Loyola Student-Athletes Receive University Honors

Oct. 4, 2010


Loyola University Maryland student-athletes were among those who earned a litany of awards last weekend during ceremonies on Family Weekend.

The school celebrated Honors Convocation on Friday afternoon where Loyola handed out awards for academic excellence. Academic departments recognized leaders in their respective classrooms, and new members of the Honors Program and Presidential Scholars were honored, as well.

Following is a list of student-athletes who were acknowledged at the Honors Convocation:

Academic Excellence

Tim Burns, Cross Country, Junior Engineering Achievement

Hauber Summer Science Research Fellowship
Stephen Febish, Cross Country, Engineering

Social Sciences
Dan D'Agostino, Tennis, Junior Achievement in Economics
Kieran Dowling, Cross Country, Junior Political Science Achievement
Alyssa Doyle, Cross Country, Psychology, Alan Plotkin Scholarship

Lina Staropoli, Women's Soccer, Junior Elementary Education Achievement

Josh Tarini, Crew, Junior Marketing Achievement & Junior Business Achievement
Christopher Golon, Crew, Sophomore Business Achievement
Rachel Janasek, Tennis, Sophomore Business Achievement

Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology
Marci Baileys, Track & Field

Phi Beta Kappa - The National Honor Society for Colleges of Arts and Sciences
Tim Burns, Cross Country

Beta Gamma Sigma - The National Business Honor Society
Sara Ochs, Cross Country
Josh Tarini, Crew

Honors Program
Taylor Bryant, Women's Soccer
Samantha Dizon, Crew
Vanessa Gailius, Volleyball

Claver Scholars
Samantha Dizon, Crew

Presidential Scholars
Tiffany Ash, Women's Tennis
Stephanie Baliko, Swimming & Diving
Marissa Buccellato, Track & Field
Alex Bullington, Men's Soccer
Carolanne Chanik, Cross Country
Cameron Coppola, Men's Soccer
Alexander Duffy, Crew
Benjamin Duva, Swimming & Diving
Joe Fletcher, Men's Lacrosse
Vanessa Gailius, Volleyball
Thomas A. Gasbarro, Crew
Katie Laffey, Cross Country
Connor Lisco, Tennis
Rachel Nerenberg, Cross Country
Claire Reynolds, Cross Country
Noelle Staib, Swimming & Diving
Victoria Szczawinski, Cross Country

On Saturday, Loyola held its 17th-annual Gratias program, a celebration of honor, recognition and thanks. The ceremony recognized those who have shown exemplary dedication to community service, Jesuit ideals and other leadership organizations on campus.

Following is a list of student-athletes who were acknowledged at the Gratias:

Cura Personalis - This award recognizes and honors students who embody the Ignatian ideal of care for the whole person through demonstrated service, leadership, and academic achievement.

T.J. Harris, Men's Lacrosse
Jay Mulieri, Golf

Magis Scholar-Leader Award - This award recognizes and honors students who complement superior academic performance with co-curricular involvement.

Tim Burns, Cross Country
Nina Camaioni, Volleyball
Lina Staropoli, Women's Soccer
Lauren Chiaravalloti, Track & Field
Christopher Golon, Crew
Alyssa Sutherland, Women's Basketball

Green & Grey Society - The following are seniors chosen by their peers and the Loyola University administration for their contributions to the University and their leadership abilities. The Society acts as a liaison between the President and the student body.

Tim Burns, Cross Country
Courtney Marro, Track & Field