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Josh Bunce

Joshua Bunce
Class of 2015
Major:  Civil Engineering Minors: Mathematics, Project Management
Extra-Curricular: Steel Bridge SPEED Team, intramural and club soccer
Why I love Honors:  I love Honors because it has given me a group of close friends and people who can support me when I need it.

Emily Canaski

Emily Canaski
Class of 2016
Major: 
Aeronautical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
Extra-Curricular: 
Design, Build, Fly SPEED Team, 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.

Thalia Frasco

Thalia Frasco
Class of 2015
Major: 
Chemical Engineering
Extra-Curricular: 
Philosophy Club, Intramural Volleyball, Club Rugby
Why I love Honors: 
Honors has a sense of community that allows students to easily connect with their fellow students.  I have also benefited from the summer research opportunity through the program. 

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.


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. 

Ameerah Jabr-Hamdan

Ameerah Jabr-Hamdan
Class of 2014
Major:  Physics, Computer Science and Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Extra-Curricular:  Women's Rugby Club, D'Amuge Fund, Leadership Corp, CSTEP, ASPIRE
Why I love Honors: The Honor's Program helps you reach your full potential, allows you to take more than 19 credits, without charge, and has summer research opportunities.

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. 

Charles McGuffey Charles McGuffey
Class of 2015
Major:  Computer Engineering and Computer Science
Extra-Curricular:  Vice President of Clarkson Gaming Society; High Dive Ultimate Frisbee Club; Math Club
Why I love Honors:  I love Honors because it allows me to be a person instead of a number, both on campus and with employers.
Sarah Miele

Sarah Miele
Class of 2016
Major: 
Civil Engineering
Extra-Curricular:  Golden Knotes A Cappella, Honors Service Council, Society for Women of 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.

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
WhyI Love Honors:  The Honors Program offers the opportunity to get more out of the college experience through class work, research and friendships.

Eric Slaugh Eric Slaugh
Class of 2015
Major: Civil and Environmental Engineering
Extra-Curricular: Ultimate Frisbee, tour guide, lab assistant, Pep Band, Engineers without Borders, Volleyball Club
Why I love Honors:  I love the Honors Program because of the opportunities that are available to Honors students, such as summer research.
Alexandria Hackford Alexandria Hackford
Class of 2017
Major: Engineering Studies
Extra-Curricular: Ultimate Frisbee, Broomball Club, Knitting for the Needy
Why I love Honors:  I love the honors program because of the special attention you're given. Everyone in the honors program genuinely cares about you and wants you to succeed. Being a member makes the transition into college a lot easier because you have a strong support system among the faculty members and other students.
Alexander Wang Alex Wang
Class of 2014
Major: Physics and Electrical Engineering
Extra-Curricular: Engineers without Borders, Math Club, Tennis Club
Why I love Honors:  I love Honors for its tightly-knit community of students that are as academically motivated as I am.
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.
Richard Plesh Richard Plesh
Class of 2017
Major: Electrical Engineering
Extra-Curricular: Crew Team, Clean Snowmobile, Outing Club, Frisbee Team, Ski Club
Why I love Honors:  I love honors because there is a good range of talents between all the honors students, and we help each other develop our respective weak points. Tehre is always someone that is willing to help me with a difficult homework problem in Calculus II and another person that can give me pointers to improve my rowing in crew, for example.
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.
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."
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.
Kyle Kuebler Kyle Kuebler
Class of 2017
Major:
 Civil Engineering with Business Minor
Extra-Curricular: Club Lacrosse, Club Broomball, Ultimate Frisbee, Hockey
Why I love Honors: 
Honors students and staff go above and beyond to provide unmatched opportunity for success on top of making college fun, inspirational and exceptional. We really are a family, all striving to be our best in everything we do.
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.
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.
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!

Samer Akiki

Samer Akiki
Class of 2017
Major:
 
Engineering Studies
Extra-Curricular:
 Ultimate Frisbee, Honors Steering Board Representative
WhyI 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.

Jacob Misch

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

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
Why
I love Honors:
 Honors is a small, close-knit commitee.

Jessica Marron

Jessica Marron
Class of 2016
Major:
 
Engineering and Management
Extra-Curricular:
 
Reach Out Volunteer, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball
Why
I love Honors:
 
I love honors because it opens up new opportunities and challenges me to try new things.