Class of 2011
2011 Graduating with High Honors
Summa Cum Laude
Nicole Balduf; Claire Brown; Grant Erickson; Claire Naus; Elizabeth Young
Magna Cum Laude
Sarah Ceponis; Rhiannon Duke; Colleen Flahive; Elise Gerspach; Mary Howard; Kathryn Hunger; Maeve Maher; Elizabeth Nagel; Daniel Schmitt
Nicole Allen; Elaine Amoresano; Elizabeth Benson; Anna Coles; Melissa Coles; Kevin Danchisko; Bianca Fernandez; Rebecca Flynn; Alexander Gannon; Theresa Gildner; Jordan Hill; Nicole Navas; Elizabeth Olveda; Meredith Ragany; Lauren Restivo; Shea Streeter; Lauren Weber
2011 Honor Societies
Academic Honor Society of Phi Beta Kappa – Claire Brown, Rhiannon Duke, Grant Erickson, Elise Gerspach, Mary Howard, Maeve Maher, Elizabeth Nagel, Claire Naus, Daniel Schmitt, Elizabeth Young.
Anthropology Honor Society of Lambda Alpha – Nicole Allen, Elaine Amoresano, Elizabeth Benson, Claire Brown, Melissa Coles, Jaime Cordes, Kathleen Corr, Kevin Danchisko, Rhiannon Duke, Bianca Fernandez, Katherine Fitzpatrick, Colleen Flahive, Elise Gerspach, Theresa Gildner, Maeve Maher, Claire Naus, Nicole Navas, Elizabeth Olveda, Meredith Ragany, Kerry Reardon, Lauren Restivo, Daniel Schmitt, Elizabeth Young.
English Honor Society of Sigma Tau Delta - Kathleen Corr, Margaret Nettesheim, Meredith Ragany, Lauren Restivo
German Language Honor Society of Delta Phi Alpha - Jaime Cordes
Italian Language Honor Society of Gamma Kappa Alpha - Adrian Lopez Medina
Political Science Honor Society of Pi Sigma Alpha - Kathryn Hunger
Sociology Honor Society of Alpha Kappa Delta - Mark Herrera
Spanish Language Honor Society of Sigma Delta Pi - Elise Gerspach, Elizabeth Young
Business Honor Society of Beta Gamma Sigma - Nicole Balduf
Business Honor Society of Beta Alpha Psi - Michael Scheidler
2011 National Awards
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship - Claire Brown
Fulbright Teaching Assistantship - Jaime Cordes
2011 University Awards within the Department of Anthropology
The Peter Brown Professional Achievement Award- To the anthropology student with outstanding performance in the tasks of a professional academic in one or more of the following arenas: publication, presentation at professional meetings, grants, fellowships. The recipient for 2011 was Claire Naus.
The Paul Farmer Public Anthropology Award - This award recognizes the student who has used their anthropological training for public service. In 2011 the recipient was Neva Lundy.
The David Huffman Scholar/Athlete Award- This award is presented to students with outstanding performance in the anthropology major and in athletics. In 2011, the recipients were Hannah Jackson and Daniel Schmitt.
Raymond W. Murray, C.S.C. Award in Anthropology - Each year the department honors our top graduating senior for exemplary work in anthropology with this college award. In 2011, the honored student was Claire Brown.
The Irwin Press Prize in Medical Anthropology - Established in 2001 by emeritus faculty Irwin Press, this award recognizes the best paper in medical anthropology submitted by a graduating senior. The recipient for 2011 was Neva Lundy.
The Julian Samora Award - This award is presented to an outstanding senior majoring in anthropology. In 2011, the recipient was Katherine Fitzpatrick.
2011 Other University Awards
Activity and Service Awards
Citation of Merit - Grant Erickson
Hall Spirit Award - Molly Boyle
Jose Tito Siguenza Award for Service to Hispanic Youth - Elizabeth Young
In the College of Arts and Letters
The Donald and Marilyn Keough Award - Rhiannon Duke
The James E. Robinson Award - Meredith Ragany
Walter Langford Award for Excellence in Spanish Literature - Elizabeth Young
In the Mendoza College of Business
The Brother Cyprian, C.S.C. Award - Nicole Balduf
In the University
The Patrick L. Haley Award - Alexander Barbuto