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.
Below is the list of “Distinguished Major” awardees:
Art and Design
Patrick A. Bissell
Jack M. Kegelmeyer
Nicholas A. Pappas
Chloe S. Petito
Journalism and Media Production
Elementary Education – Exceptional Student
Secondary Education – Social Science
Elementary Education – Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Secondary Education – English
Philosophy and Religion
Matheus Cezar Menezes
Sarah Strohminger Vaccaro
Coastal Environmental Science