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President’s Awards Ceremony Honors 50 Graduating Seniors
A total of 50 graduating seniors were honored on Friday, May 9, when students, their families and friends, faculty, and staff gathered in the Cleary Family Auditorium for the annual President’s Awards Ceremony. The awards were presented by Dr. Donald Bain and members of the Fisher faculty.
Many of the awards are GPA-driven, while others are a reflection of the winner’s service to the Fisher community through the years.
The winners included:
Charles P. Wolfe Award – Jacquelyn Cowley and Ryan Andrew
Otto A. Shults Accounting Excellence Award – Maria Siler
Excellence in Finance Award – Zackery Miller
Award for Excellence in Economics – Valarie Hanson
Matthew Richards Prize in English – Kaylee Luppino
Clarence Amann Award – Jay Tallon
Award for Excellence in Foreign Languages – Jordan Wigg
John A. Murray Award in History – Katie Swingly
Stefan Maczynski Award – Jennifer Coleman and Julianna Holland
Award for Excellence in Natural Sciences – Danielle Kellogg and Jacob Quattrini
Award for Excellence in Biology – Robert Battaglia
Joan Rowan Memorial Senior Award – Alicia Vann
Barbara Wheeler-Schneider Memorial Award – Annalise Cosco
Senior Award for Excellence in C/J – Jessie Evarts
Gary “Scoop” Cuminale Award – Audriana Molina
Keough Founding Editors’ Award – Billy Bonneau
John A. Murray Award for Leadership – Dusty Baker
Award for Excellence in Sport Studies – Cary Szydlowski
American Studies Senior Award – Monique Mottler and Katie Swingly
Deirdre McKiernan Hetzler Award for Women and Gender Studies – Kathryn Maher
Award for Psychology-Academic Achievement – Leah McDermott
Outstanding Undergraduate Educator Award: Childhood Level – Emma Schack
Outstanding Undergraduate Educator Award: Adolescence Level – Hannah Barone-Crowell
Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher Leadership Award – Cody Miller
Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher Community Service Award – Jennifer Keeler
General Business Management Award – Traci Mantle
Senior Marketing Award – Kelsey Komarek
Human Resources Management Award – Liana Thibault
Boris Rakover Award – Rachael Kline, Robert Jones, and Kyle Brennan
Clara H. Wagner Nursing Award – Caitlin Agley and Erin Webb
Department of Nursing Highest Undergraduate GPA – Valarie Schiano
Department of Nursing Leadership Award – Jeffrey Fahmer and Valarie Schiano
Department of Nursing Highest RN/BS GPA – Deborah Kummer and Greta Ledgerwood
Ruth Ann Constantino Senior Award – Christiana Knapp
Rev. Paul F. English Award for Leadership in Campus Ministry – Kevin Wagner
Alumni Award – TJ Nervina
Trustees’ Ranking Scholar Award – Christian Laude, Alyssa Smith, Jessica Swan, and Deborah Kummer
Trustees’ Distinguished Scholar Award – Maria Siler
Dr. Jack Rosenberry, Chair of the Media and Communication Department, with Billy Bonneau, Audriana Molina, Jessie Evarts, and Annalise Cosco.
Dr. Rick DeJesús-Rueff, Vice President for Student Affairs and Diversity Initiatives, and Christiana Knapp.
Dr. Jim Schwartz, Chair of Undergraduate Programs in Inclusive Education, with Jenny Keeler and Cody Miller.
Photos of all award winners can be found on College's Facebook page.