French and Francophone Graduation Prizes

The French & Francophone program awards three annual graduation prizes:

1) The St.Onge prize is awarded annually to the student in French & Francophone Studies who shows the most promise for graduate-level work. It was established in May 2010 to honor Professor St.Onge's forty years of dedication to the College.

This year the St. Onge prize goes to Kristin Ritchey ('16)

Previous receipients were: Preston Heinlein ('14), Kayla Grant ('13), and Bridget Carr ('12)

 2) The Pierre Oustinoff prize for excellence in research


The 2014 recipient of the Pierre Oustinoff prize is Karen Alvarez ('16)

Previous recipients of this award have been: Angela Hales ('13); Stephanie Kumah ('12); Ingrid Heiberg ('11), 


3) The Modern Languages & Literatures book award for outstanding students who have distinguished themselves in French & Francophone Studies

This year the MLL French book award goes to Alex Jimenez de Alcantara

Previous recipients were: Laura Bolger ('14), Madeleine Aggeler ('13) and Jasmin Harper ('13); Gabrielle Names ('12)

Congratulations to this year’s student elected to Phi Beta Kappa:

Kristin Ritchey


And of course congratulations to our recipients of a Teaching Assistantship in France (sponsored by the French Embassy) for 2016-2017:

Marie Policastro will be teaching English in Caen.

Lynn Nakamura will be teaching English in France.