Two Computer Science Majors will be be inducted into Alpha Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, (ODK) the national leadership honor society, at Washington and Lee University’s annual Founders Day/ODK Convocation. The ceremony will be held on Jan. 18, 2018 at 5 p.m. in Lee Chapel. Below are brief descriptions of these students and their many accomplishments. Congratulations, Truth and Alicia!
Truth Iyiewuare (Houston, Texas) is a computer science major. He has been a leader in the Student Association for Black Unity, as vice president and now as president. He has also displayed leadership in his major, having worked as a lab assistant for students in the introductory computer science class, and as a peer tutor for other students in need of any computer science help. Truth is also a member of Kathekon, which serves alumni visiting campus and increases student-alumni relations. Lastly, he is a student representative of the Diversity and First-Gen Working Group at W&L, an administrative committee that strives to create a better experience for diverse groups on campus.
Alicia Martinez (Seaford, Delaware) is majoring in computer science. As the head community assistant and the president of the Campus Unity Initiative, she strives to create a fun and inclusive atmosphere on campus. Martinez is an active peer tutor, has served as president of the German Club, and was selected to attend the 2018 Women’s Leadership Summit. She is a recipient of the QuestBridge Match Scholarship as well as several departmental awards, including the Jim Stump Prize in German and the John Preston Moore III Award.
Congratulations to Jordan for being named Player of the Year by The Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC). This is Krasner’s second Player of the Year award as he also received the honor during his sophomore year at W&L. Krasner is the eighth-ranked singles player in the Atlantic South Region. His singles record is 15-9 going into the NCAA Championship, which will take place May 25-27 at the Champions Tennis Club in Chattanooga, Tenn. He also ranks 11th in program history for career singles wins with a 63-33 career record.
The Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) announced its 2017 Division III Awards in Houston, Texas earlier this month. Washington and Lee junior Liza Freed (Alexandria, Va. / St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes) was among those honored. Click on the link to read more about her achievements:
During W&L’s annual Founders Day/ODK Convocation on Jan. 19th, Azmain Amin along with four honorary and 38 student initiates will be inducted into Alpha Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), the national leadership honor society. The ceremony will take place at 5pm in Lee Chapel. Congratulations Azmain!
The 2016 Athletic Department Awards, held on May 17th at Lee Chapel, paid tribute to W&L’s exceptional student-athletes. Senior tennis player, Michael Holt, was the male recipient of the William D. McHenry Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award. Click on the link to learn more about Michael’s achievements and about the other honorees…
Sophomore computer science major Azmain Amin ’17’s entrepreneurial idea for better grocery bags, called PolyGreen Bags, is featured on the W&L home page. Amin’s idea won first place in W&L’s Social Entrepreneurship Summit. You make us proud, Amin!
WACO, Texas – The American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) announced its 2013 Division III Coaches All-America team on Monday morning and Washington and Lee senior offensive lineman Connor Hollenbeck (Alpharetta, Ga./Alpharetta) was among those honored. A Computer Science major and 2014 graduate of Washington and Lee University. Read the complete story here
In addition to the first “All-American Honors” Hollenbeck adds yet another All-America Citation Read more here