Sawyer Alcazar-Hagen


Sawyer Alcazar-Hagen 
University of Oregon 
2020 West District Student Merit Award Winner
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Sawyer Alcazar-Hagen is a student at the University of Oregon – Portland Campus, currently pursuing a bachelor of fine arts degree in product design. Sawyer was born in Loveland, CO and raised in Bend, OR.   “​​​​​​​My greatest enjoyment derives from making things for others and making people smile through the work I create,” Sawyer says. “After five years of design school at the University of Oregon, it has become my mission to create a better future.  Like Bill Nye says, ‘Leave the world better than you found it.’”