Kelsey Lantz '13 Alpha Gamam Delta

Kelsey Lantz ’13 Alpha Gamam Delta

Lafayette honored Fraternity and Sorority members for academic excellence at the annual All-College Honors Convocation May 5 in Colton Chapel. Awards and prizes recognized outstanding academic success in all four of Lafayette’s academic divisionsengineering, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences

“You are Always Wearing Your Letters!”

Awards and Prizes in Engineering

  • Lehigh Valley Section of the American Chemical Society Award. Given to the outstanding senior chemical engineering major for achievement in chemistry.
    Emily Walitsch ‘13 Alpha Phi (chemical engineering), Kingston, Pa. (EXCEL Scholar)
  • Lehigh Valley Section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Award.Presented to the seniors in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering who have compiled an impressive record throughout the undergraduate years in chemical engineering and who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in one or more extracurricular activities.
    Shannon Noll ‘13 Delta Delta Delta (chemical engineering), Harrisburg, Pa.  (Marquis Scholar)
  • Dr. E. L. McMillen-K. K. Malhotra ’49 Prize. Awarded to two juniors who have attained a high cumulative average in chemical engineering and who have demonstrated a high level of proficiency in the Unit Operations Laboratory.
    Tyler Fruneaux ’14 Phi Kappa Psi (chemical engineering), Southborough, Mass. (EXCEL Scholar) (Marquis Scholar)

Engineering Studies

  • Charles L. Best Memorial Prize in Engineering Studies. Awarded annually to a senior who best exemplifies the ideals behind the engineering studies major and who has demonstrated leadership in the engineering studies program.
    Kelsey Lantz ’13 Alpha Gamma Delta (engineering studies), Washington, Pa. (EXCEL Scholar)


  • I. Clinton Kline Prize. Awarded to the seniors who have demonstrated excellence in acting, directing, or technical theater.
    Amanda Scherb ’13 Alpha Phi (theater), Morris Plains, N.J.

Foreign Languages and Literatures

  • Frank Kline Baker Spanish & Latin American Civilization Award. Awarded annually to students who attain the greatest proficiency in the study of Spanish and Latin American civilization.                                                                Stephanie Smith ’13 Delta Delta Delta (anthropology & sociology/Spanish), Norwood, Mass.
  • James Alexander Petrie Prize in French. Awarded annually to students demonstrating a high degree of proficiency in French.
    Caroline Goss ’13 Delta Gamma (engineering studies/French), Wellesley, Mass
  • Rexroth Prize in German. Awarded to students for meritorious achievement in German. Outstanding Senior Award                                                                             Colleen Way ’15 Delta Delta Delta (German), Garden City, N.Y. (Marquis Scholar)

Religious Studies

  • Rev. J. W. and R. S. Porter Bible Prize. Awarded annually to students judged by the Department of Religious Studies to have demonstrated high proficiency in the study of religion, based upon work done in their first and second years.                        Mackenzie Larsen ’14 Pi Beta Phi (neuroscience), Palo Alto, Calif.                      Sarah Snyder ’14 Pi Beta Phi (international affairs)


  • American Chemical Society Division of Inorganic Chemistry Undergraduate Award in Inorganic Chemistry. Presented to a student who has demonstrated excellence in research, coursework, and motivation in the study of inorganic chemistry.
    Kathryn Gramigna ’13 Kappa Kappa Gamma (chemistry), Summit, N.J.
  • American Institute of Chemists Award (Biochemistry). Presented by the Philadelphia Chapter of the Pennsylvania Institute of Chemists to a senior biochemistry major in recognition of his/her demonstrated record of leadership, character, and scholastic achievement.
    Zachary Gold ’13 Delta Upsilon (biochemistry), North Kingstown, R.I. (Marquis Scholar)
  • Carl J. Staska Prize. Awarded each year to a student who has demonstrated a high degree of proficiency in chemical laboratory skills.
    Julia Harris ’13 Delta Delta Delta (biochemistry), East Hartford, Conn. (EXCEL Scholar)


Herbert W. Rogers Psychology Prize. Awarded annually to the outstanding senior psychology major who is judged by the department to be the most deserving.
Julia Brodsky ’13 Delta Delta Delta (psychology), Long Island, N.Y. (Marquis Scholar) (EXCEL Scholar)


  • Robert F. Hunsicker Educational Prize. Awarded to a student who has done meritorious work in the area of small-business studies.
    Cameron Linville ’13 Kappa Kappa Gamma (economics), Princeton, N.J.
  • Minerva & Emil V. Novak Prize in Government and Law. Presented annually to students majoring in government and law based on overall excellence in academic work and citizenship in the campus community.                                                           Alexandra Behette ’13 Alpha Phi  (women and gender studies/government and law), Neshanic Station, N.J.

Women’s and Gender Studies

  • Professor Susan A. Basow Prize. Awarded to graduating seniors who have made a significant contribution to the field of women’s and gender studies.
    Alexandra Behette ’13 Alpha Phi (women and gender studies/government and law), Neshanic Station, N.J.

Special Awards

  • Eleanor Winkey Prize. Awarded annually to the senior selected by the vice president for campus life from those who apply based on their undergraduate years of service to the residents of the Easton area community.
    Alana Siegel ’13 Delta Gamma (psychology), Woodbury, N.Y.