2013 Discovery Prize Winners

At the 2013 commencement, the university has recognized 106 seniors as USC Discovery Scholars. Each student has completed a culminating project in their field of study with a grade point average of 3.5 or better. Of the 36 graduating scholars who were selected as prize finalists by their school, ten have been nominated to receive a Discovery Scholar prize. The ten prize recipients form an exemplary group. Their names and programs are provided below as well as a brief description of their Discovery Scholar.


Troy Armstrong

Program: Composition

Jasneet Aulakh

Programs: History; English; Philosophy

Alexander Fullman

Programs: Political Science; Communication Law and Media Policy (minor)

Christopher Hanke

Program: Fine Arts

Devon Mott

Programs: Architecture; Business Law (minor)

Julian Pegram

Program: Composition

Roza Petrosyan

Programs: History; Social Sciences (Psychology); Russian Area Studies (minor)

Abhinav Prem

Programs: Physics (B.S.); Mathematics (B.A.)

Russell Stewart

Programs: Computational Neuroscience; Mathematics (B.A.)

Ka Ming Margaret To

Programs: Animation and Digital Arts; Advertising (minor)

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