There is lots to be proud of for the CDE family right now! The great class of 2020 has officially graduated and they accumulated many awards as they did so.
SPIRIT OF PRINCETON AWARD
Jackson Artis was one of ten students to receive the Spirit of Princeton Award. The award recognizes those who have demonstrated a strong commitment to the undergraduate experience through dedicated efforts in student organizations, athletics, community service, religious life, residential life and the arts. Here is what was said about our very own member, Jackson Artis.
“Jackson Artis is a senior from Plainfield, New Jersey, majoring in mechanical and aerospace engineering with certificates in Chinese language and robotics and intelligent systems. During his time at Princeton, Jackson was a member of Fuzzy Dice Improv comedy and will serve as the Fuzzy Dice Alumni Board Director upon graduation. He spent his senior year as the Co-Host of All-Nighter, Princeton’s first late night comedy talk show and was a member of a number of Theatre department thesis productions. He was a member of Princeton Christian Fellowship and the Cannon Dial Elm Club. Jackson was an active member of the Princeton Powerlifting team, competing four times and qualifying for Collegiate nationals three times. Jackson began his independent music career his sophomore year at Princeton, releasing 3 albums and 2 EPs and becoming one of the original members of the Meal Plan Collective. Jackson worked as a studio manager for the Ultraviolet Studio on campus. Jackson spent his last two years as a residential college adviser (RCA) in Rockefeller College, of which he is now a member.”
Congratulations, Jackson, there is no one more deserving of this award! We will miss your positivity and sense of humor around the club.
PVC ATHLETIC AWARDS
Cannon Dial Elm Club had a winner in every major award given out at the end of year Princeton Varsity Club Banquet. Furthermore, Cannon had 14 out of the total 27 nominations!!! Below are the list of all the nominees in Cannon are bolded, all of the winners have a star next to their name.
C. OTTO VON KIENBUSCH AWARD (top female athlete)
*Bella Alarie, Basketball*
Carly Bullock, Ice Hockey
Megan Donahey, Softball
Tess D’Orsi, Lacrosse
Hadley Irwin, Open Rowing
Maggie O’Connell, Volleyball
Claire Thompson, Ice Hockey
Maya Walton, Golf
ART LANE AWARD (selfless contributor to sport & society)
*Grace Baylis, Field Hockey*
*Chris Davis, Baseball*
Georgia Hellard Timm, Lightweight Rowing
Ryan Hutzley, Heavyweight Rowing
Katie Reilly, Lacrosse
Ellen Scott-Young, Track & Field
Emerson Solms, Openweight Rowing
Morgan Steelman, Squash
WM. WINSTON ROPER TROPHY (best male Athlete)
Richmond Aririguzoh, Basketball
Joey Daniels, Track & Field
George Huhmann, Volleyball
*Matthew Kolodzik, Wrestling *
Conor Lundy, Cross Country, T&F
*Michael Sowers, Lacrosse *
1916 CUP (Student-athlete with highest academic standing)
*Hadley Wilhoite, Track & Field*
Alison Chang, Golf
Emma Hopkins, Lightweight Rowing
Adam Teece, Lightweight Rowing
Maggie O’Connell, Volleyball
Elijah Barnes ’21 of the basketball team has been a vocal leader in the recent George Floyd protests and a wonderful article was written about his leadership! You can check out the article here.
Also, some Princeton Alumni from the Class of 2019 have started a BLM Solidarity Fund, this fund uses donation matching companies to effectively double the impact of each donation. You can check out the GoFundMe here.
Last but not least, as a club we want to thank everyone who donated to the GoFundMe for our staff. We raised $9,695 for our wonderful staff, thank you all for being so generous!