 (5/11): Luna Gulisano, Music and Environmental Studies
  • Week 1 $50 (5/11): Hannah Trillo, Intensive Psychology 

Types of Individual Prizes Awarded

  1. Additional Prizes - four $100 Amazon gift cards - winners will be announced soon!
  2. Grand Prizes - four $300 Amazon gift cards total throughout the course of the survey.  Grand Prize drawings were held on May 13, May 27, June 25, and August 3.
  3. Regular Drawings - $50 Amazon gift card drawings during spring quarter, every week three students who already completed the survey won a $50 Amazon gift card, from May 11 through the week of June 22.  Additional $50 gift certificate drawings were also held during summer (July and August).

After completing the 2020 survey, students were entered into each of the following UC Undergraduate Experience Surveys weekly, grand prize, and additional drawings.  Winners were contacted by email.