ITS Celebration 2018 Honors Graduates and Top Students

Radiography students graduating

The Division of Information Technology & Sciences presented its 2018 Honors Awards on Friday, April 20 in the Champlain Room. Following a welcome by Dean Scott Stevens, Ph.D. and Champlain College President Donald J. Laackman, the following awards were given to students:

RADIOGRAPHY
Presented by Professors Susyn Dees & Kathy Whiting

  • Kari Averill - Lambda Nu
  • Zemirah Delabruere - Lambda Nu
  • Rachel Elgert - Lambda Nu
  • Britney Garceau - Lambda Nu
  • Rebecca Howard - Lambda Nu
  • Grace Miller - Lambda Nu
  • Jacqueline Szabo - Lambda Nu

COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Presented by Professors Frank Canovatchel & Sarah Pettitt 

  • Meghan Donovan  - Rising Star
  • Maximilian Mackson  - Academic Achievement 
  • Travis Spinelli  - Outstanding Student

COMPUTER & DIGITAL FORENSICS
Presented by Professors Ali Hadi, Yogesh Khatri & Jonathan Rajewski

  • Ashley Lenze  - Outstanding Sophomore
  • Adam Ferrante  - Outstanding Junior
  • Michael Cook  - Outstanding Senior
  • Matthew Mcabee  - Outstanding Senior

SENATOR PATRICK LEAHY CENTER FOR DIGITAL INVESTIGATION (LCDI)
Presented by Professor Jonathan Rajewski, & Joseph Williams, Project Manager

  • Matthew Mcabee  - Service Award
  • Megan Hallowell  - Leadership Award

COMPUTER SCIENCE & INNOVATION
Presented by Professors Joshua Auerbach, Brian Hall, David Kopec, Murat Gungor & Lisa Soros

  • Thayer Alshaabi  - Academic Achievement 
  • Walter Hill - Faculty Choice
  • Dominic Marcuse - Rising Star

COMPUTER NETWORKING & CYBERSECURITY
Presented by Professors Duane Dunston, Joe Eastman, Adam Goldstein,  Joe Letourneau & Devin Paden

  • Abigail Barr - Superior Service to the Community 
  • Parker Desborough - Outstanding Graduating Student 
  • Alexander Marvi - Up and Coming 
  • Emily Platz - Superior Service to the CNCS Program

MATHEMATICS
Presented by Professors Melanie Brown, Michael Opperman & Warren Sides

  • Thayer Alshaabi - Excellence in Mathematics 
  • Erika Anderson  - Excellence in Mathematics 
  • Charles McGarey - Excellence in Mathematics 
  • William Tingley - Excellence in Mathematics

GAME PROGRAMMING
Presented by Professors Dan Buckstein, Sajid Farooq & Dean Lawson

  • Silas Baker - Outstanding Programmer
  • Brian Baron - Outstanding Programmer
  • Tyler Chermely - Outstanding Programmer
  • James Keats - Outstanding Programmer
  • Laura Reilly - Outstanding Programmer

GEORGE BRADFORD EXCELLENCE AWARD
Presented by Professor Wei Kian Chen
Awarded to a student who demonstrates excellence in citizenship and academics. This award is named in memory of a longtime member of Champlain's technical faculty-George Bradford.

  • Matthew Fortier - 2018 George Bradford Excellence Award.

Here is the link to see more photos from the ITS Honors event https://flic.kr/s/aHsm


Founded in 1878, Champlain College is a small, not-for-profit, private college in Burlington, Vermont, with additional campuses in Montreal, Canada, and Dublin, Ireland. Champlain offers a traditional undergraduate experience from its beautiful campus overlooking Lake Champlain and over 90 residential undergraduate and online undergraduate and graduate degree programs and certificates. Champlain's distinctive career-driven approach to higher education embodies the notion that true learning occurs when information and experience come together to create knowledge. Champlain College is included in the Princeton Review's The Best 384 Colleges: 2019 Edition. For the fourth year in a row, Champlain was named a "Most Innovative School" in the North by U.S. News & World Report's 2019 "America's Best Colleges,” and a “Best Value School” and is ranked in the top 100 “Regional Universities of the North” and in the top 25 for “Best Undergraduate Teaching.” Champlain is also featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges for 2019 as one of the "best and most interesting schools" in the United States, Canada and Great Britain and is a 2019 College of Distinction. For more information, visit champlain.edu.