At Tuesday’s Academic Honors Day ceremonies in John L. Hill Chapel, three seniors – who had already racked up at least one “outstanding” award each – were called on stage again at the end for the prestigious Dean’s Honor Award.
Here, Georgetown College President Bill Crouch and Provost Rosemary Allen flanked the three recipients –Stacy Long of Catlettsburg, KY, left, Anna Wiederhold of Fayetteville, OH, and Katie Filiatreau of Springfield, KY. All three will enter graduate school programs this fall – Wiederhold at Ohio University, the other two at the University of Kentucky. (Photo by Paul Atkinson)
Long, a member of both Academic Team and the varsity track and cross country teams, also received awards for Outstanding Senior Major in Mathematics and Outstanding Graduate School Candidate in Physics. A Mathematics and Physics double major/Spanish minor, he has received a teaching assistantship for graduate study in Physics at UK.
Wiederhold, a member of Project Compassion and student member of the Honor Council and various leadership organizations, was named both Outstanding Senior in Communication and Media Studies, and Outstanding Student in International Relations. A Political Science/Communication double major, she will pursue a a PhD in Communications at Ohio U.
Filiatreau, best known as captain of the women’s basketball team, is president of the Student Athletic Leadership Council and has been nationally recognized as a student leader with the American Red Cross. She was also named Outstanding Student in Kinesiology. An Exercise Science major and Communication/Media Studies minor, she will pursue a PhD in Physical Therapy at UK.