On Nov. 16, Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus held its fall term honors convocation recognizing students for their achievements.
Brianna Allen was presented with the Leadership Achievement Award, which acknowledges those students who have consistently, comprehensively, and effectively provided leadership in a variety of capacities. The award is intended to be the culmination of the recipients’ participation in leadership activities at Cooley.
Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Allen earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida. While at Cooley she served as vice president and PR director for the Mock Trial Board, secretary of the Moot Court Board, and senator for the Student Bar Association.
The Alumni Association Distinguished Student Award was presented to Steven Jimenez. The award is given to selected graduating students based on academic accomplishments, professionalism and ethics, leadership, extracurricular activities, and post-graduation plans. The recipients are selected by the past presidents and executive committee of the Cooley Alumni Association. Recipients are presented a diploma frame from the law school
Jimenez, who is originally from Santa Maria, California earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Phoenix. He served as president of the Cooley Military Veterans Law Student Association, and alumni outreach chair for the Mock Trial Board. He is a student member of the American Bar Association and the California Bar Association, and associate member of the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society.