International Leadership Award honors 3 outstanding students

Every year students from around the world come to Arizona State University seeking new ways to engage and thrive in a global marketplace.

Now in its second year, the Outstanding International Student Leadership Awards celebrate this vibrant and culturally diverse student population. The awards were presented to three students who exemplified exceptional academic achievement, a strong dedication to the surrounding and ASU community, and Sun Devil pride.

“Our office is so proud of this year’s recipients. They are wonderful representatives of ASU’s international student populations,” said Carolyn Miller, international student advisor in the Center for Global Education.

The winners are as follows:

Javier Corral Clayton – student in Barrett, the Honors College, majoring in chemical engineering with two minors in sustainability and business. Clayton is an active member of the Residence Hall Association and Coalition of International Students. Furthermore he is an intern with the Arizona Students’ Association and a Devil2Devil Student Ambassador.

Edith Gabriela Cseke – student in the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Juris Doctor Program. Cseke represented ASU in the Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court competition in Vienna, co-authored an article in the Jurimetrics Journal and has volunteered for the Sunshine Acres Children’s Home in Mesa.

Hyejung Lim – student in Barrett, the Honors College, majoring in sustainability. Lim has been involved in the Residence Hall Association, being a General Council representative and Towers Hall Council President. She is also a Sustainability Assistant for Dell, a member of the New Venture Group at ASU and an ambassador for the School of Sustainability. Lim also volunteers at Maya’s Farm at South Mountain.

There are currently more than 4,400 students at ASU representing 120 countries around the world. The university also has numerous global partnerships and educational agreements with universities in many countries – including China, Vietnam, Mexico and Canada.