The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the following undergraduate award winners, students who have demonstrated academic commitment and excellence.
The Two Towers Prize
Maria Daigle, Biomedical Engineering and Psychological Science
Toni Joy, Industrial Engineering
Brian Zylich, Computer Science
In keeping with the original purposes of the founders of WPI, John Boynton and Ichabod Washburn, the Two Towers Prize is awarded to students who, through general academic competence, campus leadership, regular course work, and special work in research and projects, best exemplify a combined proficiency in the theoretical and practical that is at the heart of the WPI educational tradition. This prize was given by Mildred M. Tymeson Petrie, author of Two Towers, the centennial history of WPI.
The Wilmer L. and Margaret M. Kranich Prize
Jared Grier, Mechanical Engineering
Jessica Locke, Environmental Engineering
The Wilmer L. and Margaret M. Kranich Prize is awarded annually to the WPI student who best exemplifies excellence in the humanities and arts and its full integration into his/her undergraduate experiences. This would include, but is not limited to, course work, independent projects such as the humanities and arts project, and extracurricular activities.
The Stephen Salisbury Prize
The Stephen Salisbury Prize is awarded to highly meritorious members of the graduating class of Worcester Polytechnic Institute who have faithfully, industriously, and with distinguished attainment completed all requirements for the bachelor’s degree.
Patrick Bresnahan, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Jordan Burklund, Robotics Engineering and Computer Science
Stephanie Cappelli, Environmental Engineering
Brandon Clark, Chemical Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering
Ryan Cooney, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Megan Errichetti, Mechanical Engineering
Patrick Fitzgerald, Physics
Cierra Ford, Civil Engineering
Alex Hebert, Interactive Media & Game Development
Megan Hoppe, Biology & Biotechnology
Cole Jeznach, Mathematical Sciences
Hans Johnson, Robotics Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
Rachael Lanni, Management Engineering
Javier Lawes, Industrial Engineering and Civil Engineering
Thomas Leonard, Actuarial Mathematics
Charles Lovering, Computer Science
Emma MacIntyre, Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
Swarnadeep Majumder, Physics and Electrical & Computer Engineering
Tyler McNeill, Biomedical Engineering & Mechanical Engineering
Leah Morales, Architectural Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering
Virginia Nunez, Bioinformatics & Biochemistry
Katherine Pelissari, Environmental & Sustainability Studies
Rachel Santarsiero, Professional Writing and Civil Engineering
To learn more about these awards, please visit wpi.edu/academics/undergraduate/awards.