H-SC faculty, staff receive awards

Published 1:41 pm Thursday, May 12, 2016

Hampden-Sydney College celebrated commencement on Sunday, marking the conclusion of the college’s 241st year. The rain held off, allowing 236 seniors to receive diplomas in the sunshine on Venable Lawn. Several faculty and staff members were honored with various awards as a part of commencement.

Dr. Julia Palmer, associate professor of modern languages, was the recipient of the Cabell Award for outstanding classroom teaching. With Palmer is Dr. Walter McDermott.

Dr. Julia Palmer, associate professor of modern languages, was the recipient of the Cabell Award for outstanding classroom teaching. With Palmer is Dr. Walter McDermott.

The final award was the Senior Class Award, which was given to Dr. Lowell T. Frye and Dr. Elizabeth J. Deis for their contributions to the college, its students and the community. Pictured with Frye, right, is Matthew Goodrich.

The final award was the Senior Class Award, which was given to Dr. Lowell T. Frye and Dr. Elizabeth J. Deis for their contributions to the college, its students and the community. Pictured with Frye, right, is Matthew Goodrich.

The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Medallion, given to one who is conspicuously helpful to and associated with the institution in its effort to encourage and preserve a high standard of morals, was awarded to Mrs. Eunice Ward Carwile ’92. With Carwile is interim President Dr. Dennis Stevens.

The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Medallion, given to one who is conspicuously helpful to and associated with the institution in its effort to encourage and preserve a high standard of morals, was awarded to Mrs. Eunice Ward Carwile ’92. With Carwile is interim President Dr. Dennis Stevens.

The final award was the Senior Class Award, which was given to Dr. Lowell T. Frye and Dr. Elizabeth J. Deis for their contributions to the college, its students and the community. Pictured with Deis, right, is Matthew Goodrich.

The final award was the Senior Class Award, which was given to Dr. Lowell T. Frye and Dr. Elizabeth J. Deis for their contributions to the college, its students and the community. Pictured with Deis, right, is Matthew Goodrich.

Jason M. Ferguson ‘96, director of admissions, was given the Robert Thruston Hubard IV Award for active devotion and service to the college and her ideals. With Ferguson is interim President Dr. Dennis Stevens, right.

Jason M. Ferguson ‘96, director of admissions, was given the Robert Thruston Hubard IV Award for active devotion and service to the college and her ideals. With Ferguson is interim President Dr. Dennis Stevens, right.