April 16, 2008

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Winners of the Bison Award for Excellence in Co-curricular  Activities

LEWISBURG, Pa. — Thirty-one Bucknell University student leaders were recognized recently at the annual Student Leadership Awards event.

Leadership categories included:

• the Emerging Leader Award for first-year student Alexandra Jones and sophomore Penton Mott.

• the Civility and Respect Award to sophomore Langston Tingling-Clemmons.

• the Bridge-Building Award to sophomore Peter Lansinger.

• the Change Agent Award to junior Christine Kassab and senior Jessica Scott.

• the Community Outreach Award to junior Mahdi Woodard and senior Elizabeth Cavallari.

• the Student Leadership Mentor Award to seniors Sarah Cummings and William McLean.

• the Class Awards of Excellence to first-year student Muyambi Muyambi, sophomore Jenny Hirsch, junior William Frake, and senior Nayo Matthews.

In addition to individual awards, 21 seniors received the Bison Award for Excellence in Co-curricular Activities. They were: Amanda Allen, Jenna Crimaldi, Sarah Cummings, Allison Hirsch, Naomi Hossain, Laura Householder, Doan Huynh, Cara Jellison, Christine Kassab, Andrew King, Amanda Kreger, Nayo Matthews, William McLean, James Meyer, Nicholas Mozal, Derek Rice, Brian Thiede, Tyler Troast, Michael Rakszawski, Scott Wasilko and Cristie Winkler.

"These notable student leaders represent every class year at Bucknell, and the whole range of majors from animal behavior to women's and gender studies, and four of the six engineering majors," said Amy Badal, assistant dean of students at Bucknell.

"Their accomplishments include activities not only on campus as orientation assistants and Reunion Ambassadors as well as Greek organizations, but volunteer activities including the American Cancer Society, Habitat for Humanity builds and Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts," she said.

Contact: Division of Communications

Posted April 16, 2008


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