2017 Outstanding Senior Woman and Man Named
April 27, 2017
ALLIANCE, Ohio – Caitlin Shimp and Clinton Simmons were named 2017 Outstanding Senior Woman and Man during the University of Mount Union’s Honors Convocation and Senior Recognition Ceremony held on Tuesday, April 25.
Each year, the Outstanding Senior Woman and Outstanding Senior Man are awarded to a student who exemplifies leadership, scholarship, citizenship and service to the University. Students who are nominated hold the highest ideals in their relationships with members of the campus community and have made numerous contributions to the University. Members of the senior class were asked to nominate their peers and faculty and staff selected the winners.
Shimp, a psychology major and communication minor from Hartville, Ohio, has been on the Dean’s List 7 semesters, is a member of Alpha Lambda Delta, the social media chair and president of Black Student Union (BSU), a member of Diversity Council and Gender Equity Matters, a Preview Guide and Raider Guide coordinator, a part of Sophomore Service, STAND, the Student Alumni Association, Student Senate president and BSU representative, and joined the Social Responsibility Spring Break Trip to Nicaragua.
Other female nominees included Amy Achenback, a French and history double major and theatre minor from Butler, Pennsylvania; Reilly Augustine, a psychology major and intervention specialist, Spanish and exercise double minor from Euclid, Ohio; Gabriela Botzman,an early childhood education major and intervention specialist and Spanish minor from Dallas, Pennsylvania; Jacqueline Jepsen, a biochemistry major and biology minor from Poland, Ohio; and Leandra Reed, a biology major and biochemistry and psychology minor from St. Clairsville, Ohio.
Simmons, a political science major and international affairs and diplomacy and legal studies minor from Lorain, Ohio, has been on the Dean’s list 5 semesters, is a member of Alpha Psi Omega and Concert Choir, is the recruitment chair for Common Sense Action, a member of GAMMA and Gender Equity Matters, the coordination facilitator of Greek Member Academy, the program director of Interfraternity Council, a member of Kappa Kappa Psi, Love Your Melon, and Marching Band, the secretary of Model UN Club, a member of Oasis, the president of the Ohio Collegiate Music Education Association, the vice president of Order of Omega, the house manager of Phi Kappa Tau, the treasurer Pi Sigma Alpha, a member of Pre-Law Society and Preview Guide, the coordinator for Raider Guide, the parliamentarian and secretary for Study Student Senate, attended the Social Responsibility Spring Break Trip to Nicaragua and Choir Tour to Austria, and the recipient of the Carl D. Orwick Fraternal Values Award.
Other male nominees included Arthur (AJ) Gioglio, a sports business major and communication and psychology minor from Struthers, Ohio; Adam Gundlah, a marketing and sport business double major from Strongsville, Ohio; Noah Hiles, an integrated media major and sport business minor from Austinburgh, Ohio; and Adam Infantino, a management and marketing double major and Chinese, music, and philosophy minor from Geneseo, New York.