MHC Awards Day February 8

Posted: February 4, 2010

Mount Holyoke College Awards Day will take place Monday, February 8, in Blanchard Campus Center's Great Room at 4 pm. The event recognizes leadership by students and recent graduates, as demonstrated through academic excellence, community service, and outstanding accomplishment. All Mount Holyoke community members are welcome.


Phi Beta Kappa
The following students have been elected into membership of Phi Beta Kappa by the Theta Chapter of Massachusetts, based on at least five semesters of study at Mount Holyoke College.

Elizabeth S. Counterman ’10, Neuroscience
Hannah C. Duff ’10, English
Mignon D. Johnston ’10, Geology
Sarah Lince FP’10, Anthropology/History
Doris P. Tabassum ’10, Biochemistry
Jiajie Tang ’10, Economics

Recognition of Student Leaders

These are students whose leadership and service have enriched the life of the College and the wider community.

Field Hockey Organizing Committee
Mythili Chunduru ’10
Elena S. Cohen ’10
Arti R. Dhar ’10
Emma Fialka-Feldman ’11 (on leave)
Nina L. Nedrebo ’10
Meredith S. Nelson ’11
Andrea Ponce Del Valle ’10

The Weissman Center Leadership Award for Excellence

This award recognizes the commitment to the ideals and goals of the Weissman Center as demonstrated through passionate and critical engagement in one or more of its programs.

Ariel M. Sykes ’10

McCulloch Center Global Engagement Award

This award is given for outstanding commitment to raising awareness of critical global issues across campus and beyond.

Heba H. Al-Adawy ’10
Asinath O. Rusibamayila ’10

The Kelly Sottile Community Service Award

This award honors students who demonstrate a high level of personal commitment to the community beyond the campus. A contribution is made, by the Kelly Sottile '08 Fund, to the charity of their choice. They will also receive an award from the Campus Bookstore.

Sara A. Martin ’10 

The Maurice L. Rabbino Award

This award was established in 1978 by Irma L. Rabbino '53 to honor her father by recognizing a student who has made an especially significant contribution to the life of Mount Holyoke College.

Casey L. Maliszewski FP’10

The Helen Warren Smith Award

Established in 1979 by Helen Warren Smith '08, this award honors a student whose interest, involvement, and service to the Mount Holyoke College community have been outstanding.

Jigyasa Sharma ’10

The Frances H. Williams Award

In the spring of 1981, the family of Frances H. Williams '19 established an award in her honor to be presented annually to a minority member of our student body who best exemplifies the ideals to which her own life has been dedicated--the capacity to create a dream and the passion to pursue it; the ability to soar with that goal whether it be academic excellence, social justice, or service to others.

Gladys N. Girabantu ’10 

The Karen Snyder Sullivan Memorial Travel Award

This award provides assistance for a student who has not previously traveled abroad to plan a trip that satisfies her curiosity and heightens her awareness of other cultures. The award was established in 1986 in memory of Karen Snyder Sullivan '68 by her husband Craig.

Najma N. Abdullahi ’11

The Mary Lyon Award

The Mary Lyon Award is given to a young alumna who has been out of College fifteen years or less, who demonstrates promise or sustained achievement in her life, profession, or community consistent with the humane values that Mary Lyon exemplified in her life and inspired in others.

Maria Ivanova ’96
Katey Walter Anthony ’98

Sarah Williston Prize Winners

Khalilah L. Andrews-Abdur-Rasheed
Jane E. Bradley (on leave)
Melissa M. Bryll
China N. Byrns (on leave)
Elisa Caron
Amanda A. Case
Abigail B. Chernick
Mina L. Chulkova (on leave)
Zilin Cui (on leave)
Amalia V. Culiuc
Zongqi Dai (on leave)
Danielle F. dela Gorgendiere
Janet S. Dunkelbarger (on leave)
Jacinta Edebeli
Melissa E. Estelle
Alexandra L. Fleagle
Floriana A. Foarta
Vera A. Fomenkov
Emily O. Forgione
Ashley A. Fritzsche
Aviva J. Galaski
Prashanti Ghale
Shannon L. Hayes (on leave)
Meghan S. Healy
Zheyuan Hu
Yue Jiang
Laurel K. Jordan (on leave)
Elizabeth L. Keith (on leave)
Rose A. Keith
Hyo Rhi Kim (on leave)
Kathryn P. Krueger
Violet M. Kupersmith
Hae Eon Lee
Linyu Li (on leave)
Qianran Li
Ye Li
Suet Li Liew
Emily J. Liss (on leave)
Sweyta Lohani
Schuyler T. Marquez (on leave)
Leeann R. Maryeski
Janice W. Ndegwa
Yeah Hyang Park
Iliana M. Paul (on leave)
Dung T. Pham
Zhengyun Qi
Claira E. Ralston
Lindsay A. Sceats
Courtney L. Schirf (on leave)
Meeraal Shafaat Bokharee
Mayara P. Silva (on leave)
Alisa R. Silver
Raisa R. Slutsky-Moore (on leave)
Jihye So (on leave)
Faye E. Stevens (on leave)
Mengyun Tang
Nancy L. To
Sara P. Todd
Michelle R. VanTieghem (on leave)
Xiaowen Wang (on leave)
Yiting Wang (on leave)
Cecilia E. Washburn (on leave)
Mika K. Weissbuch (on leave)
Elsa M. Wirth (on leave)
Emily A. Yates
Tianjiao Zhang
Rui Zhou
Mojun Zhu
Xinjia Zhu
Xinjing Zhu
Hannah M. Zukswert
Alison D. Zulick (on leave)