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Diaz-Palma Named 2022 Outstanding Senior

April 27, 2022

ALLIANCE – Santino Diaz-Palma ’22, a biochemistry and Spanish double major of Youngstown, Ohio, was named Mount Union’s 2022 Outstanding Senior.

Diaz-Palma is a member of Alpha Mu Gamma Honorary (President); the American Chemical Society, Association of International Students, Gender Equity Matters, HOLA (treasurer); Phi Kappa Tau (community service chair); Pre-Health Profession Club; Pre-Medical Students club; Pride, Student Senate; and the eSports program. 

He has served as a Green Raider, Preview and Orientation guide; resident assistant; assistant resident manager; and on the University Conduct Board; he participated in study abroad (Spring 2019 Universidad Andres Bello in Santiago, Chile); the Wilderness Trip, and the Social Responsibility Trip. 

Other nominees included Aleya Mims ’22, a biology major of Struthers, Ohio, and Jack Patton ’22, a finance and risk management and insurance double major of New Wilmington, Pennsylvania.

The award was presented as part of the University’s annual Honors Convocation held in the Timken Gymnasium of the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex.