Senior Recognition Ceremony April 2019

April 26, 2019: Senior Recognition Ceremony

Two hundred of our graduating seniors and their families celebrated their time in the Honors College in the Eberhard Center on the Grand Rapids campus.

Family members snapping photos during the ceremony.

Family members snapping photos during the ceremony.

Director Roger Gilles beginning the proceedings.

Director Roger Gilles beginning the proceedings.

Interim Dean Mark Schaub speaking to the guests.

Interim Dean Mark Schaub speaking to the guests.

Students relaxing prior to the ceremony.

Students relaxing prior to the ceremony.

A thoughtful Opheria Cheng.

A thoughtful Opheria Cheng.

Professor Prominski congratulating Outstanding Senior Thesis winner Jonathan Ayers

Professor Prominski congratulating Outstanding Senior Thesis winner Jonathan Ayers.

Director Gilles congratulating Outstanding Senior Project winner Emily Gross for Professor Tayana Beaves.

Director Gilles congratulating Outstanding Senior Project winner Emily Gross for Professor Tayana Beaves.

Professor Todd Kaneko praising Outstanding Creative Achievement winner Emily Ferrera.

Professor Todd Kaneko praising Outstanding Creative Achievement winner Emily Ferrera.

Professor Sok Kean Khoo praising Excellence in Collaborative Research winner Ashleigh Harrah.

Professor Sok Kean Khoo praising Excellence in Collaborative Research winner Ashleigh Harrah.

Gretchen Goodman congratulating Outstanding Civic Engagement Project winner Cassie Schuster.

Gretchen Goodman congratulating Outstanding Civic Engagement Project winner Cassie Schuster.

Professor Cataldo congratulating Julia Arhns for winning this year's award for Outstanding Leadership and Service.

Professor Cataldo congratulating Julia Arhns for winning this year's award for Outstanding Leadership and Service.

Professor Benjamin hugging Outstanding Senior Award winner Julia Clay.

Professor Benjamin hugging Outstanding Senior Award winner Julia Clay.

This year's Outstanding Senior, Julia Clay, delivering remarks to the audience.

This year's Outstanding Senior, Julia Clay, delivering remarks to the audience.

Aaron Muscaro getting a hug from Professor Adams.

Aaron Muscaro getting a hug from Professor Adams.

Amanuel Birhane receiving his certificate.

Amanuel Birhane receiving his certificate.

Malia Brooks shaking hands with faculty.

Malia Brooks shaking hands with faculty.

Tommy Anglim hearing it from Professor Benjamin.

Tommy Anglim hearing it from Professor Benjamin.

High fives after the ceremony.

High fives after the ceremony.

Julias Ahrns and Clay with their plaques.

Julias Ahrns and Clay with their plaques.

Over 700 people attended this year's ceremony!

Over 700 people attended this year's ceremony!