Goucher Students Recognized at 24th Annual Leadership Awards

More than two dozen Goucher students were recognized at the 24th Annual Student Leadership Awards on Wednesday, April 25.

The event, held in the Hyman Forum, honored students who have made substantial contributions to the Goucher community and beyond, whether it is through civic activism, environmental sustainability, or community service.

“You have made an enormous difference,” says Goucher President José Antonio Bowen. “I’m very proud and grateful for you.”

The student leaders honored:

Rhoda M. Dorsey Leadership Award Recipient:  Deanna Galer ’17
Rhoda M. Dorsey Leadership Award Honorable Mention: Mara Bezerko ’17

Martha A. Nichols Prize Recipient:  Jeremy Hardy ’17

Ethelmarie Apter Halpern Memorial Community Service Prize Recipient:
Fernando Parra Chong ’17
Ethelmarie Apter Halpern Memorial Community Service Prize Honorable Mention:
Odessa Goudy ’17

Jennifer Margolis Marquez ’01 Prize in Environmental Sustainability Award Recipient:
Micah Heaney ’17
Jennifer Margolis Marquez ’01 Prize in Environmental Sustainability Honorable Mention:
Erin Snyder ’17

Marilyn Silverman Apter Memorial Prize Recipient: Jessica Solomon ’18

Elizabeth Nuss Emerging Leader Award Recipients:  Nancy Rosen ’19 and Ridwan Lawal ’20

Evenden Daley Herman ’37 Prize Recipient:  Dilver Canales ’20
Evenden Daley Herman ’37 Honorable Mention: Ahmed Ibrahim ’19

Senior Leadership Awards:
Michelle Berry ’17
Mara Bezerko ’17
Erika DiPasquale ’17
Claire Donnelly ’17
Julia Gerhardt ’17
Marlee Goldshine ’17
Odessa Goudy ’17
Katrina Kniss ’17
Nadav Marcus ’17
Ashley Pearman’17
Ben Saeks ’17
Evelyn Salazar ’17
Erin Snyder ’17

The students were nominated by faculty, staff, and students. Ultimately, a selection committee consisting of faculty, staff and students: Amber Barnett, Lee Gerstein, Dr. Phong Le ’03, Dr. Lana Oweidat, Thomas J. Smith ’17, and Guadalupe Sosa ’18—made the decisions based off of the nominations and student presentations.

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