GREENWICH, Conn. - Greenwich’s Caroline Lazar, a member of the Class of 2015, was awarded the Hamilton M. Smyser Prize at the annual Honors and Awards ceremony at Connecticut College on May 5 in New London.
Lazar is a 2011 graduate of Greenwich High School. The prize awarded for the best short story written by an undergraduate.
At the ceremony, the awards were presented by President Katherine Bergeron and Carolyn C. Denard, dean of the college. Anthony Graesch, assistant professor of anthropology, gave the keynote address.
Connecticut College is a private, highly selective liberal arts college with 1,850 students and more than 40 majors in the arts, sciences, social sciences and humanities, as well as the option for students to self-design majors. The College offers a high level of intellectual challenge, a campus culture that supports students to tailor their educational experience to their own interests and goals, and a four-year career development program that teaches students how to translate a liberal arts degree into a first job or graduate school admission. Connecticut College is situated in the small New England seaport of New London.
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