Last week, Lindenwood University held its Honors Convocation to recognize the winners of academic and student involvement awards, in addition to members of Lindenwood’s honor societies. Lindenwood is pleased to announce the 2021 award recipients.
Schoenhard American Heritage Award
Thomas Burtelow, Political Science, Philosophy
This award recognizes outstanding achievement in the study of American values and character education as practiced through programs at the university.
Ryan Guffey International Student Award
Jorge Oliveros Criado, International Relations, International Business, Political Science
This award is presented to an international student who has shown exemplary academic achievement and made exceptional contributions to campus life at Lindenwood.
The Rose Lyn Zanville Leadership and Character Award
Patrick Huck, Interdisciplinary Studies
This award is for a student in interdisciplinary studies who has contributed to the field of international and global studies by demonstrating excellence in leadership and character, producing an empirical research study in the fields of leadership and ethics, or developing a leadership and character initiative to make a difference. The award is given in honor of Rose Lyn Zanville, Ph.D., by her sister Holly Zanville, Ph.D., both graduates of Lindenwood College for Women.
Lindenwood Student Government President Award
Marco Lee, Criminology and Criminal Justice
This award recognizes the leadership and contributions of the president of the Lindenwood University Student Government Association.
Gabriela Rodriguez Trejoz, International Business, Political Science
This award, named in honor of Lindenwood University founder Mary Easton Sibley, is given to a senior student who exhibits exemplary achievement by successfully pursuing excellence in their academic and extracurricular activities.
Malachi Cecil, International Relations, Spanish, Political Science
This award, named in honor of Lindenwood University founder George C. Sibley, is given to a senior student who demonstrates strong leadership and service to the university and community while maintaining a record of academic excellence.