Seniors Honored at Scholar Athlete Reception

SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (May 6, 2010) – Prior to the annual athletics awards celebration this evening, 17 Mount Holyoke seniors representing 11 teams were honored as part of the College's second annual Scholar Athlete Reception. The recognition event highlighted those student-athletes who have excelled both on the field and in the classroom. It was organized by Mount Holyoke Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

Honorees included seniors with cumulative grade point averages of 3.5 or higher who have participated on a varsity team for three or more years. They were able to celebrate their accomplishments with select faculty at the event.

2010 Scholar Athlete Honorees

Jessica Olson, Neuroscience

Jessica Suhowatsky, Biology and Gender Studies

Emily Coler, Neuroscience and Philosophy
Caitlin Dickinson, Geography and Environmental Studies
Nida Sanglimsuwan, Asian Studies and French

Rachel Kurzweil, History and Politics

Lauren Orr, Politics and Spanish
Jesse Sugrue, Biology and Chemistry

Lila Khan, Theater and Art Studies
Katarzyna Kolodziejczak, Biochemistry and French
Hillela Simpson, Politics and Religion

Rose Cantlin, Architecture and Geography
Sarah London, Environmental Studies and Five College Certificate-Culture/Health/Science
Elizabeth Tighe, Psychology and Sociology

Multiple Sport Athletes
Amanda McGrosky, Crew and Swimming and Diving, Anthropology and Biology
Stephanie Sluyter, Cross Country and Indoor Track and Field, History and Romance Languages
Teresa Campbell, Riding and Volleyball, Biology and Environmental Studies