Lycoming College recognized co-curricular student achievement on campus during its eighth annual Leadership and Service Awards Banquet on April 9.
The Seuren Leadership Speaker Series address was given by Ronald Frick, a 1983 Lycoming graduate and vice president of M&T Bank in Williamsport. Andrea Seuren, a 1976 Lycoming graduate, established the speaker series in 2007 in memory of her parents. The series’ purpose is to build a culture of leadership at the college that espouses service, ethics and critical thinking.
Award winners were Woody Rittmiller, intramural male athlete of the year; Molly Russell, intramural female athlete of the year; Todd Hartsock – Phi Kappa Psi, intrafraternity council spirit award; Brian Gordon – Phi Kappa Psi, intrafraternity council service award; Pierce Lawver – Phi Kappa Psi, intrafraternity council scholar award; Mallory Kern – Gamma Delta Sigma, Panhellenic council spirit award; Katy Wrona – Alpha Xi Delta, Panhellenic council service award; Megan Smith – Alpha Xi Delta, Panhellenic council scholar award; Michael Tusay – Tau Kappa Epsilon, intrafraternity council man of the year; Elizabeth Perez – Alpha Xi Delta, Panhellenic council woman of the year; Lisa Mendler – Gamma Delta Sigma, fraternity/sorority adviser of the year; Tau Kappa Epsilon, chapter of the year; International Dinner – Multicultural Awareness Group, outstanding program of the year; Kate Heiser – Gender and Sexuality Alliance, student organization adviser of the year; Alpha Xi Delta, student organization of the year; Megan Cunningham, outstanding student leader; Food Recovery Network – Sustainability Committee, outstanding community service program; Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Tau Kappa Epsilon, outstanding community service fundraising event; L.A.C.E.S. – Lycoming’s chapter of Advancing Communities by Educating and Serving, outstanding community service organization award; Briana Wingrove and Megan Cox, volunteers of the year.
Lycoming College is a four-year, residential liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. Its rigorous academic program, vibrant residential community and supportive faculty foster successful student outcomes. Lycoming offers 36 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1812 and located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation. For more information, visit www.lycoming.edu.