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By ErinNicole Conti '18 MONDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2017 - 10:13 AM Alumni

2017 Skookum Awards Honor the Best and Brightest of the Senior Class

  • (L-R) Bottom row: Nilsa Salas (Forensic Chemistry), Kristina Altomonte (Health Services), Chas Figueroa (Sociology), Kathryn Jordan (Biomedical Engineering), Lexi-Amber Hassell (Neuroscience), and Gina Lanzano (Creative Writing). Middle row: Rachel Bolduc (Criminal Justice), Michael Spagnolo (Accounting and Finance), Tiffany-Rae Robinson (Biomedical Engineering), Iman Shehemi (Accounting and Finance), Ryan Brault (Business Analytics and Information Management and Finance), Hayley Johnson (Psychology), and Alexis McCrae (Criminal Justice). Top row: Michael Veronesi (Biomedical Engineering), President Anthony S. Caprio, and Tucker France IV (Accounting and Finance).

The word “Skookum” in the Chinook language means “excellence,” and on October 15, Alumni Association Skookum Awards were presented to 15 students who have demonstrated this quality in academics, co-curricular activities, athletics, volunteer work, and community service.

Tiffany-Rae Robinson, a Biomedical Engineering major, was presented with this year’s Grand Skookum Award.

Tucker France IV, an Accounting and Finance dual major,and Ryan Brault, a Business Analytics and Information Management and Finance dual major, received Royal Skookum Awards, the second-highest accolade.