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Students, faculty, and staff honored at Leadership Awards Ceremony

award recipients
May 19, 2023
Meghan O'Toole

Lake Forest College's 2023 Leadership Awards Ceremony recognized students, faculty, and staff for their contributions to the College community.

The ceremony was held on May 1 in Calvin Durand Hall.

Join us in congratulating:

  • Alpha Sigma Kappa Class of 1938 Memorial Prize: Evie Deitrich '23
  • Commitment to Campus Well Being Award: Maja Gavrilovic '24
  • Commitment to Student Development Award: Lecturer in Politics Christine Walker
  • Community Builder Award: Chelsea Davis '24
  • Jacob Wardwell Edwards Prize: Megan Tanquilut '26
  • Edward H. Oppenheimer Memorial Prize: Julián Cano '23 and Jovana Jovanovska '23
  • Peter C. Clute Award for Outstanding Character: Ashlyn Pope '23
  • Rising Star Award: Chris Meza '26
  • Student Leader of the Year: Brandon Christopher '23
  • Student Organization Advisor of the Year Award: K. & H. Montgomery Assistant Professor of History and African American Studies Courtney Joseph
  • Student Organization President of the Year Award: Gabe Blindauer '24
  • Tamara Lee Wefler Prize: Coral Contreras '23
  • Anita Chen Li ’51 International Student Prize: Megi Diasamidze '23
  • Charles F. Behling Award: Maria Fernanda Fernandez '23
  • Christopher Mojekwu Award: Residence Director Sam Clifford
  • Social Justice Program of the Year: It’s On US- Supporting Survivors
  • Collaborative Effort of the Year Award: South Asian Student Association & Latinos Unidos- Friendsgiving Dinner
  • Student Organization of the Year Award: United Black Association (UBA)
  • Student Organization Outstanding Program of the Year Award: League for Environmental Awareness and Protection (LEAP) – Earth Celebration