Academics

WLC Honors Convocation 2009

Honors Convocation 2009 imageHonors Convocation is an annual event that recognizes Wisconsin Lutheran College students who have made outstanding academic and leadership contributions to the college. The 2009 Honors Convocation was held Friday, May 1 in the Schwan Concert Hall. The following students received awards at the event:

Golden Palette Award: Kirsten Huffman
Presented to a junior or senior art major to acknowledge a student's pursuit of artistic discipline and the application of art skills in contribution to the college and the community. 

Vision Award: Joel Hermanson
Presented to a freshman or sophomore student displaying outstanding discipline, involvement and promise in the field of art.

Gerald and Georgia Brommer Art Scholarship: Caitlin Hartmann
Awarded to a senior art major who shows dedication and adherence to Christian ideals in the life of the student, artistic skills in the student's chosen area of art, and a dedication to art as a vital element in the Christian life. 

Herbert O. Fleischer Scholarship for the Outstanding Biology Major: Jonathan Fricke
Presented to a sophomore to recognize and encourage an outstanding biology major. 

CRC Press Freshman Chemistry Achievement Award: Jonas Gertsch
This award is given to a freshman chemistry student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and a high interest in chemistry. 

ETS Recognition of Excellence Awards: Rachel Adams, Whitney Pfeifer, Tammy Schunch, Jessica Stege
Presented to individuals who score at the highest performance levels on the Praxis Series of Tests as compared to other test takers nationally. 

Didaskalos Award: Elizabeth Duncan, Jacquelyn Edwards, Ashley Fredrick
Presented to an education major who demonstrates concern for student achievement and welfare, desire for ongoing learning and personal Christian values. 

Renaissance Award: Robert Bruss
Presented to a multi-dimensional scholar citizen and English major whose contribution to English courses and the larger community is outstanding. 

Freshman Honors in Mathematics Awards: Vivienne Fong, Jonas Gertsch, Jenna Neuberger, Maggie Simon
Presented to students for outstanding performance during the freshman year in mathematics courses at the level of calculus 1 or higher.

Cantabile Award: Jessica Gromacki, Stephanie Morman
Presented to students who have demonstrated leadership and excellence in the choral program at Wisconsin Lutheran College. 

Fanfare Award: Dustin Winsor
Presented to students in recognition of musical talent and contributions to the music department in the area of instrumental music. 

Golden Lyre Award: Tracy Garon
This award is given in recognition of talent and contributions to the programs of the music department of Wisconsin Lutheran College. 

Roger Fleming Senior Scholar-Athlete Award: Daniel Behm
Presented to a graduating senior who over seven semesters has maintained a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.4, earned a minimum of two varsity letters in a specific sport, and demonstrated Christian leadership on campus. 

Wisconsin Lutheran Child and Family Service Scholarship: Sara Boldt
Presented to a sophomore psychology major who has demonstrated excellence in scholarship and service. 

Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology: Rachel Bartels, Sara Boldt, Ashley Campbell, Julie Cox, Leah Feuerstahler, Lydia Freund, Anna Hart Matthews, Stephanie Mazurek, Timothy Noonan, Natosha Nisporic, Stephanie Steeves, Kai Tai Chan, Rebekah Vonderheide, Lydia Witte
Presented to psychology majors or minors who have demonstrated excellence in academic achievement in psychology and a commitment to psychological science and Christian service. 

Theatre Excellence Award in Performance: Sarah Tullberg
Presented to a graduating theatre major or minor who has demonstrated significant growth as a performer, a commitment to theatre excellence, mature leadership and visible Christian character.

Alumni Scholarship Award: Brent Peterson
Presented to a student who has demonstrated academic excellence, co-curricular involvement and Christian character.

Gary and Sandra Greenfield Christian Leadership Scholarship: Kayla Schraufnagel, Ben Ziesemer
Presented to a student who has displayed exemplary Christian leadership; as demonstrated to us by the college's former president and wife. 

Sharon A. Schoeneck Christian Women's Leadership Scholarship: Jacqueline Gardner
This scholarship is given to acknowledge, encourage and promote the tremendous talents of some of our greatest resources, that of our young Christian women. 

The Judy Voigt Urban Service and Leadership Award: Ashley Campbell, Abby Hintz
Presented to a student who has demonstrated leadership, academic ability, and service orientation to the urban school community.