Annual Dewald Honors Dinner Recognizes Academic Excellence
April 01, 2010
The annual Dewald Honors Dinner and Lecture held this week recognized students who made the Dean's List, earned academic scholarships, participated in the Honors Program and those who are members of the Psi Kappa Omega academic honorary.
The event featured Dr. Larry Brown, the nation's leading scholarly authority on domestic hunger. He spoke to students about the plight of poverty stricken individuals in this country and encouraged students to reach out. Brown is the director of the National Center on Hunger and Poverty, located within the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University.
President of the College Dr. Jack Ewing and Dean of the College Dr. Richard Marriott presented the 2003-2004 Class Leader Prizes. The Rickard/Evans Freshman Prize, awarded to the student with the highest grade point average, went to Robert Trevino, a biochemistry major from Beloit. The Ramsayer Sophomore Prize, awarded to the outstanding member of the class, was given to Lisa Andrews, a business administration major from Atwater. The Drushal/McMaster Junior Prize, awarded to the student highest in scholarship and deportment was given to Kelly Wilson, a history major from Niles.
The purpose of the event is to publicly recognize academic achievement and to encourage the pursuit of academic excellence at the College. The Dewald Honors Dinner is made possible by the late Dr. Donald W. and Eleanore (Iman '38) Dewald of Mansfield, Ohio.