SAINT AUGUSTINE — Flagler College recognized its best and brightest students in its various majors Wednesday during an Honors Day awards ceremony, organized by the Student Success Committee and College Relations.
Thirty students were presented the “Distinguished Major” award by professors who personally taught and knew them.
“The purpose of Honors Day is to celebrate scholarship and creative activities in the academic life of our campus,” College President Dr. William T. Abare, Jr., said. “We assemble here this afternoon to recognize and honor outstanding students who have distinguished themselves at the college through their hard work, diligence, perseverance and personal sacrifice. I offer each of you my heartiest congratulations.”
From juggling full-time jobs with demanding academic course loads to holding multiple leadership positions and serving others in the community, awardees clearly represented achievement.
“Distinguished Major” awardees include:
Art and Design: Art History – Lindsay Fallot; Fine Arts – Adrian Gonzalez; Graphic Design – Michael Maiocco.
Business: Economics – Patrick A. Bissell ; Finance – Jack M. Kegelmeyer; Business Administration – Nicholas A. Pappas; Accounting – Chloe S. Petito.
Communication: Journalism and Media Production – Natalie Alford; Media Studies – Chad Collins; Strategic Communication – Carly Meltzer.
Education: Elementary Education – Yasmeen Anis; Art Education – Taylor Nicholson; Elementary Education Exceptional Student – Cassandra Kelly; Secondary Education – Social Science – Debra Maffeo; Elementary Education – Deaf and Hard of Hearing – Dallas McClellan; Secondary Education – English – Samantha Sharp,.
English: English – Hannah Betz.
Humanities: Philosophy and Religion – Stephanie Austin; History – Logan Brennan; Public History – Ellen Fogel; Spanish – Matheus Cezar Menezes; Liberal Arts – Sarah Strohminger Vaccaro.
Natural Science: Coastal Environmental Science – Madison Skidmore.
Social Sciences: Political Science – Andrea Hartung; International Studies – Pedro Romero; Psychology – Manon Herbinet; Sociology – Adria Mankute; Criminology – Annie Narducci.
Sport Management: Sport Management – Megan Hooks.
Theatre Arts: Theatre Arts – Rebecca Woods.