GREENWICH, Conn. - At its annual All-College Honors Convocation Awards, Lafayette College honored students, including one from Greenwich, for academic excellence in Easton, Pa., on Sunday, May 6.
Awards and prizes were presented to 114 students in all four of Lafayette's academic divisions -- engineering, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.
Elisabeth Day of Greenwich, Class of 2014, a graduate of Loomis Chaffee School, received the Vivian B. Noblett Prize in Studio Art. It is awarded to art majors--with preference given to a student with an interest in studio art--who have demonstrated proficiency in painting and drawing and who shows potential for future achievements by the Department of Art .
The keynote speaker was Brent Glass '69, director emeritus of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, a national leader and public historian, author, television presence, and international speaker on public memory and museum management.
Lafayette is a top liberal arts college with 2,400 students and 215 full-time faculty that offers a wide variety of undergraduate degree programs including engineering.
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