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 David Everett Chantler Award is given to graduating members of the senior class who best exemplify qualities of courage, strength of character and high moral purpose.
Timeica Bethel
Jesse Reising

The Roosevelt L. Thompson Prize is awarded to members of the senior class for commitment to and capacity for public service.
Endre Hudy
Zhuo “Tony” Su

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
Elizabeth Reese

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 Warren Memorial High Scholarship Prize is awarded to the senior majoring in the humanities who ranks the highest in scholarship.
Jeremy A. Balkam Lent
Emily A. Waldman

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

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