Shining Star Award

Each year, one recipient from Orange County’s four local universities is selected through an application process to receive the Shining Star “Emerging Leader” Award. This award is OCPRSA’s highest honor for a graduating senior, recognizing outstanding service, commitment, and leadership within their PRSSA chapter and local community.

Recipients receive $1,000 to use towards any PRSA or OCPRSA expense over the span of two years.

Graduating seniors interested in applying for the Shining Star “Emerging Leader” award can contact info@ocprsa.org and/or download the application and submit by the deadline for consideration.

2016 Honorees

Laura Daronatsy
Laura Daronatsy

Biola University

Pia Grace Torres
Pia Grace Torres

California State University, Long Beach

Shirlena Hoang
Shirlena Hoang

California State University, Fullerton

2015 Honorees

Sadie Albers
Sadie Albers

California State University, Fullerton

Rebecca Haber
Rebecca Haber

Chapman University

Rachel Snyder
Rachel Snyder

Biola University

2014 Honorees

jessica airey
Jessica Airey
Biola University

Francisco Aguirre
Francisco Aguirre

California State University, Long Beach

Jordan Johnson
Jordan Johnson
Chapman University

yasmeen salama
Yasmeen Salama

California State University, Fullerton