Friday, April 26, 2013

Students honored for academic, leadership, and athletic accomplishments


This week, we honored Randolph students for a variety of accomplishments. After a ceremony honoring student-athletes for their academic and athletic accomplishments on Tuesday, we held our Academic and Leadership Awards ceremony on Wednesday.

This annual event honors students who have excelled in their academic performance as well as demonstrated leadership at the College.

Academic Awards included:

Art
Outstanding First Year in Art History: Miranda Stumpf ’16
Rachel Trexler Ellis '44 Art Prize for Excellence: Stormy Clowdis ’13

Biology
Sophomore Biology Award: Sara Reed ’15
Ann Grant Gerhardt Award: Sergio Rodriguez ’14
Grace Taylor Wiltshire, HA Award: Lauren Dowdle ’13
Marnie Reed Crowell Award: Stephanie Barron ’14

Chemistry
Departmental Award for Outstanding Achievement: Laura Word ’13
Analytical Chemistry Award: Eun Joo Seo ’15
Organic Chemistry award: Alyssa Everett ’15
James Lewis Howe Award: Madeline Carmain ’13

Communication Studies
James Carey/Marie Nichols Award for Excellence: Julianna Joyce ’13
Carla Heath/James Hoban Award: Phuong Tran ’15

Dance
Helen McGehee Award: Martin Wiley ’13
Genia Melikova Award: Sara Reed ’15, Amanda Fischer ’15
Sally Spencer Award: Lauren Boergert ’14
Eleanor Struppa Departmental Award: Chloe Tong ’14
Rebecca Jung Award: Kathryn Old ’13, Lindsay Brents ’16

Economics and Business
Carl Stern Award for Excellence: Colton Hunt ’13
Stan Marshall Award for Excellence in Business: David Conrow ’13


Education
Halley Smith Excellence in Intern Teaching Award: Danielle Hehir ’13
Kathleen Bowman Research Award: Phillip Bowling ’13

English
Academy of American Poets: Kevin Mule ’13
Sarah I. Davis Award in American Studies: Grace Gardiner ’15
John P. Kirby Award for Explication: Grace Gardiner ’15
Margaret I. Raynal Fiction Award: Grace Gardiner ’15

Environmental Studies
Outstanding Environmental Studies Student: Auzeen Abbassi ’15
Environmental Studies Senior Award: Adam Eller ’13

French
Prix de Langue et Civilisation Francaise: Luisa Poveda Bautista ’13
Prix de l'Alliance Francaise: Risa Koenig ’13, Glenna Gray ’14

History
Lura Lee Cannon Stephen '11 Prize: Brianne Roth ’13, Marisa Mendez ’13

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College
Helen Owen Calvert Writing Award: Kelia Cutkelvin ’16, Glenna Gray ’14

Mathematics
Catherine I. Hastings Prize: Thawda Aung ’13

New members of Phi Beta Kappa
Music
Outstanding Student Award: My Hoang ’13

Phi Beta Kappa
Elected seniors: Thawda Aung ’13, Treasa Bryant ’13, Madeline Carmain ’13, Lauren Dowdle ’13, Colton Hunt ’13, Marisa Mendez ’13, Lee Nutter ’13, Morgan Thompson ’13, Thomas Whitehead ’13, Laura Word ’13, Qi Zhang ’13

Physics
Outstanding New Major: Alex Tran ’15
Outstanding Senior Major: Thawda Aung ’13
Outstanding Contributor to Science Education: Jim Kwon ’14

Psychology
Outstanding Academic Achievement Award: Elizabeth van Noppen ’14
Best Senior Project: Cameron Colquitt ’13, Ashan Ford ’13

Sociology
J. Kenneth Morland Award: Millie Symns ’13
Shirley W. Strickland Award: Brittney Via ’14

Spanish
Charlotte Daniels Stern Award: Stephen Allman ’13
Helen Edwards Morrison Award: Karen Rose ’13

Theatre
Outstanding Contributors: Ashley Peisher ’15, Sonja Cirilo ’15
Academic Achievement Award: Matt Cornpropst ’14

Writing Board
Best Short Paper: Elizabeth Delery ’14
Best Long Paper: Julianna Joyce ’13

Leadership Awards included:

Recognitions
Student Government Officers 2012-2013: Zara Sibtain ’13, president; Julianna Joyce ’13, vice president; May Nwe Soe ’14, secretary; John W. Croney ’13, treasurer; Alexandra E. Orrell ’13, social violations chair; Madeline A. Carmain ’13, judiciary chair
Sigma Lambda (leadership honors society) 2012-2013: Ashley D. Edwards ’14, Daphne M. DeLeon ’13, Sydney C. Henson ’14, Christopher D. Hollingsworth ’15, Katherine P. Lesnak ’15, Alexandra E. Orrell ’13, Mark R. Patterson ’15, Evan R. Smith ’15, Erin Vasta ’15
Leadership Challenge Graduates: Chiamaka E. Asinugo ’14, Meron Demeke ’15, Julie Dinh Doan ’14, Shana M. Nelson ’15, Brandon S. Stroble ’16
American Association of University Women Award: Cynthia D. Ferguson ’13


Departmental Awards
3-Year Service Award: Christine R. Gnieski ’13, Megan C. Hageman ’13, Gage A. Stuntz ’13, Millie Symns ’13, Katherine E. West-Hazlewood ’13
Dorothy Hughes Award: Samantha M. Fagone ’15, John P. Grundy ’14
Ambassador Award: Lily M. Noguchi ’13, Sara A. Reed ’15
Tutor of the Year: Zara Sibtain ’13


Individual Leadership Awards
Initiative Award: Alexander Fella ’15, Evan R. Smith ’15
Student-Mentor Award: Amy E. Jacobs ’14
Outstanding Behind-the-Scenes Contributor Award: Kim Hai Do ’13, Glenna M. Gray ’14
Community Builder Award: Tsubasa Wantanabe ’14
Student Organization Advisor of the Year Award: Jim Duffy
Volunteer Leadership Award: Catherine E. Godley ’13
Student of the Year Award: Cameron Hall ’13
Deans’ Leadership Award: Madeline A. Carmain ’13
Virginia Hill Worden Exemplary Leadership Award: Zara Sibtain ’13