February 10, 2016

Certificate student Nelson named Pyne Prize winner

Andrew Nelson, a German major pursuing a certificate in European cultural studies, along with fellow senior James Agolia have been named co-winners of the University’s 2016 Moses Taylor Pyne Honor Prize, the highest general distinction conferred on an undergraduate.

They will be recognized at a luncheon during Alumni Day on campus Saturday, Feb. 20.

The Pyne Honor Prize, established in 1921, is awarded to the senior who has most clearly manifested excellent scholarship, strength of character and effective leadership. Previous recipients include the late Princeton President Emeritus Robert F. Goheen, former U.S. Sen. Paul Sarbanes and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

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