CRANFORD, NJ - Lafayette College honors students for academic excellence at the annual All-College Honors Convocation. Awards and prizes are presented to outstanding students in all four of Lafayette's academic divisions -- engineering, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. Read more about the students, awards and program presented Sunday, May 3 at Lafayette's All-College Honors Convocation.

Ryan Monahan, Class of 2015 Excel Scholar, a graduate of Cranford High-School, received the following:

  • Benjamin F. Barge Oratorical Prize, awarded annually to rising senior or senior students who display competitive oratorical excellence while competing for the Lafayette College Forensics and/or Mock Trial teams.

Christine Shanahan, Class of 2015 Excel Scholar, a graduate of Mount St. Mary Academy, received the following:

  • Class of 1910 Prize, awarded annually by the Department of History to the senior students who have excelled in the study of history or in an allied field of humanities and who, in the determination of the department, manifests the greatest promise for responsible civic leadership and public service.; and Colonel Wilson B. Powell '32 Award, awarded annually to the student or students who authored the best paper in an advanced history seminar in the previous calendar year by the Department of History.