Amanda Portier leaning against a brick wall
Amanda Portier, who chaired Picnic Day 2022, will receive the University Medal as the top graduating senior at UC Davis at her commencement June 12. (Greg Urquiaga/UC Davis)

UC Davis Top Graduating Senior is an Academic Mentor for Redwood SEED Scholars

Senior Amanda Portier of the University of California, Davis, led the team of hundreds that put on this year’s Picnic Day — attended by tens of thousands of people and believed to be the largest student-run event in the country. She also has been a mentor to individuals with intellectual disabilities, shed light on social justice issues and achieved a perfect 4.0 cumulative grade point average.

Read more about Amanda, her accomplishments and her involvement with the Redwood SEED Program in this article on the UC Davis website.