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Awards

The Department of Romance Languages and Literatures continues to thrive because of the generous contributions given to us. These contributions have allowed us to provide awards and prizes to outstanding undergraduate students.

2016-2017 Recipients

Student Achievement Award


Majors

French
Sheila Chan
Jane Fisher
Hollyn Formosa
Gabrielle Kirsch
Charles Posigian
Anne-Marie Varga


Italian
Alexander Dennis


Romance Languages & Literatures
Devan Morgan

Spanish
Zachary Arrington
Adam Depollo
Alexandra Fitzpatrick
Mallory Fuller
Perla Hernandez
Marianne Khouri
Alexandra Kuske
Abby Madison
Andrea Martin
Daeja Marzette
Connor McMann
Alicia Morrish
Meghan Samyn
Brianne Sieja
Shefali Sood

 

 


Minors

French
Zachary Beck
Julia Keim
Kendra Mantz
Jacob Podell
Jacob Sigman

 

 

Italian
Halle Jarvi
Kaia Parenti

Spanish
Emily Barish
Katherine Baur
Rick Berschbach
Madeline Blocki
Taylor Boes
Alec Furstenberg
Simon Hedges
James Hendrickson
Alexandra Jankulov
Brittany Kashat
Joe Kuderer
Maria Ligeski
Allison McWeeney
Rogelio Padron
Maria Robins-Somerville
Liam Schilling
Noah Swimmer
Kamaria Washington
Leo Zekelman
 
     

Agnes Nicolini Vincenti Award for an Outstanding Honors Thesis

Nolan Kavanagh, Spanish
Faculty Mentor: Juli Highfill
Thesis Title: Invasive Parties: Explaining the Absence of Right-Wing Populism in Spain

Chiara Maria Levin Award for Breadth and Excellence in the Romance Languages

Maxim Aleksa, Romance Languages and Literatures
Languages: French and Spanish

2015-2016 Recipients

Student Achievement Award

Majors


French
William Brewster
Katerina Checkhovskiy
Elena Friedberg
Kelsey Kerr
Saara Mohammed
Kelly Nguyen
Jenna Post
Allison Reck
Broghan Sagers
Liyan Xu

 

Italian
Laura Caruso

 

Romance Languages & Literatures
Micaela Brand

Spanish
Ashley Elliston
Alexander Ferrini
Elizabeth Garno
Caitlin Helm
Katherine Irani
Nicole Mott
Samuel Olson
William Orwig
Claire Roos
Daniel Sulfaro
Gwendolyn Van de Graaf
Elena Wilhelm

Minors


French
Anna Dewey
Olivia Gosselin
Megan Hullman
Emily Kloska
Jason Lee
Amy Pestanariu
Michael Sessine
Christina Swanson
Katie Wedemeyer
Hanna Wetters

Italian
Alisa Aliaj
Theodore Kupper
Nicole Pugliese
Daniel Sulfaro

Portuguese
Robert​ Wooley

Spanish
Lily Backer
Neha Bokil
Lynn Daboul
Thomas Doyle Hoyt
Georgia Hampton
Austin Reed
Madison Romney
Shea Wilcox

 

Outstanding Honors Thesis Award

Gabrielle Kirsch: French
Faculty Mentor: David Caron
Thesis Title: LGBT et Juif-ve- s à Paris: Une étude de l’association Beit Haverim

Agnes Nicolini Vincenti Award for an Outstanding Honors Thesis

Gavin Buck: Spanish
Faculty Mentor: Nicholas Henriksen
Thesis Title: Systematic transfer of `uptalk' from English (L1) to Spanish (L2) for native English speakers: A developmental study

Chiara Maria Levin Award for Breadth and Excellence in the Romance Languages

Samuel Whaley: Romance Languages and Literatures
Languages: French and Spanish

2014-2015 Recipients

Student Achievement Award

Majors


French
Elyse Brusher
John Foster
Rachelle Linsenmayer
David Mays
Aryeh Perlman
Danielle Schmidt
Haley Soshnick

Italian
Ashley Mulcahy

Romance Languages
and Literatures
Jasmine Allen
Bryan Frederick
Madeleine Mendelow
Lydia Rund

Spanish
Monique Becker
Mikala Carpenter
Edna Chiang
Taylor Crookston
Zoya Erdevig
Rebecca Feuka
Ryan Flynn
Lindsey Graham
Timothy Helland
Christopher Hemry
Kavitha Iyengar
Alex Kokaly
Sarah Leddon
Danielle Leonard
Samuel McNally

Spanish cont.
Andrea Montoya
Mark Ossolinski
Maxwell Radwin
Janna Raphelson
Jean-Pierre Seguin
Max Sokoloff
Taylor Southworth
Kathryn Spenser
Layne Vandenberg

Minors


French
Elisia De Smet
Nirbhay Jain
Emma Sohlberg
Emily Steinberg
Erik Wilder

Italian
Indira Bhattacharjee
Amelia Flynn
Reed Lillie

Portuguese
Sophie Jantz
Christina Naegeli

Spanish
Matt Burns
Jaime Cameron
Dominic Farchione
Moira King
Allison Kosaian
Jacqueline Miller
Kristin Rybski
Jessie Sahakian
Nicole Werner
Callie Wilkinson

 

Student Recognition Award

Majors


French
Colin Frishberg
Cristina Glakas
Emma Lenke
Katherine Man
Taylor Modrowski
Samantha Pinto
Chloe Reyes
Caroline Schaper
Leah Stavenhagen
Ryan Yucha

Italian
Sarah Ventimiglia

Romance Languages
and Literatures
John Ferreira
Kaylee Simon

Spanish
Maya Adamczyk
Bryn Anderson
Antonio Barron
Erica Bauman
Molly Block
Benjamin Brenner
Brinley Bruton
Chandler Burch
Brianna Christy
Alison Climes
Crystal Collier
Maxwell Comparetto
Rachel Delinger
Barbara Dennis
Sarah Diamond
Ryan Dillon
Nicholas Ellis
Lindsay Ferguson
Spanish Cont.
Shelby Florida
Adam Grinwis
Taylor Harrower
Michael Hipp
Eric Huebner
John Huff
Zaryn Jennings
Skyler Kragt
Elaine Kussurelis
Laura Lampron
Caitlin Marinovich
Enxhi Merpeza
Shira Peress
Christina Pu
Audrey Sharp
Parisa Soraya
Michelle Tierney
Michelle Zaydlin
Zachary Zott

Minors


French
Kelsey Arnold
Veronica Borders
Kevin Chung
Adam DesJardins
Maggie Grundler
Andrea Johnson
Alyssa Kargl
David Lonergan
Amy Mackens
James Power
Margaret Riegel
Caroline Rourke
Raya Sasouk
Nora Sandvik Ling
Samantha Schaeffer
Taylor Trott

Italian
Phillip Marchese
Anthony Mazur

Portuguese
Shelby Chaney
Benjamin Lippman

Spanish
Kathleen Burke
Alexis Daniels
Kevin Daniels
Lianne DiMambro
Genevieve Doman
Taylor Erickson
Jordan Felkey
Kelly Forman
Georgia Glastris
Sarah Greenwood
Carson Gwizdz
Olivia Jones
Cosette Kathawa
Spencer Kitchin

Spanish cont.
Jenna Kreitman
Mckenzie Laudel
Danielle Licht
Andrew Lockman
Giuliano Mancini
Hannah Marcy
Lauren McGee
Nicola Montagna
Mark Panhorst
Cameron Summers
Paige Taliaferro
Rachel Torres
Stephanie Varsha
Michael Weinberg
Emma Williams
Yekaterina Zhupan

 

 

Outstanding Minor Award

French
Elisia De Smet

Italian
Gina Lucchesi

Portuguese
Christina Naegeli

Spanish
Dominic Farchione
Moira King

 

 

 

Outstanding Honors Thesis Award

Ashley Mulcahy: Italian
Faculty Mentor: Vincenzo Binetti
Thesis Title: Zenobia e Radamisto

Bryan Frederick: Romance Languages and Literatures
Faculty Mentor: Lorenzo García-Amaya
Thesis Title: La influencia del contexto de aprendizaje en la adquisición de la lenición en
español como L2

Agnes Nicolini Vincenti Award for an Outstanding Honors Thesis

Elyse Brusher: French
Faculty Mentor: George Hoffmann
Thesis Title: Une révolution de paroles: une analyse de trois mots intraduisibles.
Étude comparative du français et de l’anglais

Chiara Maria Levin Award for Breadth and Excellence in the Romance Languages

Bryan Frederick: Romance Languages and Literatures
Languages: French and Spanish


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