Student Awards 2016
The University and the various undergraduate colleges award several prizes and honors each year for exceptional research and service by Santa Clara University students. We would like to honor and acknowledge those religious studies majors and minors who have earned the high regard of the department and the University.
2016 recipients include:
Religious Studies Prize: Gus Hardy
Theodore J. Mackin Senior Paper Award: Bev Olivo
Tennant C. Wright, SJ Award for Outstanding RS Minor: Katherine Enos and Sophia Lyon
Catherine Bell Award: Julie Dinh
Joseph Grassi Social Justice Award: Jenna Lipman
New Theta Alpha Kappa Honor Society Members:
SPECIAL UNIVERSITY HONORS for RS Major and Minor
Gus Hardy, who will graduate with a double major in Religious Studies and Political Science and a minor in Catholic Studies has been chosen as Valedictorian for the SCU Class of 2016. This honor is conferred annually on a graduating senior selected for outstanding academic achievement.
Jenna Lipman, RS Minor, will receive the 2016 Alumni Association Board of Director’s Service Award. It provides financial support to seniors who are leaving SCU and going directly into a service program or project.