The PYNE HONOR PRIZES, the top award for undergraduates, were awarded to two students: CHRISTIAN POTTER ’22, a School of Public and International Affairs concentrator from McLean, Virginia. His work has focused on policy and legislation, and he hopes to work on these issues at the federal level. CLAIRE WAYNER ’22, a civil and environmental engineering concentrator from Baltimore, Maryland. Her research has focused on sustainability, which she plans to continue after graduation by working at RMI, a Colorado-based environmental nonprofit.
PORTER OGDEN JACOBUS FELLOWSHIPS, which fund the final year of graduate school, were awarded to three students: ERIN KADO-FONG, astrophysical sciences. Her research uses data and cosmological simulations to address questions about dwarf galaxies. ZACHARY TEED, computer science. His work focuses on improving the ability of computers to “see” and understand 3D environments in real time. SPENCER WEINREICH, history of science. He focuses on incarceration in ancient and modern times to amplify the voices of those imprisoned.
The Class of 1996 received the CLASS OF 1926 TROPHY for raising $9,741,996 for its 25th reunion. The HAROLD H. HELM AWARD for sustained service to Annual Giving went to LAURENCE LATIMER *01 of Brooklyn, New York.