Silver Lake College awarded scholarships to incoming students and honored current students, faculty, alumni and parents during its Awards Ceremony on April 26.
Athletic awards recognized the accomplishments of student-athletes on and off the field. Danelle Buck was named to the United States Collegiate Athletic Association All-American First Team and Amanda Kudick was named to the USCAA All-American Second Team.
Named to the USCAA Academic All-American team were: Jordan Barbeau, Abby Gerhard, Amanda Kudick, Danielle Byrum, Luka Jovicic, Mateja Masic, Courtney Clavers, Hailee Kotche, Ashley Rumlow and Michelle Engelbrecht.
Named Most Improved Player were: Wisner Fleurjean, Corey Lloyd, Tasha Rabe, Abby Gerhard, Carla Martinez and Wadeline SaintJuste.
Students named Most Valuable Player included: Danelle Buck, Freddy Cook, Jeremy Landers, Courtney Clavers, Matalie Koss and Cesar Pineda.
The following student-athletes received a Coaches Award: Tommy Bentley, Abby Gerhard, Hailee Kotche, Michelle Engelbrecht and Luka Jovicic.
Academic honors scholarships were awarded to some of the top students of the incoming class. Meg Lehman of Kaukauna was awarded the Mother Generose Cahill Honors Scholarship. Kylie Robley of Manitowoc was awarded the Sister Orestes Kohlbeck Honors Scholarship. Angela Luevano of Milwaukee and Rebecca Curtis of Endicott, New York, were awarded the Founder’s Honors Scholarship. Mitchel Larsen of Sheboygan, Beatriz Reyes of Milwaukee and Elyse Schimelpfenig of Waterloo were awarded the Trustee Honors Scholarship.
Current students received graduation honors. Alumni and parents also were recognized. The Distinguished Alumni Award was given to Jilleen J. Bodwin ’02, Master of Arts ’04. The Alumni Award for Excellence in Servant Leadership was given to Joseph V. Collins, Master of Science ’16. The Distinguished Parents Award was given to Randall M. ’75 and Cynthia M. Sohn ’81.
Three individuals were honored with the Freddy Award, which recognizes junior or senior students, and faculty, staff or administrators for fostering the Franciscan spirit of community within and beyond the college campus. Recipients of the Freddy Award were Dr. Chris E. Domes, president of Silver Lake College; Steve Kuehl, chair of the mathematics department; and student Anna Hall.