Annual Academic Honors and Student Recognition Banquet Held

April 02 2013
Category: Academics

Elmira College held its annual Academic Honors and Student Recognition Banquet, celebrating academic achievements and the contributions of students to clubs and organizations. Elmira College is unique among colleges in rewarding both academic and student life achievements in the same ceremony.

Christina Feldpausch ’13 was named the Outstanding Member of the Class of 2013. The Outstanding Member of the Class is a well-rounded student who has a sincere dedication to the welfare of the College and the student body, exemplified by citizenship, character, standing among peers, and contributions to the extracurricular life.

Winners Have Many Talents

Other prizewinners at the banquet included Daniel Lipson Prizewinner Katherine Juliano ’15; Marian Ames Memorial Prizewinner Leonard Warner ’14; Hal Roach, Litt. D. ’88 Theatre Pirze Brianna Brooks ’14, Helen Hitchcock Bjorvand Drawing Prizewinner Julia Tighe ’15, Kathlene Arnott Watters ’65 Prizewinner Michael Branch ’15, Algernon DeWaters Gorman Prizewinner C.J. Young ’14; Mary Lou Parella ’65 Prizewinner Alex Hood ’16; Mark Twain Prizewinner Nicole Gentile ’16; Joseph Robinson Prizewinner Allison Nobles ’14; International Student Prizewinner Neil Randolph ’15; Margaret Locke Community Service Prizewinner Franny Cicia ’13; Helen Bosworth Beers ’24 Prizewinners Allison Smith ’14 and Cheryl Garber ’13; Mildred Whittlesey McGraw Attainment Prizewinners Elizabeth Forrest ’14, Brian Nichols ’14, and Brian Ferrara ’14; Class of 1927 Prizewinner Olivia Nystrom ’16; Class of 2000 Prizewinner John Bigelow ’16; and Board of Trustees Prizewinners Teria Bain ’14, Christian Bruce ’14, Victoria Riley ’14, Kurtis Dutcher ’14, Patrick Reilly ’13, and Skylar Clapperton ’14.

Work in Classroom Pays Off

Special academic award winners included Southern Tier Chapter of the NYS Society of Certified Public Accountants: Award of Honor winner Jacob Simmons ’13, Excellence in Accounting Award winner Steffan Waters ’13, and Excellence in Auditing Award winner Gena Rapisardi ’13. Other winners included Wall Street Journal Award winner Patrick Reilly ’13; Finger Lakes Chapter of the Institute of Supply Management Scholarship Award winners Paige Kent ’13 and Jordan Kent ’13; CRC Basic Chemistry Prizewinner Sara Melow’16; Corning Section American Chemical Society Award winner Tyler Myers ’16, Outstanding ESL Student Prizewinner Olivia Nystrom ’16; Freshman Writing Prizewinner Emily Feldpausch ’16; Nurse Education Faculty Recognition for Excellence in Nursing prizewinner Alicia Fortin ’13; Nursing Rho Gamma Scholarship Award winner Ellen Safir ’12, and National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association Honor Member Alexis Moody ’13.