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Leslie Farias is a Nutritional Sciences senior from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She was named a 2016 Oklahoma State University Outstanding Senior on April 18 by the OSU Alumni Association. During her time at OSU, Farias served as a resident advisor for OSU ResLife, secretary of the Pre-Physician Assistant Club, a mentor in the Inclusion Leadership Program, the Dance Marathon executive of the Residential Life Committee and is a member of Omega Phi Alpha Service Sorority. Her community involvement includes Manos Juntas Clinic, Oklahoma Blood Institute blood drive, the Seretean Wellness Center, speaking at OSU’s Convocation and OSU Junior Day and serving as a personal assistant for students with disabilities. Farias’ awards include being named a United Health Foundation Scholar by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, a Wentz Scholar Leader, Summer Public Health Scholars Program at Columbia University Finalist and the Residence Hall Association’s First Year Student of the Year. Farias’ plans are to begin a physician associate program at OU Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City this June. Visit to learn more about the student awards presented by the OSU Alumni Association and sponsored by ISN.