The English Department hosted its annual awards dinner last night in Alumni Lounge. This year’s theme, “Dining around the Mediterranean,” featured dishes representing Greece, North Africa, and the Middle East.
|Kayla Kamp, Stephanie Parwulski, Daniel Gertis & Ann Marie Rose|
The event celebrated the graduation of seniors Laura Bowman, Daniel Gertis, Kayla Kamp, Stephanie Parwulski, Ann Marie Rose, and Yolanda Stewart-Jones, who were honored with Daemen College pens and a corsage or boutonniere presented by the department.
The three departmental awards were announced. Daniel Gertis was awarded the John T. Masterson Award for literature and writing, Ann Marie Rose received the Katherine Sullivan Award for an outstanding student entering the field of English teaching, and Stephanie Parwulski was honored with the Senior Thesis Award for her essay on Maya Angelou. All three awards will be presented before the Daemen College community at the Annual Excellence Awards Ceremony on May 20th.
|Andreah Mott, Kelly Ferreira, and Sara Hornung|
Summer Phillipson and Jeremia Squires were honored for their work on The Insight. They will receive awards at the Student Leadership Awards ceremony.
Rising juniors Alexandra Danks, Kelly Ferreira, Sara Hornung, Andreah Mott, Hanna Perillo, and Summer Phillipson were formally awarded Upper Division status.
Seniors passed small candles to members of the Class of 2019, just completing their first year.
|Samantha Then, Alisha Espinosa, Brooklyn Crockton, Cassandra Johnson, |
Heather Brady, Mikyla Fisher, Connor Lotempio, and Jeremia Squires
Photo credit: Dr. Charlie Wesley