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Spring awards recognize student accomplishments

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Debora Johnson-Ross with Andrew Keogh.
May 07, 2013

More than 25 honors for academic achievement and leadership were awarded to juniors, sophomores and first-year students during the April 28 Spring Awards ceremony held in Englar Dining Hall. Students were also named to two prestigious leadership honor societies, Omicron Delta Kappa and Trumpeters.

Celebrating 20 years since it was established is the Millard Milburn Rice Non-Fiction Writing Prize. A writer, historian and banker, Rice was awarded an honorary bachelor’s degree in humanities on his 100th birthday in 1994. He did not graduate with his class due to serving in the Army and was ever grateful for his years spend on the Hill.

Awards were also presented to outstanding students across the academic disciplines, including Art, Biology, Chemistry, Communication, Mathematics, Physics, and Sociology.

Omicron Delta Kappa is a national leadership honor society which recognizes achievement in one of the following areas: scholarship, athletics, community service, social/religious activities, campus government, mass media, and the creative and performing arts. The Trumpeters is a McDaniel leadership honor society that recognizes exemplary qualities of leadership, integrity, and sincerity.

Four members of the Class of 2014 were also recognized for their induction into McDaniel’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.

Spring awards recognize student accomplishments
Jasmine McCormick with Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Debora Johnson-Ross

Spring awards recognize student accomplishments
Phi Beta Kappa members Ashlynn Parker (far left) and Brittany Nicholls (far right) flank members newly inducted as juniors Jason Stein, Meghan Schatz, Alan Lyons, Andrew Keogh

Spring awards recognize student accomplishments
Jasmine McCormick and Rebecca Kaler with Beth Gerl, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Spring awards recognize student accomplishments
Kenneth Rankins with Beth Gerl, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Spring awards recognize student accomplishments
Maria Moreno with Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Debora Johnson-Ross

Spring awards recognize student accomplishments
Rebecca Goodnow with Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Debora Johnson-Ross

Spring awards recognize student accomplishments
Joseph Wright, Deanna Dicello, Emma Duesterhaus, Phoebe McHale, Masha Paul, Joseph Rollins, Daniel Scott, Jason Stein (Omicron Delta Kappa inductees)

 

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