2017 Leadership Awards Ceremony

By Allyson Noenickx, Chief News Editor

On Thursday, April 27, the Student Government Association (SGA) and the Office of Student Involvement (OSI) held their annual Leadership Banquet. All of the nominees gathered in Hogan Ballroom for a reception featuring cocktails and appetizers prior to the awards presentation. The dynamic duo of cousins Keith Plummer ’17 and Siobhan Plummer ’18 hosted the event. Nineteen awards were presented to a total of  twenty-five recipients. This year included the first presentation of the Jacqueline D. Peterson Women in Leadership Award honoring Dean Peterson, who will be retiring after 20 years at the College. The following students were honored with the coveted awards:

Admirable Leadership Traits

Marie Therese Kane and Meaghan Body

The Remarkable Vision Award

Sean Pacheco

Silent Leader Award

Sara McLean and Caitlin Pollard

Outstanding Service to the Worcester Community

Liam Driscoll

Club Sports Team of the Year

Ballroom Dance

Groundbreaking Organization


The Rising Star Award

Brandon Brito and Diana Lee

Outstanding Advisor Award

Cathleen Doane Cannon

Excellence in Collaboration

Campus Activities Board and PRIDE

Program Supporter

Isabelle Jenkins

The Reverend Francis J. Hart, S.J. Intramural Participant of the Year Award

Paul Benoit

Outstanding Contribution to Residence Life & Housing

Jordan Swift

Outstanding Contribution to the Holy Cross Community

Marcellus Perkins and Edward DeLuca

Outstanding Contribution to SGA

  1. Matt Greco

The Reverend Anthony E. Ciampi, S.J. Award

St. Thomas More––Mediation Team

The Joseph J. Reilly Award

Ameer Phillips and Keith Plummer

The St. Ignatius Loyola Award

Mackenzie Horl

The Bishop Fenwick Service Award

Emily Breakell

The Jacqueline D. Peterson Women in Leadership Award

Olufunmilola Anifowoshe

Congratulations to all nominees and award winners. We thank you for your leadership and dedication to the Holy Cross community.

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