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Golden Knight

Aady Balasubramanian
Class of 2018
Major: 
Business Studies
Extra-Curricular:
SASE, Racquetball Club, Bridges of Prosperity, REH Entrepreneurship
Why I love Honors:  
I love Honors because of the Honors housing, extra scholarshipm and the extra classes. Honors housing really helps bring us closer and make us a tight knit communty, The classes are really thought-provoking and have helped improve my writing and critical thinking skills in a short amount of time.

Aiden Coutin

Aiden Coutin
Class of 2017
Major: 
Aeronautical Engineering
Extra-Curricular: 
Ultimate Frisbee, Ski Club
Why I love Honors:  
It's great to meet so many people who are all friendly and have similar interests.

Golden Knight

Alison Stuart
Class of 2018
Major: 
Electrical Engineering
Extra-Curricular:
 Society of Women Engineers, Outing Club, Math Club
Why I love Honors:  
I love Honors because of the tight-knit community of highly motivated students that it creates. The Honors Program also provides extra advising to help with the transition to college and opportunities to get more out of your college experience.

Andrew Akiki

Andrew Akiki
Class of 2017
Major: 
Chemical Engineering
Extra-Curricular: 
Chess, Piano, Clarkson Varsity Soccer, Hockey
Why I love Honors:  
As Lara Turner said, "I've always loved a challenge."

Golden Knight

Andrew Parkes
Class of 2018

Golden Knight

Bridgette Bousquet
Class of 2018

Golden Knight

Elizabeth Miele
Class of 2018
Major: 
 
Mechanical Engineering
Extra-Curricular: 
 
Golden Knotes, Ultra Violet Tones, Swing Dance, Bridges to Prosperity
Why I love Honors: 
 I love Honors because of the atmosphere created by its members. We are constantly challenging each other to do better, and helping each other whenever we can. We are conquering college together, creating lasting friendships and amazing memories along the way.

Golden Knight

Emily Braunius
Class of 2018

Golden Knight

Emily Campbell
Class of 2018

Emily Canaski

Emily Canaski
Class of 2016
Major: 
Aeronautical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering; Engineering and Management
Extra-Curricular: 
 E&M Society, Engineerings without Borders, Women's Rugby Club, Knitting for the Needy, Ski Club
Why I love Honors: 
I love being a part of the Clarkson Honors Program because it's a supportive community of hard-working, diverse students.  In addition, it provides opportunities for success and challenges me to become a better student.

Grace Usher

Grace Usher
Class of 2017
Major:
 Chemical Engineering with Biomolecular Science Concentration
Extra-Curricular: 
Golden Knotes, American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Why I love Honors:  
I love honors because it's great to be a part of a group that is so focused on academics. Plus you have a built in group of people for homework help that are right nearby in the residence halls.

Haley Grassi

Haley Grassi
Class of 2016
Major: 
Environmental Engineering
Extra-Curricular: 
Dance Ensemble, Sustainable Synergy, Engineers without Borders, Outing Club
Why I love Honors: 
I love the Honors Program because it helps motivated students to make the most out of our experience at Clarkson through research, service and leadership opportunities. 

Holly Bronson

Holly Bronson
Class of 2017
Major: 
Psychology and Pre-Physical Therapy
Extra-Curricular: 
Knitting for the Needy, Outing Club, Physical Therapy Club
Why I love Honors: 
I love honors because it is a great community of individuals that support each other and work together.

Jacob Misch

Jacob Misch
Class of 2016
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Extra-Curricular: Jazz Band, Golden Knotes, 91.1 WTSC, Autonomous Robotics, Orchestra, Ballroom Dancing

Joseph Quinzi

Joseph Quinzi
Class of 2015
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Extra-Curricular: Ultimate Frisbee Club (High Dive), Student Ambassador Committee, Matlab TA, Human Powered Vehicle
Why I Love Honors:  The Honors Program offers the opportunity to get more out of the college experience through class work, research and friendships.

Julianna Makarsky

Julianna Makarsky
Class of 2016
Major: Civil Engineering with Architectural Engineering Concentration
Extra-Curricular: Society of Women in Engineering, Engineers without Borders, American Society of General Contractors, American Society of Civil Engineers
Why I love Honors: My favorite part about the Honors Program at Clarkson is the small class size. This allows students to learn and work together in a much more intimate learning atmosphere, where they can build lasting relationships not only with each other but with the Honors Program faculty and staff as well. Also, you can't beat free cookies!

Kaitlin Dunn Kaitlin Dunn
Class of 2017
Major: Engineering Studies
Extra-Curricular: 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.
Smales, Lauren

Lauren Smales
Class of 2017
Major: Chemical Engineering
Extra-Curricular: Engineers Without Borders, Honros Service Committee, Bridges to Prosperity, Knitting for the Needy, and Plasma Research with Selma Mededovic Thagard.
Why I love Honors:  I love Honors because it is a small community that has become like a family to me. Also, there are always free cookies in the office, which is awesome!

Golden Knight

Lauren McKeen
Class of 2018

Major: 
Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Extra-Curricular:
 
Pep band, Math Club, Outing Club
Why I love Honors:
 
I love Honors because of the close-knit community that supports and encourages learning.

Michael Lee

Michael Lee
Class of 2016
Major:  Aeronautical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
Extra-Curricular:  Golden Knotes, Dance Ensemble, Ballroom Dancing Club, Design, Build and Fly Club
Why I love Honors:  The community is supportive, the curriculum is interesting and challenging, and the research opportunities are really great.  I believe that I will feel well-prepared to tackle the corporate world in a few years. 

Golden Knight

Neale Van Stralen
Class of 2018

Golden Knight

Patrick Perry
Class of 2018

Baumel, Rebecca

Rebecca Baumel
Class of 2018

Samer Akiki

Samer Akiki
Class of 2017
Major: Engineering Studies
Extra-Curricular: Ultimate Frisbee, Honors Steering Board Representative
Why I love Honors: Honors is great because you get advisors who help you navigate your scheduling and you can much more easily pursue research opportunities on campus.

Golden Knight

Sara Bingham
Class of 2018

Sarah Miele

Sarah Miele
Class of 2016
Major: Civil Engineering
Extra-Curricular: Golden Knotes A Cappella, Honors Service Committee, Society for Women Engineers
Why I love Honors:  I love Honors because it is a tight knit group of people I get along with very well. Everyone is friendly and willing to help you with anything you need. Everyone in Honors also loves facing challenges, and it's great to be able to solve problems together.

Sergio Gallucci

Sergio Gallucci
Class of 2016
Major:  Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering
Extra-Curricular:  Tennis Club, Engineers without  Borders, AIAA
Why I love Honors:  The opportunities available to Honors Students and our tightly-knit community.

Shelby Julia

Shelby Julia
Class of 2016
Major: Biology with Environmental Science Minor
Extra-Curricular: Gay Straight Alliance, Ballroom Dance, Honors Steering Committee, Ultimate Frisbee, Anime Club
WhyI love Honors: Honors is a small, close-knit commitee.

Skyler Canute

Skyler Canute
Class of 2016
Major: Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering
Extra-Curricular: Starting a club with the Office of Accommodative Services
Why I love Honors: I love the honors program because of the community and opportunities that it provides to the students.

Seigle, Tara

Tara Seigle
Class of 2018
Major: Chemical Engineering
Extra-Curricular: Cross Country, Alpine Skiing, Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Outing Club, AIChE, Photo Club
Why I love Honors: I love the 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 mindeed people creates connections that I feel will last a lifetime.

Golden Knight

Timothy Martin
Class of 2018
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Extra-Curricular: Clean Snowmobile, Outing Club, Broomball Club, Steel Bridge
Why I love Honors: I love the Honors because in it I'm surrounded by driven, passionate, caring, interesting, and altogether awesome people.