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Congratulations to our Seniors & Award Winners!

June 14, 2021

CLASS OF 2021
(top) Keegan Bundy, Duncan Agnew, Natalie Welber(middle) Bhavin Bhatt, Emily Holtzman, Isabelle Matthies, Jacob Montgomery;  (bottom) Peri Ehlman, Mara Kelly;
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EDMUND PERRY AWARD FOR BEST ESSAY
Emily Holtzman
has received the Religious Studies Department Edmund Perry Award for the best Essay titled, “Objects of influence: Sacrality and Native American material culture across five contexts.”
(Faculty Advisor: Erin Waxenbaum).
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THETA ALPHA KAPPA HONOR SOCIETY OF RELIGION AWARD
Mara Kelly
has received the Theta Alpha Kappa Honor Society of Religion Award for the most innovative research titled, “Extreme Until Proven Moderate: How media prioritization of false-balance and intrenched American Islamophobia culminated in one of the most influential news events of 2010.”
(Faculty Advisors: Brannon Ingram, Elizabeth Shakman Hurd)

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CHARISMA AWARD (SENIOR)
Natalie Welber
has received the Religious Studies Department Major Charisma Award for Compassionate Presence and Community Citizenship.

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CHARISMA AWARD (JUNIOR)
Haley Fuller
has received the Religious Studies Department Minor Charisma Award for Compassionate Presence and Community Citizenship.
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GEORGE BOND GRADUATE TEACHING AWARD
Joshua Shelton
has received the Religious Studies George Bond Graduate Teaching Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.
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GOLDEN HOOPOE FACULTY AWARD
Professor Matthew Chalmers
has received the Golden Hoopoe Faculty Award for passion and excitement about teaching religion and for being an inspiring mentor to our majors and minors.

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