Summary: Princeton - Weekly Bulletin 03/01/04 - Princeton gives highest awards to top students
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Princeton gives highest awards to top students
Princeton NJ -- The University recognized the winners of the highest honors it awards to
students at Alumni Day ceremonies Saturday, Feb. 21.
Seniors Katherine Linder and Steven Porter received the Moses Taylor Pyne Honor
Prize, and graduate students Eric Brown, Min Hu, William Ristenpart and Jennifer
Waldron were honored as co-winners of the Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship.
The Pyne Honor Prize, the highest general distinction conferred on an undergraduate, is
awarded to the senior who has most clearly manifested excellent scholarship, strength of
character and effective leadership. The Jacobus Fellowship, which supports the final year of
graduate study, is awarded to students whose work has displayed the highest scholarly
Pyne Honor Prizes
Linder is concentrating in the history department and will earn a certificate in
contemporary European politics and society. In the fall, she will study modern European
history at Cambridge University. Eventually, she hopes to earn a Ph.D. and to pursue a
career in teaching, diplomatic service or university administration.
President Tilghman (from left) presented the Pyne
Honor Prize to seniors Steven Porter and Katherine