Campus Life Awards Recognize Outstanding Contributions by Rhodes Community

At the annual Campus Life Awards ceremony on April 21 hosted by the Rhodes Student Government, members of the Rhodes community were recognized for their excellent level of commitment and passion in their respective areas of campus involvement. Congratulations to this year’s recipients!



Rhodes Student Government 
Outstanding Staff Member-Larry Galloway 
Outstanding Faculty Member-Dr. Angela Frederick 
Outstanding Administrator Award-Reida Benson 
The Jacob Abraham Award-Shelley Choudhury 
Matthew Sean Jones Award-Andrew Tait 
Student Organization of the Year Award-Rhodes Outdoor Organization

Residence Life 
Female RA of the Year-Chloe Moore 
Male RA of the Year-Bryton Herlong 
Campus Safety Officer of the Year-Martin Blockhold 
Loretta Watkins Outstanding Housekeeper Award-Geo Doug Farris

Honor Societies 
Mortar Board Sophomore Woman of the Year-Eilidh Jenness 
Omicron Delta Kappa Sophomore Man of the Year-Grant Ebbesmeyer 
Mortar Board Faculty Award- Dr. Carolyn Jaslow 
Mortar Board Staff of the Year Award-Ira Lawson

Kinney Program 
Estelle R. Cone Award-Chigozie Emelue 
Vision Award- Jenna Sullivan 
Mountaintop Civic Engagement Award-Leah Ford

Kinney Service Awards for: 
Environmental Programs-Brooks Lamb 
Hunger & Homelessness-Lisa Hsi 
Healthcare and Wellness-Nicole Quinones and Jessica Ealy 
Special Services-Elizabeth Ross and Laura Hernandez 
Animal Services-Sam Vanover 
The Arts-Malerie McDowell and Imran Khan 
Multinational Programs-Justice Franklin 
Queer Advocacy-Ellen Nole 
Interfaith Programs-Tara Connors 
Women’s Advocacy-Rachel Cofield and Julie Coen 
Community Development-Julia Lovett and Ben Priday 
Mentoring & Education-Lollie Newson

Kinney Leadership in Service Awards:
Micah Leonard 
Dixy Yong 
Allison Miller 
Karen Hess 
Matt Cannavo 
Chigozie Emelue 
Caroline Clark

Student Leadership 
Better Together Award Promoting Interfaith Cooperation-Sehrish Khan and Eric Adamcik 
Honor Council Outstanding Member Award-Taryn Burgess 
Social Regulations Council Outstanding Member of the Year-Lanier Flanders 
Rhodes Activity Board Outstanding Member of the Year-Nikki Edmunds

Greek Organizations 
Fraternity of the Year-Sigma Nu 
Sorority of the Year-Delta Delta Delta 
Greek Woman of the Year-Katelyn Dagen of Chi Omega 
Greek Man of the Year-Winn Decker of Pi Kappa Alpha 
NPHC Member of the Year-Charlease Cannon of Alpha Kappa Alpha 
NPHC Chapter of the Year-Alpha Kappa Alpha

Student Employment 
Student Employee of the Year Award-Adam Howard 
Rhodes Student Associate of the Year Award-Leah Wisniewski 
Supervisor of the Year Award-Dorothy Brownyard


At the Campus Life Awards, the following newly-elected student representatives were recognized. These students will play an important role in the next academic year.

President-elect of the Social Regulations Council- Megan Singer 
President-elect of the Honor Council- Regan Adolph 
President-elect of RAB- Jason Johnson 
President-elect of Rhodes Student Government-Adil Khan 
President-elect of Rhodes Lecture Board-Roz KennyBirch

The program concluded with the announcement by President William E. Troutt of the graduating seniors whose photos will be added to the Rhodes Hall of Fame which was established in 1931 and is housed on the second floor of Palmer Hall. Selection to the Hall of Fame is made confidentially by selected student leaders and based on individual merit, leadership in student activities, service to others, and overall contributions to the campus community. It is considered one of the highest honors that can come to a student. The following students who will be added to the Rhodes Hall of Fame:

Emily Clark 
Chigozie Emelue 
Leah Ford 
Abbey Judd
Caroline Ponseti 
Taylor Sieben