Students and staff receive accolades for leadership and service to community

Lycoming College recognized multiple students and staff for showing leadership through serving the Lycoming and Williamsport communities. Honorees were acknowledged for their selfless and tireless dedication to serving others and for their leadership to advance student life at the College. This year’s winners were celebrated with a virtual Honors Convocation celebration and video announcement, which can be viewed here: https://www.lycoming.edu/honors-convocation/. Those honored include:

Bishop William Perry Eveland Prize - Awarded to a senior resident student, who is in the upper half of the class, for progress in scholarship, loyalty, school spirit, and participation in school activities.

  • Mikayla Jean Feldbauer ’20

Class of 1907 Prize - Presented to a senior who is in the upper half of the class, and who has contributed to campus life through participation in athletics and other student activities.

  • Evelyn A. Torres Ortiz ’20

Faculty Prize - Given to a senior commuting student who participated in student activities and who is in the upper half of the class.

  • Boone A. Jenkins ’20

Bishop D. Frederick Wertz - Presented for outstanding dedication and selfless service to others during a student’s college career.

  • Levi Antonio Tristan Aguirre ’20
  • Vanessa Alejandra Sanchez ’20
  • Kirubie A. Legesse ’20
  • Marcus Lewis-Haywood Harris ’20
  • Evelyn A. Torres Ortiz ’20

The Helen R. Hoover Community Service Prize - Awarded to seniors demonstrating a personal commitment to less fortunate citizens in either the Greater Williamsport area, or the student’s own community of residence.

  • Evelyn A. Torres Ortiz ’20
  • Jarett William Dorman ’20

Ethel McDonald Pax Christi Award - Given for outstanding but quiet consistency in the life of faith and the practice of Christianity, noteworthy personal integrity, and humble loving compassion expressed in daily life.

  • Boone A. Jenkins ’20
  • Rochelle Adjei ’20

Torchbearer Award - Presented to the chapter of a fraternity or sorority with the highest G.P.A.

  • Alpha Xi Delta

IRUSKA Honor Society Awards - Founded in 1954 as a means to honor students for their contributions and leadership at the College. Students chosen for induction have exhibited outstanding contributions to campus life.

  • Jalen P. Williams ’21 – Tapped in by Jessalyn B. Smith ’20
  • Annabelle Brinkerhoff ’21 – Tapped in by Xiyue Yang ’20
  • Delaney Perkins ’21 – Tapped in by Rochelle Adjei ’20
  • Rory J. Mendat ’21 – Tapped in by Victoria A. Ricedorf ’20
  • Isiah N. Watson ’21 – Tapped in by Braeden Chance Gonzales ’20
  • Evan M. Armstrong ’21 – Tapped in by Andrew S. Rodkey ’21
  • Amy A. Kushlan ’21 – Tapped in by Maya R. Merhi ’20
  • Sheila E. Whitman ’21 – Tapped in by Mikayla J. Feldbauer ’20
  • Arnold B. Chew ’21 – Tapped in by Sarah Elizabeth Bain ’20
  • Kiannah M. Titus ’21 – Tapped in by Mark M. Wheary ’20

The J Marco Hunsberger Service to Lycoming Awards - Presented for unselfish service and contribution to student life by seniors during their college careers.

  • Mikayla Jean Feldbauer ’20
  • Sarah Elizabeth Bain ’20
  • Braeden Chance Gonzales ’20
  • Victoria Annette Ricedorf ’20
  • Bryan Pravisan Manoo ’20
  • Rochelle Adjei ’20
  • Jessalyn Belle Smith ’20
  • Evelyn A. Torres Ortiz ’20
  • Mikayla Kathleen Schappert ’20
  • Vanessa Alejandra Sanchez ’20

Makisu Award - Presented to a staff member for outstanding service to the College community, for dedication above and beyond the realm of one’s obligations in relation to the College.

  • Shelly Eddy