University of Vermont

The Honors College

Honors College Celebrates Class of 2014 Scholars

Assoc. Dean Lisa Schnell, Audrey Woods, Joe Friedman
2014 Honors College Scholar Celebration

On Saturday, May 17, 105 members of the Honors College graduating class of 2014 gathered in Ira Allen Chapel to receive their medallions and be formally recognized as Honors College Scholars.

President Tom Sullivan was on hand to congratulate the graduates, and he urged them to building off of the mentoring experiences they had at UVM to give back to society and mentor the next generation to make a positive difference in the world. Outgoing Dean Abu Rizvi gave the ceremony remarks, where he encouraged students to follow the intellectual passions they developed at UVM to a fulfilling life of learning. Mike Wood ’14 gave a speech on behalf of the students, and he encouraged his fellow classmates to use their education to make the world a better place.