On Wednesday, September 26th, senior Peacocks Alex Frakes, Ali Hassan and Jamie Lisanti were inducted into the Most Noble Order of the Peacock at the 2012 Michaelmas Convocation. The Most Noble Order of the Peacock is the oldest scholarship society of the University. Membership is limited to eleven senior students who have attained the highest scholastic average in all courses for their first three years.
A member of the men’s tennis team, Alex Frakes will graduate in May with a degree in Political Science and History. The senior currently maintains a 3.92 GPA. Frakes was also awarded the Konstantyn Sawczuk Award, given in honor of Professor Konstantyn Sawczuk. The award is presented to the history major who by the end of his/her junior year has attained the highest average in history.
A member of the men’s swimming and diving team, Ali Hassan will graduate in May with a degree in International Business. The senior currently maintains a 3.89 GPA. Hassan was also the co-recipient of the Toni Ann Turco Prize Fun for Excellence In Business Studies, given in memory of Joseph E. Turco ’56. The award is presented to a senior business administration major who has demonstrated outstanding scholarships and citizenship.
A member of the women’s soccer team, Jamie Lisanti will graduate in May with a degree in Communications. The senior currently maintains a 3.94 GPA. Listanti was also awarded the Joe Sullivan award, given in memory of Joe Sullivan, reporter for The New York Times, for his commitment to the ideals of free speech and his dedication to New Jersey. The award is presented to a student who demonstrates academic excellence and a desire to work in the field of communications. Lisanti was inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the National Jesuit Honor Society, last spring.