Matt Hamilton and his peers were recognized for their investigation into Tyndall.
Some high school counselors, college coaches tried to warn officials about fake athletes.
Thirteen out of 16 parents indicted paid bribes to get their children into USC.
Two USC parents are among 13 that have agreed to plea guilty for their involvement in the college admissions bribery scheme.
Three students share their experiences applying to and studying at the University in the midst of multiple scandals that have brought USC into the national spotlight.
Wanda Austin stepped up to lead USC in a time of intense turmoil. As she prepares to leave campus in July, the interim president reflects on her efforts to blaze a trail toward "ethical leadership" — despite the scandals that have erupted under her tenure.
The preliminary investigations were launched at USC and seven other universities named in the alleged college admissions bribery scheme Monday.
Five students and parents across the nation allege that the college admissions process unfairly placed certain students at a disadvantage.
Interim President Wanda Austin announced the University will be undergoing several changes following the investigation, including an internal review.
The renowned performer will teach at USC this fall, following a Broadway run.