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Presidential Leadership Award for Outstanding Seniors

This award recognizes seniors for their scholarship and outstanding contributions to the Macalester community throughout their college careers.  To be considered for this award, a student must:

  • Have a history of significant contributions in a variety of areas of campus life throughout their career at Macalester College;
  • Be a member of the senior class in good academic standing (GPA of 3.3 is required);
  • Have been a positive role model at Macalester College;
  • Have worked to promote one or more of the core values of the college (i.e. academic excellence, internationalism, multiculturalism, or service);
  • Be in good standing with the Title IX and Nondiscrimination office, as well as the Office of Student Affairs.

2022-2023 Award Recipients

  • Ahmed Aldirderi Abdalla Ahmed ’23
    Nominated by Christie Manning, Environmental Studies
  • Julian Applebaum ’23
    Nominated by Patrick Schmidt, Political Science
  • Malia Borg ’23
    Nominated by Devyn Smith and Kyllian Griffin, Athletics
  • Lola Brown ’23
    Nominated by Lesley Lavery, Political Science and Derek Johnson, Community Engagement Center
    • Ben Levy ’23
      Nominated by Andrew Lee ’23
    • Lia Pak ’23
      Nominated by Paul Dosh, Political Science
    • Natalie Parsons ’23
      Nominated by Sam Wegner, Community Engagement Center and Jenna Rice Rahaim, Anthropology
    • Brennan Pascal Persenaire Hogeterp ’23
      Nominated by William Moseley, Geography
    • Tala Tabishat ’23
      Nominated by Christie Manning, Environmental Studies
    • Tema Zulu ’23
      Nominated by Paul Dosh, Political Science
    • Victor Wright ’23
      Nominated by Phil Nicolaides and Devyn Smith, Athletics
    • Austin Wu ’23
      Nominated by Julian Applebaum ’23
    2022 Presidential Leadership Award recipients at reception celebration with President Rivera, enjoying some much needed down time!