Aerial view of campus with Williamsport, the Susquehanna River and Bald Eagle Mountain as a backdrop

Students recognized for fellowships and academic achievements at Lycoming College

Dozens of students were recognized for academic achievements during award ceremonies this spring at Lycoming College.

The following juniors were given a Joanne and Arthur Haberberger Fellowship to submit a scholarly paper during their senior year: Jessica N. Battyanyi, a biology major from Carnegie, Pa.; Joshua M. Cram, a chemistry and political science major from Lock Haven, Pa.; Megan T. Demarest, a criminal justice major from Orient, N.Y.; Sarah F. Donovan, a history major from Bergen, N.Y.; Jessica L. Hoff, a sociology and Spanish major from Lambertville, N.J.; Nguyen K. Huynh, a political science major from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Jacob R. Miller, a biology major from Cooperstown, N.Y.; Rebecca D. Reed, a history and American studies major from Waynesboro, Pa.; Rosa A. Rodriguez, a biology and chemistry major from Merida, Venezuela; Mary Katherine M. Yarish, a political science major from Fannettsburg, Pa. Sophomore Ryan J. Orgitano, a biology major from South Williamsport, Pa., also received a fellowship.

The following juniors were inducted into the IRUSKA Honor Society for their outstanding contribution to campus life in one or more student activities: Matthew D. Bernard, a corporate communication and business administration major from Wilmington, Del.; Cara J. Brooks, a junior psychology major from York, Pa.; Julie A. Burns, a junior biology major from Hatboro, Pa.; Jennifer L. Crider, a junior anthropology and sociology major from Bradford, R.I.; Chau M. Dang, a junior accounting major from Hanoi, Vietnam; Allison E. DeHaas, a junior political science major from Easton, Pa.; Elizabeth W. Gallen, a junior corporate communications and music major from Wyomissing, Pa.; Sophie M. Herzing, a junior creative writing and painting major from Saint Marys, Pa.; Katherine J. Stepnowski, a junior digital communications major from Boyertown, Pa. Senior Rebecca D. Reed, an American studies and history major from Waynesboro, Pa. was also inducted.

The following freshmen attained the highest rank in scholarship and deportment earned the M. B. Rich Endowed Prize (students with no major listed are undeclared): Kayla N. Aulenbach, a biology major from Womelsdorf, Pa.; Abigail A. Bendick, a history major from Shavertown, Pa.; Katlyn M. Bennett, a psychology major from Ulysses, Pa.; Melissa A. Bilza, a music and corporate communications major from Easton, Pa.; Stevanakelly E. Dolence, an archaeology from Pittsburgh, Pa.; Rebecca A. Forbes, from Lititz, Pa.; Johan E. Hammarstedt, from Taby, Sweden; Emily M. Hepner, an archaeology major from Leesport, Pa.; Ian M. Herzing, from St. Marys, Pa., Erik M. Homberger, a psychology major from Lititz, Pa.; Ceili E. Klaus, a psychology major from Lewisburg, Pa.; Emilie M. Kramer, a biology major from Wellsboro, Pa.; Jacob A. Maneval, from Williamsport, Pa.; Nicholas G. Pisani, a biology major from New Egypt, N.J.; Paige N. Rockwell, a chemistry major from Mcelhattan, Pa.; Jennifer J. Twardowski, a biochemistry major from Williamsport, Pa.; and Lucas T. Wilkins, from New Oxford, Pa.

Several of these students earned additional awards.

Donovan earned additional awards including: the Ada Remley Memorial Scholarship Award for academic excellence and service to college and community, and the David Library for the American Revolution Research Fellowship, given to an exceptional upperclassman working on a capstone, honors thesis, or substantial research paper on any aspect of American history between 1700 and 1800.

Reed also earned the Jack C. and Janet B. Buckle Scholarship, along with Andrew T. Shelly, a biology major from Cochranville, Pa., for making an unusual contribution to campus life through leadership in student activities. Reed also earned the Panhellenic Council Spirit Award.

Dang was also given the Managerial Accounting Award for outstanding performance in managerial accounting, and the Phil G. Gillette Prize in Modern Foreign Languages for the study of Spanish.

Huynh earned the Richard L. Mix '51 and Miriam S. Mix Prize in Political Science.

Aulenbach also won the Freshman Biology Award, Dolence won the Eduardo Guerra Prize in Biblical Languages, and Rockwell won the Fundamentals of Physics Award.

Orgitano earned the Interfraternity Council Spirit Award, Crider earned the Panhellenic Council Service Award, and Sophie Herzing earned the Outstanding Student Leader.