Yale College Class Day Student Prizes 2011
The following prizes were awarded to seniors during Yale Class Day exercises on May 22. Click on the student’s name to read the citation.
The Nakanishi Prize is awarded to two graduating seniors who, while maintaining high academic achievement, have provided exemplary leadership in enhancing race and/or ethnic relations at Yale College.
Van Trinh Quoc Nguyen
The James Andrew Haas Prize is awarded annually to the member of the senior class whose “breadth of intellectual achievement, strength of character and fundamental humanity shall be adjudged by the faculty to have provided leadership for his or her fellow students, inspiring in them a love of learning and concern for others.”
Eleanor L. Hayes-Larson
The Louis Sudler Prize is awarded to graduating seniors for excellence in the performing or creative arts.
Grace F. Needlman
The Arthur Twining Hadley Prize is awarded annually to the senior in Yale College majoring in the social sciences who ranks the highest in scholarship.
Brendan E. Dill
The Russell Henry Chittenden Prize is given annually to the senior in Yale College majoring in natural sciences or mathematics who ranks the highest in scholarship.
Rebecca Y. Linfield
The Alpheus Henry Snow Prize is awarded to that senior who “through the combination of intellectual achievement, character and personality, shall be adjudged by the faculty to have done the most for Yale by inspiring in his or her classmates an admiration and love for the best traditions of high scholarship.”
Justin I. Lowenthal