Spring Hill College Celebrates Academic Excellence at 2024 Honors Convocation

(Mobile, Ala.) Spring Hill College had its 2024 Honors Convocation on Friday, April 26 at the St. Joseph Chapel with family, friends and faculty present. In their commitment to academic excellence, undergraduate and graduate students are honored at the celebratory event for their school work and service achievements. Provost Rebecca Cantor, PhD, led the program with a welcome and Director of Campus Ministry Colleen Lee, PhD, followed with the invocation. Assistant Professor Paula Celis-Salazar, PhD, delivered the address.

The College recognized inductees from its 14 honor societies, including Alpha Sigma Nu, the honor society of Jesuit colleges and universities that acknowledges junior and senior students who excel in scholarship, loyalty and service. Associate Professor Maura Mandyck, PhD, named off the inductees. President Mary H. Van Brunt offered closing remarks after the presentation of awards.

See the full list of honorees below:

ALPHA SIGMA NU

The purpose of Alpha Sigma Nu is to honor those junior and senior men and women who have shown themselves to be outstanding examples of the ideals of Jesuit education by reason of academic excellence, leadership in extracurricular activities, and loyalty to the College.

Inductees:

Dominique N. L. Bowleg

Cecilia M. Dip

Claire E. Harden

Madison N. Jancas

Rebecca K. A. Howard

Michelle Ly

Jerry L. Maddox

Molly E. McIntosh

Mikiah R. Muñoz

Nadia M. Pereira

Hannah C. Pitts

Abigail L. Remick

Zachary E. Thomas

Katie R. Whatley

Thomas S. Woodard

Jace A. Weileman

Graduating Seniors:

Rebecca K. A. Howard

Natalie P. Justice

Daria G. Lundberg

Michelle Ly

Jerry L. Maddox

Hallie V. Matherne

Payton E. Nicoud

Hannah C. Pitts

Malorie E. Saucier

Jace A. Weileman

Gabrielle A. Werner

ACADEMIC AND EXTRACURRICULAR AWARDS

Academic and extracurricular awards are given to encourage the achievement of academic excellence and to foster the development of initiative, self-reliance, and leadership in various phases of college life. The names of the awards and the honorees will be listed in the commencement program.

THE DEAN’S ROLL OF HONOR

The following senior students have maintained a cumulative average of 3.5 or greater during their entire course of studies at Spring Hill College, an average sufficient to merit citations with honors as indicated below.

Cum Laude (a cumulative academic average of 3.5 to 3.6):

Sydney E. Barter

Kaitlyn S. L. Bernard

Kyle A. Capo

Aaron C. Chance

Mary-Leighton C. Christian

Nicolas Couchard

Kylee S. Culbertson

Quincy J. Curley

Rory V. Davis

Luka J. L. Erdtmann

Jessica L. Fairly

James N. Garmback

Cassidy D. Granger

Breanna N. Hamlin

Elizabeth W. Hoke

Natalia D. Michas

Kristen A. Mitternight

Aleja M. Nettles

Zoe O. O’Donnell

Briana M. Owen

Tanner A. Pringle

Timothy J. Reilly

Katelyn M. Rogers

Hailey K. Schultz

Joseph P. Studt

Eleanor F. Watts

Dylan S. Weaver

Emily A. Weinzapfel

Magna Cum Laude (a cumulative academic average of 3.7 to 3.8):

Annamarie N. Allen

Jordan O. Atchinson

Ronald B. Bergeron

Brooke C. Borgmeyer

Samantha Brosseau

Lori A. Chestang

Jada L. Deakle

Cecilia M. Dip

Mackenzie T. Dodge

Alessandro Doria

Nicholas M. Erdemir

Madison A. Failla

Alexander S. Falch

Victoria L. Fort

Fae S. Fox

Caisey L. Griffith

Keena N. Jackson

Natalie P. Justice

Kayla T. Keller

Michelle M. Lorio

Emily E. Lormand

Lillian C. Mascari

Annalee Mullis

Payton E. Nicoud

Nadia M. Pereira

Hannah C. Pitts

William N. Polk

Anna M. Stevens

Alex J. Theriot

Grace A. Weil

Jace A. Weileman

Summa Cum Laude (a cumulative academic average of 3.9 to 4.0):

Eliza L. Buxton

Tyler S. Domiano

Brianna N. Grady

Claire E. Harden

Rebecca K. A. Howard

Paul-Philipp Kern

Daria G. Lundberg

Michelle Ly

Hallie V. Matherne

Lindsey C. Mecom

Mikiah R. Muñoz

Malorie E. Saucier

Gabrielle A. Werner

2024 PRESIDENT’S SCHOLARS

Upon nomination by the faculty of their disciplines, outstanding students are selected for special commendation by the president of the College as scholars who have excelled in their areas of study. The list of awards and honorees will be available in the commencement program.

2023-2024 HONOR SOCIETIES

Alpha Kappa Delta – International Honor Society in Sociology

Inductees:

Olivia D. Duff

Natalie P. Justice

Carly T. Kobrock

Haley I. Morris

Katelyn M. Rogers

Graduates:

Natalie P. Justice

Katelyn M. Rogers

Beta Beta Beta – National Honor Society in Biology

Inductees:

Dominique N. L. Bowleg

Eliza L. Buxton

Hannah Fromme

Noé E. Hauschildt

Camden M. Hemstreet

Mikiah R. Muñoz

Mohammed M. Shahrouj

Alexandria L. Vickers

Graduates:

Kyle A. Capo

Michelle Ly

Alexandria L. Vickers

Kappa Delta Pi – International Honor Society in Education

Inductees:

Francesca Giardina

Gade A. Harmon

Aydyn M. Huth

Audrey J. Kling

Michelle M. Lorio

Lily C. Mascari

Anna R. Rice

Darby R. Roberts

Jasmin H. Shelton

Graduates:

Kaitlyn S. L. Bernard

Lori A. Chestang

Michelle M. Lorio

Lily C. Mascari

Lindsey C. Mecom

Anna R. Rice

Malorie E. Saucier

Lambda Pi Eta – National Honor Society in Communication Arts

Inductees:

Taylor J. Bledsoe

Ciara M. Bridges

Mya N. Falgout

Molly O’Donnell

William N. Polk

Kate C. Zeller

Graduates:

Samantha Brosseau

Fae S. Fox

Peyton N. Horkavy

Zoe O. O’Donnell

William N. Polk

Juleah L. Scarlett

Phi Alpha Theta – National History Honor Society

Inductees:

Alexandra M. Gonzalez

William W. Messersmith

Graduates:

Alexandra M. Gonzalez

Courtney K. Head

Phi Sigma Iota – International Honor Society in Languages

Inductees:

Mary L. Johnson

Abigail L. Remick

Graduates:

Kaitlyn S. Bernard

Pi Sigma Alpha – National Political Science Honor Society

Inductees:

Joseph P. Studt

Nicole L. Vega

Caleb N. Walsh

Graduates:

Jordan O. Atchison

Aaron C. Chance

Joseph P. Studt

Nicole L. Vega

Jace A. Weileman

Psi Chi – National Honor Society in Psychology

Inductees:

Dominic J. Collara

Ashlyn Mink

Lily V. Pillaro

Graduates:

Dominic J. Collara

Breanna N. Hamlin

Natalie P. Justice

Ashlyn Mink

Katelyn M. Rogers

Gabrielle A. Werner

Sigma Beta Delta – International Honor Society in Business

Inductees:

Kadeisha A. Adderley

Melanie S. Burrows

Quincy J. Curley

Rory V. Davis

Cecilia M. Dip

Victoria L. Fort

Michael J. Hopkinson

Giuliana M. Renda

Kassi E. Reynolds

Jack W. Robinson

Saxon O. Sommer

Graduates:

Rory V. Davis

Alexander S. Falch

Victoria L. Fort

Elizabeth W. Hoke

Payton E. Nicoud

Anna M. Stevens

Sigma Tau Delta – International English Honor Society

Inductees:

Madison N. Jancas

Emily E. Lormand

Kaytie C. Van Alstine

Graduates:

Brianna N. Grady

Emily E. Lormand

Sigma Theta Tau – Upsilon Sigma Chapter – International Nursing Honor Society

Graduates:

Annamarie N. Allen

TyVaria M. Bendolph

Jada L. Deakle

Cassidy A. Dilks

Caisey L. Griffith

Hannah C. Pitts

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ABOUT SPRING HILL COLLEGE:
Founded in 1830, Spring Hill College is the oldest Catholic college in the Southeast and the third oldest Jesuit college in the United States. Spring Hill combines the Jesuit tradition of excellence in education and a commitment to caring for the whole person — mind, body and spirit — with innovative educational experiences. Located in Mobile, Ala., Spring Hill’s mission is to form leaders engaged in learning, faith, justice, and service for life. As a result, Spring Hill students are engaged, inspired and transformed by their experiences.

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