Spring Hill College hosts 2021 Honors Convocation

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Posted 6/15/21

Spring Hill College held its annual Honors Convocation on Thursday, April 22 at Rydex Commons. During the ceremony, undergraduate and graduate students were recognized. Inductees of the College’s …

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Spring Hill College hosts 2021 Honors Convocation

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Spring Hill College held its annual Honors Convocation on Thursday, April 22 at Rydex Commons. During the ceremony, undergraduate and graduate students were recognized. Inductees of the College’s 14 honor societies were recognized, including Alpha Sigma Nu, the honor society of Jesuit colleges and universities, which acknowledges junior and senior students as outstanding examples of the ideals of Jesuit education. The President’s Scholars were also honored as well as those on the Dean’s Roll of Honor. In addition, awards were presented to students for their academic and extracurricular activities on campus. The ceremony began with an invocation given by the Rev. Robert Poirier, S.J., PhD, vice president of Mission and Identity, followed by a welcome by Steven Almquist, PhD, co-provost. Donald Culberson, PhD, associate professor of biology, gave the address as Teacher of the Year. E. Joseph Lee, II, PhD, president of Spring Hill College, presented the awards. “We are proud to recognize our students for their hard work and achievements during this past academic year,” he said. “Their success is a testament to their commitment and our dedicated faculty and staff. We congratulate all of the honorees and look forward to their continued success, both personally and professionally.” Students receiving honors from Baldwin County include: Bay Minette: Randa L. Day, junior, Magna Cum Laude. Daphne: Peri Lowe Carr, sophomore, Summa Cum Laude; Michael F. Evans, sophomore, Summa Cum Laude; Fernanda Garcia, senior, Magna Cum Laude; Jared K. Jacoby, senior, Magna Cum Laude; Amber D. Mason, junior, Magna Cum Laude; Lucy B. Mercer, sophomore, Cum Laude; Conner Gardner Moore, junior, Robin Goodwin Award; Ryan M. Russo, sophomore, Magna Cum Laude; Abby Lynn Williamson, freshman, Cum Laude. Fairhope: Carolyn E. Clayton, sophomore, Summa Cum Laude; Victoria M. Howell, senior, Cum Laude, Foley: Michelle Ly, freshman, Summa Cum Laude; Scout Morgan Paulus, sophomore, Summa Cum Laude. Loxley: Keanan Lonnie Ard, sophomore, Summa Cum Laude; Rory Leah Dembowski, sophomore, Summa Cum Laude. Orange Beach: Mallorie A. Papadelias, junior, Magna Cum Laude. Silverhill: Emyle R. Mann, junior, Cum Laude, Houssiere Award. Spanish Fort: Taylor Ann Fontenelle, sophomore, Summa Cum Laude; Carley Jenkins, senior, Cum Laude; Michelle R. Motes, junior, Cum Laude; Brian W. Pempel, junior, Cum Laude. Stockton: Darbi Lin Broadus, freshman, Cum Laude. Visit https://www.shc.edu/news-and-events/2021/04/27/spring-hill-college-hosts-2021-honors-convocation/ for a complete list of honorees. 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.