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Summer graduates awarded honors medallions

The FSU Honors Program held its first in-person medallion ceremony since Fall 2019 on Tuesday, July 27.
(University Honors Program)

by Kelsey Klopfenstein, University Communications

Florida State University awarded honors medallions to 30 high-achieving graduates during the first in-person medallion ceremony since Fall 2019 on Tuesday, July 27. Five of these students had at least one major in the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy.

The FSU Honors Program supports the efforts and talents of the university’s most intellectually curious students who have the potential, dedication and drive for creating change.

The ceremony included remarks by Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Assistant Provost Joe O’Shea and Annette Schwabe, associate dean of Undergraduate Studies and director of the FSU Honors Program. O’Shea is an alumnus of the college and Schwabe was formerly on the COSSPP faculty.

The five graduates from the college, with their majors and honors categories, are:

Eshaan Arora, Finance & Economics, University Honors (earned at least 18 Honors points in fulfillment of the FSU honors program requirements.)

Allen Byrd, Economics & Philosophy, Outstanding Senior Scholar (completed the University Honors Program and the Honors in the Major program and graduated Summa Cum Laude, having a GPA of 3.9 or higher.)

Aliyah Hurt, Political Science & Public Health, Outstanding Senior Scholar

Max Kunkel, Political Science, University Honors

Lauren Metcalf, International Affairs, Dual Honors (completed both the University Honors Program and the Honors in the Major program.)