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Foreign Languages & Literatures

Award for Excellence winners, left to right: Shen Huang '12, Samuel Thompson '12, William Morejón '11
Photo by Andrea Wirth

Kamena Kostova and John Reynolds together with Christoph Fay, Lufthansa AG, Germany
Photo by Kurt Fendt

Award for Excellence in Foreign Languages and Literatures—Given to undergraduates who achieve proficiency in a foreign language, cultural understanding and enthusiasm for foreign language learning

  • Award for Excellence: Shen Huang ’12, Raymond, WA
  • Distinguished Student: William Morejón ’11, Monterey Park, CA
  • Distinguished Student: Samuel Thompson ’12, Brownfield, TX

Isabelle de Courtivron Prize—For excellent student writing on topics related to immigrant, diaspora, bicultural, bilingual, and/or mixed-race experiences

  • First Prize: Muriel Lantosoa Rambeloarison ’11, Antananarivo, Madagascar
  • Second Prize: Xinzhu Wang ’12, Oak Ridge, TN

Lufthansa Prize—For excellence in German studies

  • First Prize: Kamena Kostova ’12, Shipka, Bulgaria
  • First Prize: John Reynolds ’13, Aschaffenburg, Germany
  • Second Prize: Elizabeth Qian ’14, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Second Prize: Ian Tracy ’11, Leavenworth, KS
  • Second Prize: Diana Wieser ’12, Lima, OH
  • Third Prize: Hyunjii (Justina) Cho ’13, Chicago, IL
  • Third Prize: Laura Gilson ’13, Moraga, CA
  • Third Prize: Lunet Luna ’10, Washington, DC
  • Third Prize: Nicholas Marantz G, Cambridge, MA
  • Third Prize: Eleanor Kate Phillips ’12, Fairfax, VA
  • Third Prize: Alexandra Piotrowski ’11, Helsinki, Finland
  • Third Prize: Sophie Poizeau G, Antony, France
  • Third Prize: Jessica Ruprecht ’12, McKinleyville, CA
  • Third Prize: Aldarsaikhan Tuvshinbat ’12, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
  • Third Prize: Tomas Vianna ’12, Boulder, CO
  • Third Prize: Jacob Young ’13, Redlands, CA