Aven Satre Meloy
University: Santa Clara University
Aven P. Satre Meloy, Helena, graduated summa cum laude from Santa Clara University in 2013 with majors in Political Science and Environmental Science, and a minor in International Studies. He won the graduation award for the top male graduate in scholarship, character and leadership. He won a Fulbright Scholarship to Turkey, and is now a White House intern working in the office of Energy and Climate Change. While at Santa Clara, he developed its first university-wide honor code, served as Chief Justice in the judicial branch of student government, and led efforts to raise awareness about sexual violence. He is passionate about the profound social, political and economic challenges posed by environmental change.