Garnet & Gold Scholar Society welcomes 39 new inductees in virtual ceremony

This fall’s Garnet & Gold Scholar Society induction ceremony was held virtually due to COVID-19. (The Career Center)

Florida State University welcomed 39 new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society this fall.

Established in 2010, the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society facilitates student involvement and recognizes undergraduate students who excel within and beyond the classroom in at least three of five areas: international experience, internship, leadership, research and service.

The induction ceremony was held virtually this fall due to COVID-19.

“We are proud to welcome this new group of inductees to the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society,” said Amy Hecht, vice president for Student Affairs. “They are a wonderful representation of the university, and we are pleased to give them recognition for their involvement bettering the campus and community.”

To become an inductee of the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society, students must meet the engagement criteria and submit a synthesis reflection project in their final semester before graduation. Participants are recognized during graduation and receive a designation on their official university transcript, both of which make the students more marketable to potential employers or graduate programs.

“As Garnet and Gold Scholars, your achievement speaks to your desire to make the most of your Florida State education and reflects well on the values of this university,” said President John Thrasher. “You have set a shining example for your fellow students and for all those who will follow in your footsteps. I am so proud of you.”

Students were inducted into the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society during a special virtual ceremony Tuesday, Dec. 8. The inductees, along with their state, hometown and academic major(s), are:

FLORIDA

Altamonte Springs

Tamara Gluck, Social Work, Editing, Writing & Media

Boca Raton

Salma Garcia Moreno, Environmental Science

Bonifay

Isabella Taylor Scott, Professional Communication

Bradenton

Logan Bell, Clinical Professions

Cocoa

LaShea Reddick, Political Science, Sociology

Coral Springs

Amelia England, International Affairs, Political Science

Gillian Gaeta , Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences

Estero

Alida Desic, Interdisciplinary Social Science

Fort Lauderdale

Lionzy Tanis, Interdisciplinary Social Science

Hollywood

Stacey Alphonse, Political Science, Criminology

Abigail Francois, Criminology

Jacksonville

Madison Amaral, Criminology, International Affairs

Marathon

Alyssa Turner, Biological Science

Melbourne

Helen McSorley, Economics, International Affairs

Miami

Valeria Baduell, Economics

Michelle Grand, Civil Engineering

David Ramos, Instrumental Music Education

Kristi Reno, Psychology

Niceville

Alexandria Tolbert, Political Science

Ocala

Melissa Tillery, Social Work, Political Science

Catherine Sombat, Advertising

Orlando

Logan Anderson,  Public Health

Nicole Bellonzi, Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences — Clinical Professions

Alexandra Sublette, Psychology

Panama City

Nora Albibi, Biochemistry

Pensacola

Madelyn Dimitroff, Cell Molecular Neuroscience

St. Cloud

Logan MacMillan, Political Science, English, History, International Affairs

St. Petersburg

Sarah Osborn, Computer Science

Sunrise

Regan Williams, Biological Science

Tampa

Emily Powell, Psychology

Michelle Dobin, Political Science, International Affairs

Tarpon Springs

Miranda Lough, Criminology, Psychology

Winter Park

Paige Massengale, Finance

GEORGIA

Marietta

Nicole Vignone, Family and Child Science

MINNESOTA

St. Cloud

Nathen Mergen, Criminology

NEW YORK

Buffalo

Victoria Krentz, Psychology

TEXAS

Frisco

Catherine Rothman, Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences — Clinical Professions

VIRGINIA

Fairfax

Olivia Stephenson, Criminology, International Affairs, Russian

Williamsburg

Amelia Jacobs, International Affairs