Awards 2013

2013 Henry Barnard Student Awards

Laura Kathryn Hilton

Laura Kathryn Hilton of West Haven, CT was among the twelve scholars recognized at the 25th Henry Barnard Distinguished Student Award Dinner. Laura, a biology major and anthropology minor with a 3.86 GPA has been on the Dean’s List each semester and received numerous awards recognizing her accomplishments.

In the classroom, Hilton is well-respected by faculty and students alike. “Laura is a gifted scholar and is highly regarded by members of the Biology Department,” said Gloria Colurso, professor and chair of the Biology Department. “She holds herself to the highest academic standards, is bright and insightful and she has a remarkable memory.” Laura plans to attend Medical School.

Suzanne Slater

Suzanne Slater of Brooklyn, CT, was one of the twelve scholars recognized at the 25th Henry Barnard Distinguished Student Award Dinner. Slater, an early childhood and psychology major, was a mainstay on the Dean’s List and was respected by her peers and faculty.

“Suzanne Slater is one of my most vibrant students, and stands out as a thoughtful, dedicated and scholarly student, teacher and researcher,” said Sudha Swaminathan, associate chair of the Education Department and professor of early childhood education.  Swaminathan worked closely with Slater when he invited her and two other students to perform research.  The students presented their findings at the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC) Regional Undergraduate Research Conference and the Early Education and Technology for Children Conference.