Alicia Wilson ’04, political science; Aaron Merki ’05, political science; and Eduardo Gonzalez ’06, English and political science, were named to The Daily Record’s 2011 list of “Twenty in Their 20s” award honorees. Merki was also the recipient of the 2010 UMBC Rising Star Award for young alumni service and is an associate at Venable, LLP. Wilson was the (inaugural) 2009 UMBC Rising Star Award winner and is an associate at Gordon, Feinblatt, Rothman, Hoffberger & Hollander, LLC. Gonzalez graduated from the University at Buffalo Law School (J.D. ’09), where he received the Robert J. Connolly Trial Technique Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy. He clerked for Circuit Administrative Judge Daniel M. Long, worked as an assistant public defender, and now is an associate at Hearne & Bailey, P.A.