Sweet Briar seniors honored at end-of-year Awards Convocation

Posted on May 13, 2016 by Staff Writer

Each year, Sweet Briar College presents a number of awards to seniors to honor their academic excellence in specific disciplinary areas across the liberal arts and sciences. Several members of the Class of 2016 and one M.A.T. candidate received awards this afternoon during a special convocation that preceded the annual Baccalaureate ceremony.

The following prizes were presented:

  • The Anthropology and Archaeology Department Book Prize: Madeline Grace Artibee

  • The Marcia Capron Award for Excellence in French: Mariam Aster Javed

  • The Crysler Award: Shaniqua Clinnie’ Jones

  • The Juliet Halliburton Davis Environmental Science Award: Emily Morgan Dallas

  • The Juliet Halliburton Davis Environmental Studies Award: Savanna Cora Klein

  • The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Outstanding Scholar Education Award: Arielle Sperrazza ’15

  • The Excellence in Engineering Award: Lydia Nichole Fleck

  • The James Lewis Howe Award in Chemistry: Kiersten Jade Johnson Garcia

  • The L’Alliance Francaise de Lynchburg: Megan Kaitlyn Johnston

  • The John R. McClenon Award: Alexis Gail Smith

  • The Jessica Steinbrenner Molloy Award in Theatre Arts: Shannon Margaret McCarthy

  • The Lawrence G. Nelson Award: Kendall Madison York

  • The Pauline Roberts Otis Award in French: Megan Kaitlyn Johnston

  • The W. Edward Overly Award for Spanish: Kari Ann Christopher

  • The Shakespeare Prize: Victoria Lynn Wolfgang

  • The Sprague-Belcher Award in Biology: Victoria Lynn Wolfgang

  • The Anne Gary Pannell Taylor Award in History: Isis Marlene Balico

  • The Whiteman Scholar-Athlete: Lydia Nichole Fleck

  • The Leigh Woolverton Prize for Excellence in the Visual Arts: Molly Elizabeth Van Buren