Honors Convocation Recognizes Students

Published: November 2, 2012

Megan Patoskie

Simon’s Rock awarded merit and need-based scholarships to students during the annual Honors Convocation on Friday, Oct. 26 in McConnell Theater.  Peter Laipson, Provost and Vice President, welcomed the audience after an introduction from the Simon’s Rock Chorus, conducted by Jack Brown.  The ceremony proceeded with a faculty address by Christopher Callanan, Professor in Languages and Literature, and a student address by Emily Baker ’09, Acceleration to Excellence Scholar, Nadiri AliKhan Scholar and Rodney Christopher Scholar.  All honors were then awarded by Laipson and Anne O’Dwyer, Dean of Academic Affairs.  The ceremony concluded with an alumna address by Valerie Ferrier ’94 and a reception in the Daniel Arts Center Lobby.

The honorees are listed below in order of appearance:

Acceleration to Excellence Program

Elizabeth Blodgett Hall Scholars

Sage Cammers- Goodwin

Victoria Chayes

Melissa Sherman-Bennett

Sade Singh

Pearl Weggler

Livingston Hall Scholar

David Mateos Reyes

Nadiri AliKhan Memorial Scholar

Nathan Sadowsky

Acceleration to Excellence Scholars

Ethan Ackelsberg

Eliana Actor- Engel

Jin Bae

Guthrie Beyer

Olivia Dhaliwal

Kayla Dickens

Leo Dunsker

Harry Gao

Julia Griffin

Alexandra Hackney

Laura Jansen

Malcolm Jefferson

Elliot Kang

Eldred Lee

Isabella Lee

Kai Naor

Alana Pagano

Juliana Penham

Maria Presti

Mallie Prytherch

Maya Rosenman

Irene Shamas

Jessica Sorace

Sierra Warren

Aaron Weiss

Zhenghao Yang

W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars

Ishmael Asante

Ana Borja Armas

Wesley Bryant

Sabrina Campbell

Kenna Capalbo

Damiene Freeman

Darrien Freeman

Ishan Guru

Taylyn Lewis

Paulina Lim

Jazmine Lopez

Nonkululeko Maphalala

Sarena Martinez

Chazlee Myers

Corina Stenning-Barnes

Uzoamaka Uwechia

The Named Scholars

Gabriel V. Asfar Scholar

Ei Kyaw

René G. Biber Scholar

Chelsea McNay

Thomas H. Blodgett Scholars

Erik Elbieh

Marne Garretson

Bethany Geiger

Heather Meehan

Faisa Sharif

Noah White Burris Scholar

Caitlin Murphy

Connie Chambers Scholar

Heather Meehan

Rodney Christopher Scholars

Zak Breckenridge

Laura Fisher

Taylor Horn

Miranda Jones

Julian Kang

Cary Mandell

Chelsea McNay

Corey McGregor-Short

Serina Pace

Lauren Payne-Riley

Abigail Pena

Virginia Robinson

Emma Sanger-Johnson

Ramiz Shaikh

Kiyomi Wilks

Alexis Wint

Samantha Yarmis

Clark Early College Fellow

Mallie Prytherch

Celia Cruz Scholar

Jake Schwartz

Faculty Scholars

Amanda Faulkner

Mildred Idada

Amanda Johnston

Travis Kling

Joseph Leonard

Kelly Walker

Galen Crotty Gibson Scholar

Amanda Rowe-VanAllen

Eileen T. Handelman Scholar

Sophie Miller

Natalie Harper Scholar

Miranda Jones

Robert Maynard Hutchins Scholars

Alexandra Black

Hallie Evans

Elissa Furlong

Marcel Garbos

Bianca Johnston

Caitlin Murphy

Morgan Kelley Scholar

Tara Turnbull

Bertie Hawver Kellogg and Florence Gering Cashell Scholar

Lucy Peterson

Peter I. B. Lavan Scholar

Patricia Sendao

Lena Liebowitz Scholar

Ei Kyaw

Murray Liebowitz Scholar

William Taylor Kang

Sadie C. Miller Family Scholar

Johanna Koons

Edward J. Misch Scholar

Miranda Jones

Mullaney Corporation Scholar

Natasha Dalton

Martin Naumann Scholar

Serina Pace

Sarah E. Prusoff Scholar

Tara Turnbull

Riversville Scholar

Ishmael Asante

Jane Rodgers Scholar

Patricia Sendao

Caleb W. Roosevelt Scholar

Bethany Geiger

Nacunan Saez Scholar

Molly Greene

Leslie R. Sander Scholar

Bradley Oerth

Senior Class Scholar

Sarah Abusaa

Martin B.C. Simpson Scholar

Edan Dalsheim-Kahane

Sophomore Class Scholar

Wyatt McAllister

Pamela Sweeney Scholar

Linsen Settembrini

Dinah Wernick Scholar

Emma Sanger-Johnson

Baird W. Whitlock Scholar

Alexandra Black

Doreen Young Scholar

Avery Mauel

The Annual Fund Scholars

Peter Cocks Annual Fund Scholar

Jonathan Durfee

Joel Coen and Frances McDormand Annual Fund Scholar

Zak Breckenridge

Christopher and Cordelia Derhammer-Hill Annual Fund Scholar

Dante Popple

Catherine C. Fisher Annual Fund Scholar

Leander Kobolakis

John K. Hall Annual Fund Scholar

Edward Bakshis

Lipson Family Annual Fund Scholar

Abigail Pena

Glenn M. Peacock Annual Fund Scholar

Alessandra Martinelli

Jeffrey D. Resnick Annual Fund Scholar

Amanda Rowe-VanAllen

Sol Resnik Memorial Annual Fund Scholar

Arantzazu Galdos

Seltzer Family Annual Fund Scholar

Taylor Polster

Stephanie Swales Annual Fund Scholar

Avery Mauel

Robert Unger Annual Fund Scholar

Marcel Garbos