Accomplishments and Awards

  • Ivy Award, Swarthmore College, Spring 2010
    • The Ivy Award is given by the Swarthmore faculty each year to the man of the graduating class who is outstanding in leadership, scholarship, and contributions to the College community.
  • Thomas J.Watson Fellowship, Spring 2010
    • The mission of the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship Program is to offer college graduates of unusual promise a year of independent, purposeful exploration and travel outside of the United States in order to enhance their capacity for resourcefulness, imagination, openness, and leadership and to foster their humane and effective participation in the world community.
  • Deans’ Award, Swarthmore College, Spring 2010
    • The Deans’ Awards are given to the graduating seniors who have made significant and sustained contributions to the Swarthmore community.
  • Bramson Prize, Swarthmore College Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Spring 2010
    • The Sophie and William Bramson Prize is awarded annually to an outstanding student majoring in sociology and anthropology. The prize recognizes the excellence of the senior thesis, in either the course or external examinations program as well as the excellence of the student’s entire career in the department. The Bramson Prize is given in memory of the parents of Leon Bramson, founding chairman of Swarthmore’s Sociology and Anthropology Department.
  • Elected Vice President, Swarthmore College’s Class of 2010, Fall 2009
  • Elected President, Swarthmore College Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, Spring 2009
    • Tau Beta Pi is the National Engineering Honor Society.
  • Honorable Mention: Alice Crossley Prize, Swarthmore College, Spring 2008
    • The Alice L. Crossley Prize is awarded annually to the student(s) who, in the opinion of the Asian Studies Committee, submit the best original essay on any topic in Asian Studies.
  • Lang Opportunity Scholarship, Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility, Fall 2007
    • The Eugene M. Lang Opportunity Scholarship Program each year selects up to six members of Swarthmore College’s sophomore class as Lang Scholars.  As its central feature, the Program offers each Scholar the opportunity and related funding to conceive, design and carry out an Opportunity Project that creates a needed social resource and/or effects a significant social change or improved condition of a community in the United States or abroad.  The Program was conceived and endowed by Eugene M. Lang ’38.