Students recognized for outstanding academic achievement

A number of accomplished students at Lycoming College were recognized for their commitment to academic excellence during Honors Convocation. The awards ceremony recognizes students who have exhibited exemplary conduct, or who have completed advanced coursework and projects that exceed the normal requirements for their degree.

The following freshmen earned the M. C. Rich Endowed Prize for attaining the highest rank in scholarship and exhibiting high standards of deportment.

M.B. Rich award winners

From left: Nicholas A. Russello, Ashley B. Heisler, Sierra R. Martin, Mikayla J. Feldbauer, William T. Jenkins, Boone A. Jenkins, Provost Phil Sprunger. Not pictured: Madison L. Brown, Maya R. Merhi and Evelyn A. Torres.

The following seniors are recognized as Institute for Management Studies Scholars for completing a more rigorous course of studies in the business field. Students must successfully complete two management scholars seminars and an internship, practicum, independent study or special project while maintaining an overall GPA of 3.25 or higher.

IMS Scholars

From left: Mehrdad Madresehee, director of the Institute of Management Studies and Professor of Economics, Anne Landon, career adviser, John K. Morrison, Emily M. Lauer, Dillon K. Laidacker, Linh Le Dieu Nguyen, Kerri D. Kuntz, Chau My Dang and Donald Charles Mark Keys. Not pictured: Huyen K. Dinh and Bailey Hughes.

The following seniors are recognized as Lycoming Scholars for completing a more challenging and stimulating program of study in their chosen fields. As scholars, they participated in independent and interdisciplinary learning, conducted independent work that culminates in a seminar presentation and developed connections with scholars at other colleges and universities.

Lycoming Scholars

Back row, from left: Kyle R. Armstrong, Donald C. M. Keys, Emily J. Saylor, Ryan J. Orgitano, Autumn A. Anthony, Annie R. Blazer, Jacqueline D. Croteau, and Cullen Chandler, associate professor of history and director of the Lycoming Scholars Program.

Middle row: Sarah N. Jaran, Sarah F. Donovan, Emily A. Weaver, Samuel P. Curtis, Jessica N. Battyanyi, Reilly J. Groder, McKenzie A. Hall and Nicole A. Calella.

Seated: Rebecca D. Reed, Julie A. Burns, Rosa A. Rodriguez, Abigail M. O'Connor, Mary Katherine Yarish, Victoria M. Wilson, Megan T. Demarest, and Darlene J. Walaski.

Not pictured: Joshua M. Cram, Emily K. DiBiase, Jacob R. Miller and Madison R. Ramsey.

The following underclassmen were awarded Joanne and Arthur Haberberger Fellowships to complete a scholarly paper during their senior year.

Haberberger Fellows

From Left: Joanne Haberberger, Sanna L. Fogt, Alicia N. Skeath, Kaitlyn S. Hipple, Maelle Souchet, Devin Frantz, Elizabeth Ritter, Courtney L. Hannum and Arthur Haberberger. Not pictured: Brendan C. Drachler and Rachel D. Ham.

Every year, the College nominates a deserving senior who will be entering graduate school to compete for a scholarship from Phi Kappa Phi. This year’s nominee was Sarah N. Jaran, who will be attending the University of York in England to pursue medieval studies. Phi Kappa Phi will announce the winners later this year.