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Ahmed

Karim Ahmed
Class of 2019
Major: Engineering and Management
Extra-Curricular: President of Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers, President of Pool and Billiards Club, Vice President of Model United Nations, Secretary for Foodies, Programming Chair of Residence Hall Association, Resident Advisor in Moore House, Alpha Phi Omega, Alpha Kappa Psi
Why I Love Honors: I really like the community of people, everyone is really easy to talk to about both school and extra-curriculars.  

Arguien

Meagan Arguien
Class of 2020

Major: Chemical Engineering
Extra-Curricular: Varsity Cross-Country Team, SWE (Society of Women Engineers), Orchestra, AIChE, ChemE Car Speed Team, SPW (Society of Professional Women), Colleges Against Cancer, Clarkson Union Board
Why I Love Honors: The Honors Program here at Clarkson provides me with an opportunity to connect with a group of amazing individuals that all truly want to make college an experience to remember. Everyone in the Honors Program strives to do their best, pushing me and everyone else to do the same.

 
Baker

Jacob Baker
Class of 2020

Major: 
Electrical Engineering
Extra-Curricular: Varsity Swimming, Sustainability Club, Robotics Club, Lifeguard
Why I Love Honors: The Honors Program is a great community full of people from different majors but with a similar personal drive. It also offers plenty of opportunities to enhance professional development, such as team project oriented classes and the ability to participate in summer research.

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Rebecca Baumel
Class of 2018

Major: 
Political Science/Environmental Engineering
Extra-Curricular:

Why I Love Honors: 

Sara Bingham

Sara Bingham
Class of 2018
Major:  Chemical Engineering
Extra-Curricular: Club Volleyball, Chem-E-Car, AIChE, Knitting Club
Why I love Honors: The people are awesome.

Chircoine

Noah Chicoine
Class of 2020

Major: 
Chemical Engineering
Extra-Curricular: 
American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Intramural Soccer Captain, Dance Ensemble
Why I Love Honors:
 Having the opportunity to live with brilliant and intriguing people in a close-knit community is truly rewarding. I love being able to conduct research over the summer under graduate level professors and I am looking forward to completing my own Honors thesis senior year!

Chirgwin

Michael Chirgwin
Class of 2020

Major: 
Chemical Engineering
Extra-Curricular:
 ChemE Car, Circle K, RHA, Badminton Club, AIChE 
Why I Love Honors: 
The Honors Program creates an academically passionate community. It also opens up many unique opportunities to do research and to network with upperclassmen and alumni.

Davis

Alison Davis
Class of 2019
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Extra-Curriculars: Engineers without Borders, Varsity Cross Country and Nordic Skiing, Juggling Club, Potsdam Community Band
Why I Love Honors: I love honors because it has given me the chance to be a part of a community of wonderful, driven people and intoduced me to new opportunities such as summer research.

Dedloff

Margaret Dedloff
Class of 2020

Major: Biology
Extra-Curricular:
 Colleges Against Cancer, Society of Professional Women, Circle K, Clarkson Outing Club
Why I Love Honors: I love the Honors Program because I love the community of intelligent and determined people that it creates. I really enjoy being surrounded by people with similar drive and ambition to my own. It really creates an incredibly supportive environment. 

Douglas

Zach Douglas
Class of 2020
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Extra-Curricular: Club Football Team, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and a member of College Republicans
Why I Love Honors:
 I love Honors because it is a closely-knit community in which I know everyone on a first name basis. Everyone is friendly to each other and living in the honors dorms is a lot of fun as well as an effective way to study.

Sarah Duclos
Class of 2019
Major:  Mechanical Engineering
Extra-Curriculars:  Cross country, Nordic Ski team, member of the Clarkson orchestra, Engineers Without Borders, Clarkson Outing Club
Why I love Honors:  The Honors Program offers great opportunities outside of the classroom, and it is a close community made up of people who like to challenge themselves.

Kaitlin Dunn

Kaitlin Dunn
Class of 2017
Major: 
Engineering Studies
Extra-Curriculars: Crew Team, Nordic Ski Team, Orchestra Cello Player, Outing Club
Why I love Honors:  I like Honors because it is challenging and gives me a chance to work and live with other highly motivated students. I also like the research opportunities and extra advising that come with being part of the program.

Furcick

John Furcick
Class of 2020
Major: 
Engineering Studies
Extra-Curriculars: 
Extracurricular Activities, Varsity Soccer, CUOC Member, Steering Committee Representative, Research
Why I love Honors:
  I love honors because of the passion everyone has for academics in the program. I also enjoy the network of people you have access too, as well as the opportunities given to participate in research.

Joshua Geary

Joshua Geary
Class of 2019
Major: 
Software Engineering 
Extra-Curriculars:
  Swing Dancing, Club Tennis
Why I love Honors:
  More variety of classes, deeper learning, better housing.

Teagan

Teagan Grisi
Class of 2020
Major: Aeronautical Engineering
Extra-Curriculars: Design Build Fly Speed Team, Outing Club, Intramural Soccer, Society of Mechanical Engineers, and Wind Turbine Research
Why I love Honors:  The honors program has been a great experience for me, it gave me the opportunity to do summer research on a virtual reality rollercoaster here at Clarkson, provided access to more interesting classes and made me a part of a friendly and inviting community.

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Spencer Griswold
Class of 

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Hawthorne

Matt Hawthorne
Class of 2020

Major:
 Engineering and Management
Extra-Curriculars:  Pep Band, RHA (Resident House Association), The Outing Club, The Ski Club, E&M Society, APICS (Association for Operations Management), tour guide and admissions office worker 
Why I love Honors:
 
I am in love with honors because of its tight-knit, community atmosphere, and the honors housing which allows for collaboration inside and outside of the classroom. Everyone is very supportive of one another and willing to help one another in any way. 

Knapp

Alexander Knapp
Class of 2020

Major:
 Engineering and Management
Extra-Curriculars:  Outing Club, Honors Program Steering Committee, intramural soccer
Why I love Honors:
 I love the Honors Program because there is a sense of family between all the members.  I have only known the other members for a few weeks, but they already seem like very close friends of mine.  The people in the Honors Program make it so welcoming for incoming students. 

Larson

Clayton Larson
Class of 2020
Major:
Physics
Extra-Curriculars: YGT club, intramural soccer and hockey, and CUB
Why I love Honors: Well, I have a nice room, an awesome floor (Ormbsy 1), great other honors freshman as well as upperclassman, a fantastic honors staff, and an overall community that is more fun and closer than I could have ever imagined.

Le

Jonathan Le
Class of 2020

Major: Mathematics 
Extra-Curriculars: Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers, Engineers Without Borders, Pep Band 
Why I love Honors: The amazingly supportive community, suite-style housing, research opportunities, and Newell Foosball League! 

Sara Lilholt
Class of 2019
Major: Chemical Engineering
Extra-Curriculars: Circle K, Intervarsity Christians, AIChe, ChemE car, Club Tennis
Why I love Honors: The Honors Program also creates a great social atmosphere. Living with other hard-working students has motivated me to do my best inside and outside the classroom and has helped me to network with upperclassmen

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Nicholas Liotta
Class of 2018
Major:
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Maguire

Maura Maguire
Class of 2020
Major: Business-Supply Chain
Extra-Curriculars: Yogatta-do-this-Club, the Society of Professional Women, Silver Wings, Ski Club, Ballroom Dancing, and Orchestra  
Why I love Honors:  I love the Honors Program because it cultivates a tight knit community of academically minded and supportive peers. The Honors community also provides a challenging environment to grow and achieve your goals. I feel that through this program I can reach my full potential and help others reach their potential. 

Matthey McGuffey
Class of 2018
Major:  Engineering & Management, Chemical Engineering
Extra-Curriculars:  Honors Steering Board, Laser Tag, Tutoring
Why I love Honors: The great community and the unique opportunities realized through the program.

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Austin Milone
Class of 
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Ober

Seamus Ober
Class of 2020
Major: Electrical Engineering
Extra-Curriculars: intramural soccer, the ChemE Car SPEED Team, Autonomous Robotics Club, Juggling Club, and Flying Club
Why I love Honors: I love the Honors Program because I feel that it provides me with an opportunity to make the most of myself. Because of the Honors Program, I am able to cultivate qualities like teamwork, communication, and ambition, and challenge myself to become an intellectually stronger person.

Hannah Phillips
Class of 2019
Major: Engineering and Management 
Extra-Curricular: Engineers Without Borders, Outing Club, K Club, Swing Dance Club, and Cross-Country
 

Danielle Piontkowski
Class of 2019
Major: Environmental Engineering
Extra-Curricular: American Society of General Contractors, American Society of Civil Engineers, Golden Knotes, Silver Wings
Why I love Honors: I love Honors because of all the great people I’ve been able to meet. The program is its own tight knit community, and I feel right at home when I’m with everyone.  
 

Purdy

Allison Purdy
Class of 2020
Major: Chemical Engineering
Extra-Curriculars: Society of Women Engineers, AICHE, Engineers without Borders, Outing Club, Ski Club
Why I love Honors: I love Honors because of the inspiring community and great opportunities!

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Cody Raboin
Class of 2020
Major: Chemical Engineering
Extra-Curriculars: 
Why I love Honors:

Madison Ranslow

Madison Ranslow
Class of 2019
Major:  Biomolecular Science
Extra-Curricular: Circle K, TriBeta Biological Honor Society, Silver Wings
Why I love Honors: I love the community feel of Honors.  Most of my friends are from Honors and we are together alot whether it be doing homework, getting something to eat, or just hanging out.  The people are great.  I also like how Honors really prepares students for life after graduation and makes members great candidates for jobs.

Russell

David Russell
Class of 2020
Major: Electrical Engineering
Extra-Curriculars:  High Dive Ultimate frisbee, Intramural soccer, and research
Why I love Honors: The Honors program is filled with people I identify with: people who are intelligent, multi-talented and quirky in a good way.  Even though it is a bit cliche, I truly love the the sense of community that taking classes and living with a small group creates.  

Sanborn

Michael Sanborn
Class of 2020
Major: Chemical Engineering
Extra-Curriculars: Colleges Against Cancer, Sustainable Synergy, CUGI, Golden Knotes, Juggling Club, Clarkson University Theatre
Why I love Honors: I appreciate the honors program because of what it does for students. Not only does it harbor/propagate a welcoming and challenging academic environment, but it also creates the ability to interact more with faculty and research opportunities. 

Robert Schmitz

Robert Schmitz
Class of 2019
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Extra-Curriculars:  American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Club Baseball
Why I love Honors:  Honors is a close knit of like-minded people who are always there to support one another.

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Shawn Schneider
Class of 
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Extra-Curriculars:  
Why I love Honors: 

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Tara Seigle
Class of 2018
Major: Chemical Engineering
Extra-Curriculars: Cross Country, Alpine Skiing, Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, AIChE, Engineers Without Borders, Society of Women Engineers
Why I love Honors: I love Honors because it provides a sense of community that can't usually be found on college campuses. Living and learning in an environment with like minded people creates connections that I feel will last a lifetime.

Katie Slocum

Katie Slocum
Class of 2019
Major:  Engineering & Management
Extra-Curriculars: Outing Club, Knitting for the Needy, ChemE Car
Why I love Honors:  The people and the community.

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Lexington Stoyell
Class of 2020
Major: Electrical Engineering
Extra-Curriculars:  Society of Women Engineers, Club Soccer, Ski Club, Boxing Club, Residence Hall Association 
Why I love Honors: I love Honors because it gives you a sense of community and belonging. Within the Honors Program you create close relationships with the other students in the program along with the faculty. Being an Honors student  you are also treated as a big fish in the little pond of Clarkson.

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Bonnie Sutherland
Class of 2020
Major: Environmental Engineering
Extra-Curriculars:  
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Witkowski

Ana Witkowski
Class of 2019
Major: Biology
Extra-Curriculars:  Cross Country Running, Nordic Skiing, Society of Professional Women, Tri-beta Biological Honor Society, Student Athlete Advisory Committee
Why I love Honors: Why I love Honors: Through Honors, I have met my best friends, been exposed to opportunities specific to honors classes, and gotten the chance to be a part of a driven community of awesome people!

Yerden

Rachel Yerden
Class of 2019
Major: Biology/Chemical Engineering
Extra-Curriculars:  President of snowshoe racing team, TriBeta Bio Honors Society, Womens Rugby Team, Doctors without Borders, Research Assistant/ Teaching Assistant
Why I love Honors: Honors Program is a community of highly motivated students who drive each other to maximize their academic and extracurricular performance through both support and competition. 

Zamorski

Jillian Zamorski
Class of 2020
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Extra-Curriculars:  CUSA Freshman Senator, Society of Women Engineers, Engineers for International Sustainability, FIRST FRC Mentor, Intramural Soccer
Why I love Honors: I love honors because I get the opportunity to enrich my education with classes that give me thesoft skills I need to succeed in the workplace, I get the funding to research and explore the thingsthat I love, and I am surrounded by peers that love to learn as much as I do.