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Class of 2016 gives honors, thanks at Senior Awards Brunch

05.12.16
Senior Awards Brunch

Shannon McQueen '16, left, winner of this year's Saint Michael's Award for unselfish commitment to others and development of community at the College, with presenter Dawn Ellinwood, vice president for student affairs.

As is tradition at Saint Michael's College, the Thursday before Commencement weekend was celebrated with the Senior Awards Brunch. The event, which recognizes exceptional members of the senior class, as well as student-selected faculty and staff, annually brings forth inspirational figures who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the Saint Michael's community.

Winners this year are:

Dr. Marie J. Henault Award: Erin A. Irons

Elizabeth A. Durick Award: Emma T.  Kalamarides

Frank G. Mahady Memorial Award: Michelle E. O’Donnell

Martin Luther King, Jr. Society Award: Tylik Williams-Prince

Roger F. Keleher Memorial Awards: Kelsie A. Miller and Michael C. Schreiner

John D. Donoghue Award: Anna  R. Ste. Marie

Dedication of 2014 Yearbook: Catherine E. Welch

Reverend Gerald E. Dupont Awards:  Emily H. Carolin, Patricia  D. Siplon, Rev. Michael P.  Cronogue, SSE

Saint Michael's Award: Shannon D. McQueen

Class Appreciation Awards:  Antonia T. Messuri, Harvey  M. Turner, III, Karen  A. Popovich, Declan J. McCabe

Community Service Awards: Peter J. Keefe, Celina F. Horbat, John L.  Loomis, Greg J. Baker, Meaghan C. Diffenderfer

Donald Sutton Community Service: William K. Lowe


Presenters and speakers at the brunch were:

Invocation: Anna Lester, Edmundite Campus Ministry

Emcee:  Angela Armour , Director, Alumni Affairs & Parent Relations

Remarks: President John Neuhauser

Faculty remarks: Donna Bozzone, biology faculty 

Staff remarks:  Ingrid Peterson, Career Development staff

Dr. Marie Henault Award: Micalee Sullivan, Center for Women & Gender

Elizabeth Durick Award: Fr. Brian Cummings, Edmundite Campus Ministry

Frank Mahady Memorial: Lara Scott, Campus Ministry/MOVE

Martin Luther King, Jr. Society Award: Moise St. Louis, Multicultural Affairs/Student Life

Roger Keleher Memorial Awards: Chris Kenny, Director of Athletics

John D. Donoghue Award: Michael Donoghue, Journalism lecturer

Dedication of 2016 Yearbook: Shawntice Gaynor’16, Yearbook editor

Reverend Gerald Dupont Awards: Sophie Adams and Dan Ramos, Student Association president and vice president

Saint Michael's Award: Dawn Ellinwood, Student Life

Class Gift Presentation: Monica Andreani, Emily Rivers, and Jessica Lapar (Senior Class Gift Chairs)

Senior Class Awards (Class Appreciation/Community Service/ Donald Sutton): Jack Loomis and Sabrina Marasco, Senior Class president and vice president

Closing Remarks: Jack Loomis

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