Seniors Honored at Scholar Athlete Reception

Seniors Honored at Scholar Athlete Reception


SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (May 11, 2011) – Prior to the annual athletics awards celebration last Thursday, 24 Mount Holyoke seniors representing 12 teams were honored as part of the College's third 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.

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.

2011 Scholar Athlete Honorees

Jacqueline Macdonald, English and History
Joanna McDonough, History and Politics

Emily Carol, Psychology and Religion
Emily Forgione, History and Italian
Iliana Paul, French and International Relations
Cleo Schneider, Computer Science and Romance Languages

Cross Country
Emma Angus, Geography and English
Rebecca Engell, Anthropology and Chemistry

Field Hockey
Siobhan Anderson, English and French
Melissa Hartley, Biology and Chemistry
Meredith Spencer-Blaetz, Sociology and Music

Cassie Reid-Dodick, International Relations and Complex Organizations

Amanda Ross, Architecture and Mathematics
Lindsay Sceats, Biochemistry and English
Elizabeth Tripp, Economics and Mathematics
Belinda Wenke, Biochemistry

Swimming & Diving
Ruth Asch, Biology and Psychology
Michelle Kroll, Art Studio and Philosophy

Bianca Young, Environmental Studies and English

Natalie Hsiang, Mathematics and Economics
Elise Marifian, Economics and Spanish

Kara Neidhardt, Sociology and French

Multiple Sports
Rebecca Adikes (Cross Country, Track & Field and Volleyball), Biochemistry
Jacinta Edebeli (Soccer and Track & Field), Environmental Studies