Several graduating History and/or Political Science majors won end of year honors this year.
First of all, Caitlin Dalton was the University's Salutatorian.
Nick Granitz won the Howard Rowe Award for best Honors thesis for writing "Heracles and the Foundings of Sparta and Rome."
Finally, and by no means least, four students won the Ashbrook Scholar program's Parton Statesmanship Award for excellent theses:
Becky Brown for "A History of the Anglo-American Special Relationship"
Alyssa Bornhorst for "Noise Pollution: The Effects of Rock Music on a Liberal Education"
James Velasquez for "Boundless Vision: A Reading of Plato's Symposium"
Dantan Wernecke for "The Happy Empire: Aristotle, Publius, and the American Regime"
You can see these and the Parton Award winners from past years here.