Rollins Announces 2021 Student Achievement Award Winners

May 25, 2021

By Office of Marketing

The College recognizes standout students for their academic achievements and positive contributions to campus and the community at the 2021 virtual Student Achievement Awards Banquet.

The Student Achievement Awards Banquet celebrates this year’s outstanding crop of students who live out the Rollins mission each day. 

Fiat Lux Award Winners

Fiat Lux Awards honor outstanding Rollins seniors for their positive contributions to our campus and community in the areas of academics, leadership, inclusion, and service. The award recognizes the most established and honorable leaders on campus.

  • Nickie Dunn
  • Farahana Cajuste
  • Marcus Davis
  • Wyatt Deihl
  • Madison Fritz
  • Jessica Gonzalez
  • Isaac Gorres
  • Ellie Heller
  • Hannah Jackson
  • Papaa Kodzi
  • Sadie Machi
  • Ayanna Mattis
  • Caroline Powell
  • Renee Sang
  • Raul Tavarez
  • Cristina Toppin
  • Frances Turk
  • Molly von Eschenbach

Academic Awards

Each year, the six academic divisions come together to select one recipient who best espouses the values of the College’s mission and the academic rigor required for success.

Business Maria Cedeno
Expressive Arts Isaac Gorres
Humanities Jacob Green
Science and Mathematics Jenny Goldsher
Social Sciences Applied Allison van Tilborgh
Social Sciences Gaby Davenport
Interdisciplinary Majors John Casey

SGA Member of the Year

Recognizes the Student Government Association member who made the biggest impact during the academic year

  • Hannah Munford

Emerging Leader of the Year

Recognizes a student who has just begun their leadership journey at Rollins and continues to show promise and strong potential

  • Isa Sanchez

Student Leader of the Year

Recognizes a student leader who has demonstrated the highest level of leadership and a strong and lasting impact in multiple areas of campus

  • Yoke Tassent

Global Ambassador of the Year

Recognizes a student who brings international experience and perspective to Rollins through their passion for global citizenship

  • Marina Silva

Student Employees of the Year

Recognizes students who have demonstrated excellence in their on-campus position by completing outstanding work in the following areas: reliability, quality of work, initiative, professionalism, and uniqueness of contribution

  • Carys Davidson-Huxley
  • Alex Lichtner

Fraternity and Sorority Life Leader of the Year

Recognizes a fraternity or sorority life leader who truly embodies and exhibits the values of the fraternity and sorority life community at Rollins, striving for excellence in their leadership and personal dedication to their values

  • Allison Munden

Community Service and Engagement

Recognizes a student who has displayed exemplary leadership and dedication to community engagement during their time at Rollins

  • Anecia Inbornone

Peer Educator of the Year

Recognizes a student who is known for modeling positive behavior and enhancing learning opportunities for their peers in direct ways

  • Raf Leon

Award for Collective Leadership

Recognizes an organization or team that has had significant impact on Rollins and/or the greater community

  • RLE Peer Educators

Unsung Heroes of the Year

Recognizes students who exemplifies silent leadership and whose work has had a significant impact on the Rollins community

  • Madhavi Mooljee
  • Carley Matthews
  • Javier Perez

Brendan O’Sullivan Award

Recognizes graduating seniors with the highest GPA who also studied abroad during their time at Rollins

  • John Casey
  • Nancy Butler

N. Ronald Pease Service to Campus Award

Each year, members of the graduating class select one graduating senior who has made the most significant contribution in service to Rollins to receive the N. Ronald Pease Service to Campus Award. This year they selected two.

  • Marcus Davis
  • Papaa Kodzi
Students wearing caps and gowns walk to a commencement ceremony on Rollins College’s campus.

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