Honors Convocation Celebrates Students, Faculty, Staff

Colorado College's Honors Convocation, an annual academic tradition, recognizes outstanding students across all departments and in all aspects of campus life.

This year's event, held Tuesday, May 10, in Celeste Theatre, honored students, faculty, and staff with departmental awards, all-college awards, and awards from the Colorado College Student Government Association.

Among the all-college awards presented were the Outstanding Student Leader Award, presented to Karla Nelly Iruegas; the Emerging Student Leader Award, presented to Emma Logan; the Blue Key Award, presented to Professor Amy L. Kohout; and the Bill Hochman Prize, presented to Isaac Yee.

The Colorado College Student Government Association also presented a series of awards, with Mary Duggan receiving the CCSGA Involved Student of the Year Award; Andres N. Madrigal receiving the Involved Student Organization of the Year Award on behalf of the Native American Student Union (NASU); Gretchen Wardell receiving the Bob Pizzi Outstanding Advisor of the Year Memorial Award, and Professor Nadia Guessous receiving the Lloyd E. Worner Teacher of the Year Award.

President L. Song Richardson also presented several awards to students, including the Ann Rice Memorial Award to Misbah Lakhani, the Van Diest Award to Michael Cole Thumann, and the Laura Golden Award to Megan Marie Koch.

President Richardson also recognized Colorado College students receiving the Crown-Goodman Presidential Scholarship. Recipients are selected based on their academic record and contributions to the total life of the college. The scholarships are intended to reduce the loan component of the recipients' financial aid award in their senior year. This year's recipients are: Meghna Bagchi, Elizabeth O. Banjoko, Knowlton Beck, Piper Campbell, Luca Espinosa, Reyna Esquibel, Mazlyn Freier, Gabriella Hart, Peyton Hummel, Delaney Grant Kenyon, Vanessah Klaers, Libby Lazzara, Lily J. Price, Alondra Reyes Diaz, Lucaiah Smith-Miodownik, Emily Sulocha, Diya Taylor, and Juniper Wolf-Velarde.

A complete description of the 2022 Honors Convocation awards and recipients is available online. In addition, view a list of other student and alumni awards and accolades. The Honors Convocation program takes the place of the traditional First Mondays event during Block 8.


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