The LSA Honors Program has awarded the Donna Wessel Walker Award to Jocelyn Brickman, a graduating senior studying Cognitive Science on the language and cognition track, with minors in computer science and music.

The Donna Wessel Walker Award honors Donna Wessel Walker's tireless and meaningful service to Honors students and to the LSA Honors Program. In presenting the $1,000 award to Jocelyn, the Honors Program celebrates Jocelyn’s meaningful engagement with the Honors Program and her love of learning, and recognizes the excellence of her thesis, "The Linguistic Cues Observed when Lying in Realistic Personal Stake Situations."

Jocelyn has worked in the Psycholinguistics Research Lab for the past two years under the direction of Linguistics professor Julie Boland. On campus, Jocelyn plays trumpet in the Michigan Marching Band, is a member of Alpha Gamma Delta, is an Honors 135 instructor, and is a peer facilitator for the Weinberg Institute.

Congratulations, Jocelyn, for this well-deserved award!