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Mr Ms UAB night2016 Mr. & Ms. UAB - Eli Ussery and Isabella MakIsabella Mak of Dothan and Eli Ussery of Columbus, Georgia, have been named 2016 Mr. and Ms. UAB.

Lakshmi Subramani of Madison and Daniel Alejandro Mendoza of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, were named first alternates.

Mak, 20, is a junior in the UAB Honors College Global and Community Leadership Honors Program, majoring in neuroscience in the College of Arts and Sciences. She is director of the Undergraduate Research Ambassadors, vice president of YouAB Learning and a 2015-2016 resident assistant. She volunteers as a nursing ambassador and tutor at Children’s Hospital of Alabama and is a member of the Alabama Student Advisory Council at American Association of University Women. She is the daughter of ZhiRui Mai.

Ussery, 20, is a junior majoring in industrial distribution in the Collat School of Business and is in the Honors College Personalized Curriculum. He was named Orientation Leader of the Year, is corresponding secretary for Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity and volunteers with Habitat for Humanity. He is the son of Brent and Gina Ussery.

Subramani, 20, is a junior in the Honors College majoring in molecular biology and philosophy in the College of Arts and Sciences. She is in theEarly Medical School Acceptance Program, is an orientation leader and is a volunteer at Children’s Hospital of Alabama. She is the daughter of Gowri Subramani.

Mendoza, 21, is a junior in the Honors College majoring in biology in the College of Arts and Sciences. He is a Gates Millennium Scholar recipient and a new member educator for Theta Chi Fraternity. He is the son of Mirna Pineda.

The UAB National Alumni Society began this Homecoming tradition 35 years ago to recognize outstanding male and female students on campus that have demonstrated scholastic achievement, leadership, campus and community involvement, and overall enthusiasm for UAB.

The winners of the Mr. & Ms. UAB competition each receive a $2,500 scholarship and serve as representatives of UAB and the Society. In addition, the first alternates also receive a scholarship in the amount of $1,000. 

The 2016 Mr. & Ms. UAB winners were announced at halftime of the Green & Gold Game on Thursday, October 20th as part of the Homecoming Week celebrations.

Read more about the 2016 Mr. and Ms. UAB finalists HERE.

  • 2016 Mr. & Ms. UAB Finalists
  • Destiny Houston and Daniel Mendoza
  • Sandhya Krishna and Oladele Osisami
  • Isabella Mak and Graham Dupont
  • Regina Sherman and Bobby Ijeoma
  • Lakshmi Subramani and Eli Ussery
  • Ms. UAB 2016 - Isabella Mak
  • Mr. UAB 2016 - Eli Ussery
  • Mr. & Ms. UAB 2016 - Eli Ussery and Isaballa Mak
  • 2016 Mr. & Ms. UAB Finalists
  • Mr. & Ms. UAB and First Alternates
  • Mr. & Ms. UAB 2016 - Eli Ussery and Isabella Mak
  • Mr. & Ms. UAB First Alternates - Daniel Mendoza and Lakshmi Subramani
  • 2016 Mr. & Ms. UAB Finalists
  • Mr. & Ms. UAB 2015 and 2016 with First Alternates
  • Mr. & Ms. UAB 2016 - Eli Ussery and Isabella Mak
  • Mr. & Ms. UAB First Alternates - Daniel Mendoza and Lakshmi Subramani
  • Mr And Ms UAB With First Alternates 2
  • Ms. UAB 2016 - Isabella Mak, Ms. UAB 2015 - Allie David, Ms. UAB 2016 First Alternate - Lakshmi Subramani
  • Ms. UAB 2016 - Isabella Mak and First Alternate - Lakshmi Subramani
  • Ms. UAB 2016 - Isabella Mak and  Ms. UAB 2015 - Allie David
  • Mr. UAB 2016 - Eli Ussery, Mr. UAB 2015 - Chirag Patel, and Mr. UAB 2016 First Alternate - Daniel Mendoza
  • Mr. UAB 2016 - Eli Ussery and Mr. UAB 2016 First Alternate - Daniel Mendoza
  • Mr. UAB 2016 - Eli Ussery and Mr. UAB 2015 - Chirag Patel
  • 2016 Mr. & Ms. UAB Finalists
  • Destiny Houston and Daniel Mendoza
  • Sandhya Krishna and Oladele Osisami
  • Isabella Mak and Graham Dupont
  • Regina Sherman and Bobby Ijeoma
  • Lakshmi Subramani and Eli Ussery
  • Ms. UAB 2016 - Isabella Mak
  • Mr. UAB 2016 - Eli Ussery
  • Mr. & Ms. UAB 2016 - Eli Ussery and Isaballa Mak
  • 2016 Mr. & Ms. UAB Finalists
  • Mr. & Ms. UAB and First Alternates
  • Mr. & Ms. UAB 2016 - Eli Ussery and Isabella Mak
  • Mr. & Ms. UAB First Alternates - Daniel Mendoza and Lakshmi Subramani
  • 2016 Mr. & Ms. UAB Finalists
  • Mr. & Ms. UAB 2015 and 2016 with First Alternates
  • Mr. & Ms. UAB 2016 - Eli Ussery and Isabella Mak
  • Mr. & Ms. UAB First Alternates - Daniel Mendoza and Lakshmi Subramani
  • Mr And Ms UAB With First Alternates 2
  • Ms. UAB 2016 - Isabella Mak, Ms. UAB 2015 - Allie David, Ms. UAB 2016 First Alternate - Lakshmi Subramani
  • Ms. UAB 2016 - Isabella Mak and First Alternate - Lakshmi Subramani
  • Ms. UAB 2016 - Isabella Mak and  Ms. UAB 2015 - Allie David
  • Mr. UAB 2016 - Eli Ussery, Mr. UAB 2015 - Chirag Patel, and Mr. UAB 2016 First Alternate - Daniel Mendoza
  • Mr. UAB 2016 - Eli Ussery and Mr. UAB 2016 First Alternate - Daniel Mendoza
  • Mr. UAB 2016 - Eli Ussery and Mr. UAB 2015 - Chirag Patel
  • Mr. and Ms. UAB 2016 finalists (clockwise left to right): Oladele Osisami, Graham Dupont, Daniel Mendoza, Blaze, Eli Ussery, Bobby Ijeoma, Isabella Mak, Lakshmi Subramani, Regina Sherman, Destiny Houston, and Sandhya Krishna
  • Destiny Houston and Daniel Mendoza
  • Sandhya Krishna and Oladele Osisami
  • Isabella Mak and Graham Dupont
  • Regina Sherman and Bobby Ijeoma
  • Lakshmi Subramani and Eli Ussery
  • Ms. UAB 2016 - Isabella Mak
  • Mr. UAB 2016 - Eli Ussery
  • Mr. & Ms. UAB 2016 - Eli Ussery and Isabella Mak
  • Mr. and Ms. UAB 2016 finalists (from left to right): Scott McLeod - 2016 Homecoming Chair, Bobby Ijeoma, Regina Sherman, Sandhya Krishna, Destiny Houston, Oladele Osisami, Daniel Mendoza - Mr. UAB First Alternate, Eli Ussery - Mr. UAB, Isabella Mak - Ms. UAB, Lakshmi Subramani - Ms. UAB First Alternate, Graham Dupont, and Raymond Thompson - NAS President
  • Mr. & Ms. UAB 2016 and First Alternates (from left to right): Daniel Mendoza - Mr. UAB First Alternate, Lakshmi Subramani - Ms. UAB First Alternate, Isabella Mak - Ms. UAB, and Eli Ussery - Mr. UAB
  • Mr. & Ms. UAB 2016 - Eli Ussery and Isabella Mak
  • Mr. & Ms. UAB 2016 First Alternates - Daniel Mendoza and Lakshmi Subramani
  • Mr. and Ms. UAB 2016 finalists (from left to right): Sandhya Krishna, Oladele Osisami, Lakshmi Subramani - Ms. UAB First Alternate, Daniel Mendoza - Mr. UAB First Alternate, Isabella Mak - Ms. UAB, Eli Ussery - Mr. UAB, Regina Sherman, Bobby Ijeoma, Destiny Houston, and Graham Dupont
  • Lakshmi Subramani - Ms. UAB 2016 First Alternate, Daniel Mendoza - Mr. UAB 2016 First Alternate, Chirag Patel - Mr. UAB 2015, Allie David - Ms. UAB 2015, Isabella Mak - Ms. UAB 2016, and Eli Ussery - Mr. UAB 2016
  • Mr. & Ms. UAB 2016 - Eli Ussery and Isabella Mak
  • Mr. & Ms. UAB 2016 First Alternates - Daniel Mendoza and Lakshmi Subramani
  • Mr. & Ms. UAB 2016 and First Alternates (from left to right): Lakshmi Subramani - Ms. UAB First Alternate, Daniel Mendoza - Mr. UAB First Alternate, Isabella Mak - Ms. UAB, and Eli Ussery - Mr. UAB
  • Isabella Mak - Ms. UAB 2016, Allie David - Ms. UAB 2015, and Lakshmi Subramani - Ms. UAB 2016 First Alternate
  • Isabella Mak - Ms. UAB 2016 and Lakshmi Subramani - Ms. UAB 2016 First Alternate
  • Isabella Mak - Ms. UAB 2016 and Allie David - Ms. UAB 2015
  • Eli Ussery - Mr. UAB 2016, Chirag Patel - Mr. UAB 2015, and Daniel Mendoza - Mr. UAB 2016 First Alternate
  • Eli Ussery - Mr. UAB 2016 and Daniel Mendoza - Mr. UAB 2016 First Alternate
  • Eli Ussery - Mr. UAB 2016 and Chirag Patel - Mr. UAB 2015

Learn more about the finalists by hovering over the pictures below.

Destiny Houston

Destiny Houston

Junior

Social Work

Hoover, Alabama

Sandhya Krishna

Sandhya Krishna

Junior

Biology

Madison, Alabama

Isabella Mak

Isabella Mak

Junior

Neuroscience

Dothan, Alabama

Regina Sherman

Gina Sherman

Junior

Biology

Birmingham, Alabama

Lakshmi Subramani

Lakshmi Subramani

Junior

Molecular Biology and Philosophy

Madison, Alabama

Graham Dupont

Graham Dupont

Junior

Chemistry

Springville, AL

Bobby Ijeoma

Bobby Ijeoma

Junior

Chemistry

Marietta, Georgia

Daniel Mendoza

Daniel Alejandro Mendoza

Junior

Biology

Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Oladele Osisami

Oladele Osisami

Junior

Biology

Powder Springs, Georgia

Elijah Ussery

Eli Ussery

Junior

Industrial Distribution

Columbus, Georgia

 

2016

Mr. UAB: Eli Ussery
Ms. UAB: Isabella Mak

2015

Mr. UAB: Chirag Patel
Ms. UAB: Allie David

2014

Mr. UAB: John Chancellor
Ms. UAB: Candy Mosley

2013

Mr. UAB: Zachary Hughes
Ms. UAB: Deidra Atkinson

2012

Mr. UAB: Kevin Jiang
Ms. UAB: Deepa Etikala

2011

Mr. UAB: Mallick Hossain
Ms. UAB: Elizabeth Simbek

2010

Mr. UAB: Daniel B. Pierce
Ms. UAB: Nishita Baxi

2009

Mr. UAB: Andrew J. Stone
Ms. UAB: Claire E. Sands

2008

Mr. UAB: Pratik Talati
Ms. UAB: Anna C. Lloyd

2007

Mr. UAB: Rodney Dixon Dorand
Ms. UAB: Riley S. Carpenter

2006

Mr. UAB: Cedric D. Harville, II
Ms. UAB: Maurine Speake Batson

2005

Mr. UAB: Ankit Patel
Ms. UAB: Elizabeth Pham

2004

Mr. UAB: David R. Shulman
Ms. UAB: Barbara H. Agricola

2003

Mr. UAB: Jason Scott Fletcher
Ms. UAB: Jessica Lemons

2002

Mr. UAB: Kiran H. Lagisetty
Ms. UAB: Juanita Titrud Heersink

2001

Mr. UAB: Nathaniel Lane Wade
Ms. UAB: Rayna Dyck

2000

Mr. UAB: James F. Williams, Jr.
Ms. UAB: Karen Leigh Samples

1999

Mr. UAB: Warren T. Jones
Ms. UAB: Karmie Johnson

1998

Mr. UAB: Neelaksh K. Varshney
Ms. UAB: Andrea Brinley Kimbrough

1997

Mr. UAB: Vandarian Dubose
Ms. UAB: Laura Slovensky Hollis

1996

Mr. UAB: Joshua B. Hill
Ms. UAB: Tamula Patterson

1995

Mr. UAB: John A. Jennings
Ms. UAB: Sarah C. Latham

1994

Mr. UAB: Wyndall Ivey
Ms. UAB: G. Kelly Wright

1993

Mr. UAB: Christopher Arnold
Ms. UAB: Snehal Khatri

1992

Mr. UAB: Brian Austin Oakes
Ms. UAB: Pamela Lynn Pilcher

1991

Mr. UAB: Edwin Weiyan Yeh
Ms. UAB: Junie P. Richard

1990

Mr. UAB: Norman Claro Guillen
Ms. UAB: Joy Belinda Alder

1989

Mr. UAB: Michael O'Neil McCutcheon
Ms. UAB: Regina N. Phillips

1988

Mr. UAB: Bryan Casey Jones
Ms. UAB: Lisa Ann Kitchen Dearaujo

1987

Mr. UAB: John Denson Harden
Ms. UAB: Sylvia D. Billingsley Strothers

1986

Mr. UAB: Charlie W. Priest, Jr.
Ms. UAB: Tami Puchta

1985

Mr. UAB: Andre Ronald Nunn
Ms. UAB: Susan E. Gattis

1984

Mr. UAB: Rodney O. Tucker
Ms. UAB: Becky Anthony

1983

Mr. UAB: W. James Aderhold
Ms. UAB: Nena Beth Morris

1982

Mr. UAB: Ron Kleinman
Ms. UAB: Debbie Jo Severin

1981

Mr. UAB: David Norman Bolus
Ms. UAB: Konda K. Campbell