leadership awards were given out in a special ceremony in Whitley
Auditorium April 29. The event was hosted by members of Elon University's
leadership honor society, ODK. Among the 11 students honored at
the event for their leadership of a student body of approximately
4,500 students were three School of Communications students.
major Cara Catalfumo received the Ella Brunk Smith Award, given
in honor of the wife of Elon's fifth president, Dr. L.E. Smith.
It is presented to a woman in the graduating class who has made
the greatest contribution to religious and moral life on campus.
Gus Kroustalis received the W.L. Monroe Christian Education &
Personality Award. The award is presented to a man in the graduating
class who has gone out of his way to perform random acts of kindness
and lift the spirits of others.
major Colin Donohue received the Media Award, given to the one Elon
student who exemplifies the finest leadership qualities in work
with student organizations devoted to informing the Elon community.
Each Elon media organization - Colonnades, Phi Psi Cli, WSOE-Radio,
ESTV and The Pendulum - is asked to nominate one student leader
for the honor. Donohue, a junior, has worked as editor, managing
editor and sports editor of The Pendulum.