Hiram College recently acknowledged students for their dedication to their studies, those that demonstrated admirable leadership, and those that contributed purposeful endeavors in bettering the campus community at the Spring Honors Convocation.
President’s Achievement Award
Satasha George and Rafah Hussain
This award is given annually to a woman and man in the junior class whose academic records, campus leadership, and devotion to the ideals and objectives of Hiram College distinguish their performances as outstanding.
Students selected for this award have demonstrated, during their years at Hiram College, marked growth in academic achievement and in personal development. They have displayed sensitivity to the needs of their fellow students, to those in the College community, and of society in general, and they have made constructive contributions to the solutions to these problems. In sum, the President’s Achievement Award goes to those whose records best symbolize the educational goals of Hiram College.
Distinguished Student Leadership Award – Dively
The Distinguished Student Leadership Award is given annually by Hiram College in recognition of an outstanding senior student whose contributions to campus life have earned peer respect and admiration. The award recipient receives a gift of $1,000. Michael Dively, a former Hiram College Trustee, founder of the Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service, a three-term member of the Michigan House of Representatives, and former faculty member at Albion College, is the founder of the award.
The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award
The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award is given annually by Hiram College to a student or students who, through the quality of his or her leadership and overall character, exemplifies a spirit of inclusiveness and an appreciation for multiculturalism and diversity. The value of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award is based on investment returns and typically exceeds $500
Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Beta Kappa membership has long been recognized as the highest distinction an individual can receive for scholarly excellence in undergraduate studies in the liberal arts and sciences. Founded in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest undergraduate honors society. The official induction ceremony into Phi Beta Kappa takes place during the week of commencement.
Hal Reichle Memorial Award
The Hal Reichle Memorial Award is presented annually to an individual student who has demonstrated significant acts of kindness, generosity, and compassion toward other human beings. The award recipient is chosen on the basis of humanitarian efforts, community involvement, and volunteerism. The value of the Hal Reichle Memorial Award is based on investment returns and typically exceeds $5,000.
Nancy Moeller Award
Established in the memory of Nancy Moeller, this award is given to the Center for Adult studies student who has maintained high standards while achieving the goal of a college education and in doing so, earned the respect of faculty members and fellow students.
Alpha Society Graduating Seniors
Alpha Society Underclassmen
Rocky Biancardi Jr
Bo Wen Ivan Yang
Alpha Society is one of Hiram’s highest academic honors. Membership is limited to students who have completed 12 or more hours of graded coursework at Hiram College and whose cumulative grade point average is 3.75 or better.