2014 Highlights

Below you will find a list of the  finalists and award recipients. We would like to congratulate all of our students who were recognized this year and look forward to next year.

2014 Magnolia Award Recipients

This year, the following students listed below were recipients of Magnolia Awards.  Their diligence and dedication to the Vanderbilt community has made a difference and is worthy of major recognition.  Congratulations to this year’s Magnolia Award Recipients.

Magnolia Award

Recipient(s)

Accolade: The Chancellor’s Diversity Award Omega Tennant
Ada Bell Stapleton/Blanche Henry Weaver Scholarship Sharon Z. Champion, Chinassa Nikkela Iwuoha, Regina Jiweon Lee, Lindsay Marie Moschler, Keehun Nam, Khadijah Aliyah Owens, Monika Rose Weisman, Leah Philena Chisholm, and Raven Chantel Bryant
Casey Carter Bonar Award Kiersten Chresfield
Glenn & Elizabeth Bogitsh Award Daniel Johnson
Imani Award: The Rev. James Lawson Award for Campus and Community Leadership Kiersten Chresfield and Jalisia Singleton
John T. McGill Award Elizabeth Wheelock
The John T. & Lizzie Allen McGill First Year Award Jason Thome and Mary Reiser
The John T. and Lizzie Allen Upper-class McGill Award Sid Sapru
The John T. and Lizzie Allen Upper-class McGill Award (LLC) Danielle Morrison
Muliebrity Prize Jiyeon Lim and Megan van der Toorn
Nora C. Chaffin Scholarship Aditya Karhade
Outstanding International Student Organization BhangraDores
Reverend Beverly A. Asbury Award for Interfaith Dialogue Aleezah Merali
Ripple In The Pond Award Oluwasijibomi Oluwadara
Rob Roy Purdy Award George-Warren DeLesslin and Aditya Karhade
Robert Peter Pratt Memorial Award Alexandra Khodadadi, Omega Tennant, and Wendi Wang
Susan Jung Award Nihar Patel
Thomas M. Weser Award Ruidan Ma
William Aaron Pathfinder Award John Ratliff and Laura Silliman

2013 Award Recipients

Every year the Office of the Dean of Students recognize various student leaders who make a difference in the community at Vanderbilt.  The following students were recognized for their work.  Here are the 2013 Magnolia Award Recipients:

Magnolia Award Recipient
Accolade: The Chancellor’s
Diversity Award
Eunji Jo, Lisa Koenig, and Ruidan Ma
William Aaron Pathfinder
Award
Ankur Doshi
Catherine Cocke
Nora C. Chaffin Scholarship Garrah Carter-Mason
Imani Award: James Lawson
Award for Leadership
Brianna L. Hawkins
John T. and Lizzie Allen
McGIll Awards
Benjamin Ries, Vibhuti Krishna, Adina Rosenberg,
Depeng Jin and Wolf Clinton
Glenn and Elizabeth Bogtish Award Emily Wang
Casey Carter Bonar
Leadership Award
Aladine Elsamadicy
Outstanding International Student Organization Award African Student Union
Thomas M. Weser Award Li Qu
Huilin Sun
Outstanding Campus Leader MaryClaire Manard (VSG)
David Head (VPB)
Ripple In The Pond Award Lisa Nicole Koenig
Ada Bell Stapleton-Blanche
Henry Weaver Scholarship
Raven Bryant, Shundra Crumpton, Akailah Jenkins, Alexandra Langlee, Jessica Nieto, Khadijah Owens, Juliana Valcarenghi, and Julia Webb
Robert Peter Pratt
Memorial Award
Ankur Doshi
Mark Michael
Susan Jung Award Marwah Shahid
Muliebrity Prize Brianna Perry
Jessica Gibbons-Benton
Rob Roy Purdy Award Trevor Geller