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URI announces President's Student Excellence Awards

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KINGSTON, R.I. -- April 21, 2004 -- Each year, the University of Rhode Island honors graduating seniors with superior academic achievement in a particular field. grade point average or other criteria determined by the individual department (for example, an honors project, a research presentation, or a student’s professional promise) are used to select the recipients.

The award consists of a certificate of academic excellence suitable for framing and a URI pin. This year, the awards will be presented to the winners on May 22 at 4 p.m. in Edwards Auditorium, following a reception held on the lawn of the President’s house.

The following students are recipients of a 2004 President’s Student Excellence Award:

Nicole Crothers

Microbiology

Carolina

RI

Vanessa Tingley

Landscape Architecture

Charlestown

RI

John DiCecco

Biomedical Engineering

Coventry

RI

Robin Grady

Theatre

Cranston

RI

Joshua May

German

Cranston

RI

Jordan Melei

Military Science

Cranston

RI

Lori-Ann Perretta

Italian

Cranston

RI

Erin Griffin

Chemistry

Cumberland

RI

Kevin McDonough

Computer Engineering

Cumberland

RI

Brian Joseph

Mathematics

Hope

RI

Morgan O'Hara

Communication Studies

Jamestown

RI

Nevan Hanumara

Mechanical Engineering

Kingston

RI

Martina Muller

Wildlife & Conservation Biology

Kingston

RI

Karen LaChance

General Business Administration

Narragansett

RI

Kim Patterson

Accounting

Newport

RI

Janet Atoyan

Water and Soil Science

No. Kingstown

RI

Cynthia Cady

Human Development & Family Studies ASFCCE

No. Kingstown

RI

Bethany Toole

Political Science

No. Kingstown

RI

Irina Boguk

Pharmacy

No. Providence

RI

Elizabeth Bowdoin

Psychology - ASFCCE

Pawtucket

RI

Lisa Carcieri

Bachelor of General Studies

Providence

RI

Rachel Higham

Anthropology

Saunderstown

RI

Meghan Tobin

Art History

Tiverton

RI

Elizabeth Rowinski

Animal Science & Technology

Wakefield

RI

Joan Thibodeaux

Music

Wakefield

RI

Gregory Hughes

Computer Science

Warwick

RI

Elisa Ko

Human Development & Family Studies

Warwick

RI

Robert Kubica

International Business

Warwick

RI

Geoffrey Potter

Physics

Warwick

RI

Douglass Reed

Philosophy

Warwick

RI

Freddie Skipworth

English

Warwick

RI

Marie Ventura

History

Warwick

RI

Erin Fountain

Environmental Horticulture and Turf Grass Management

W. Kingston

RI

Amaryllis McKeag

Nutrition & Dietetics

W. Kingston

RI

Delia Martin

Clinical Laboratory Science

W. Warwick

RI

Peter DiMaggio Jr.

Chemical Engineering

Westerly

RI

Marek Kolodziej

Economics

Westerly

RI

Kelly Hanks

Environmental Science & Management

Aurora

CO

Allison Clark

Biological Sciences

Oakville

CT

Kimberly Custance

Physical Education & Exercise Science

Hebron

CT

Jacob Goldman

Management Information Systems

W. Hartford

CT

Jonathan Moss

Elementary Education

W. Hartford

CT

Jonathan Moss

Psychology

W. Hartford

CT

Sarah Schumann

Marine Affairs

Washington

DC

Heidi Hetzler

Spanish

Gray

ME

Todd DeMunda

Ocean Engineering

Arnold

MD

Allison Moran

Sociology

Tolland

MA

Andrea Mallett

Finance

E. Bridgewater

MA

Lorraine Touchette

Nursing

Halifax

MA

Summer Witts

Journalism

Chelmsford

MA

Peter DeBellis

Electricial Engineering

Hendersoon

NV

Amber Currier

Aquaculture & Fishery Technology

Andover

NH

Alison Living

Marketing

Rollinsford

NH

Matthew Preston

Management

Dover

NH

Logan Connors

French

Belle Mead

NJ

Victoria Crimmins

Public Relations

Manasquan

NJ

Kristen Hall

Communicative Disorders

Pomona

NY

Shayna Slagel

Secondary Education

Glenville

NY

Sara Wilbur

Women's Studies

No. Tonawanda

NY

Chelsea Conlin

Art Studio

Knox

PA

Jason Clough

Civil Engineering

Bradford & Fairlee

VT

Liza Geduldig

Textiles, Merchandising & Design

Burlington

VT

Tony Mendonca

Industrial Engineering

Renton

WA

Jeremy Wright

Marine Biology

Lone Rock

WI