Florida State University awarded honors medallions to 30 high-achieving graduates during the first in-person medallion ceremony since Fall 2019 on Tuesday, July 27.
The FSU Honors Program supports the efforts and talents of the university’s most intellectually curious students who have the potential, dedication and drive for creating change.
The ceremony included remarks by Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Assistant Provost, Joe O’Shea, and Annette Schwabe, associate dean of Undergraduate Studies and director of the FSU Honors Program.
The breakdown of the honors awardees is as follows:
20 graduates, University Honors Program
Earned at least 18 Honors points in fulfillment of the FSU honors program requirements.
5 graduates, Honors in the Major Program
Completed an honors thesis in fulfillment of the requirement for the distinction “with Honors” in their major department.
3 graduates, Dual Honors
Completed both the University Honors Program and the Honors in the Major program.
2 graduates, Outstanding Senior Scholar
Completed the University Honors Program and the Honors in the Major program and graduated Summa Cum Laude, having a GPA of 3.9 or higher.
The honors medallion recipients, along with their hometowns, academic majors and award designations, are listed by state and city below.
Boca Raton, FL
Brittany Duffey, Geology & Creative Writing, University Honors
Devon Kramer, Criminology & Psychology, University Honors
Coral Springs, FL
Jackson Alley, Literature, Media and Culture, Honors in the Major
Aren Harper, Biology & Geology, University Honors
Emily Gabriel, Music Therapy, University Honors
Fort Lauderdale, FL
MacKenzie Ellis, Behavioral Neuroscience, Dual Honors
Phabie Jean, Psychology, University Honors
Jennifer Cott, Behavioral Neuroscience, University Honors
Jane Wadhams, Geology & Environmental Science, Dual Honors
Brittney Kennedy, Psychology, University Honors
Isabella Napoles, Psychology & Criminology, University Honors
Melanie Collins, Biological Science & Japanese, University Honors
North Palm Beach, FL
Madison Hayes, Studio Art & Art History, Honors in the Major
Mary Marasco, Accounting, University Honors
Morgan Engel, Biology, University Honors
Isabel Quililan, Behavioral Neuroscience, University Honors
Allen Byrd, Economics & Philosophy, Outstanding Senior Scholar
Eshaan Arora, Finance & Economics, University Honors
Safety Harbor, FL
Nicholas Tracanna, Editing, Writing and Media, Honors in the Major
Taylor King, Cell and Molecular Neuroscience, University Honors
Max Kunkel, Political Science, University Honors
Seth Morton, Psychology, University Honors
Aliyah Hurt, Political Science & Public Health, Outstanding Senior Scholar
Ezekiel Joiner, Creative Writing, Honors in the Major
Luke Van Popering, Computational Science, Honors in the Major
Kali Holliday, Criminology, University Honors
Lauren Metcalf, International Affairs, Dual Honors
Vivian Aubel, Exercise Physiology, University Honors
Anna DeJonge, Media and Communication Studies & Creative Writing, University Honors
Nichole Miller, Accounting & Marketing, University Honors
For more information about the FSU Honors Program, visit honors.fsu.edu.