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Marcia H. Conrad Awards at Academic Achievement Day at Bay Path
Marcia H. Conrad Awards at Academic Achievement Day at Bay Path
Marcia H. Conrad Awards at Academic Achievement Day at Bay Path
Marcia H. Conrad Awards at Academic Achievement Day at Bay Path
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Bay Path College honored more than 40 undergraduates this week during the 9th annual Marcia H. Conrad Awards Ceremony.

Bay Path College honored more than 40 undergraduates this week during the 9th annual Marcia H. Conrad Awards Ceremony. The event capped the third annual Academic Achievement Day. 

For over four decades, Marcia H. Conrad, Dean of Students, was a role model for generations of Bay Path students. Always aspiring to the highest standards of excellence, from the beginning of her career, Dean Conrad was dedicated to the advancement of women. It is in this spirit that the Marcia H. Conrad Awards celebrates and recognizes those students who have excelled in and out of the classroom.

Some winners at the night’s awards are (award, recipient, and their information):

The Paul D. Adornato Memorial Scholarship, is given to a student of Italian heritage: Elizabeth Smith ’15, early childhood education, from Uncasville, Conn. 

The Campus Theme Essay Contest: Untitled, by Ariel Lim ’14, advanced paralegal studies, from Worcester, Mass.; Reflection Rooms: Opportunity for Positive Inward Growth, by Melissa Rennie '15 G'17, health studies, from Leverett, Mass.; and Finding Oneself, by Kieona Fairley ’15 psychology, from Indian Orchard, Mass. 

Legal Studies Award, for outstanding legal studies graduates: Ashley Lezon ’14, forensic studies, from Pleasant Valley, New York, Stephanie Belsen ’14, legal studies, from Windsor Locks, Conn. 

John J. Kull Criminal Justice Award, given to students who display qualities of outstanding law professionals: Emily Serrano ’14, criminal justice, from Savoy, Mass., Marisabel Santiago ’14, forensic psychology, from Hartford, Conn. 

Biomedical Research Award, recognizing a student with great potential in the field of science: Mia Russo ’15, biology, from Longmeadow, Mass. 

College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Award: Jessica Deslauriers ’14, biotechnology, from West Springfield, Mass. 

School of Education and Psychology Dean’s Award: Undergraduate Education, Julie Geoffrey ’14, elementary education, from Holyoke, Mass. 

School of Management and Social Justice Dean’s Award: Chelsie Bergstrom ’14, business management and health and human studies, from Belchertown, Mass. 

Bashevkin Center Award for Excellence in Peer Tutoring: Taylor Wood ’16, forensic science, from Castleton, New York. 

Division of Research and Academic Resources Dean’s Award: Katherine Bartels ’14, forensic psychology, from Dalton, Mass. 

Thomas G. Carr Award, given for academic achievement, character, and service to the College: Yismel Rosario ’16, biology, from Methuen, Mass. 

Carol A. Leary Service Award, given to a sophomore for community service: Marguerite Ouimette ’16, health studies, from Tewksbury, Mass.