Class of 2018 Award Recipients
About the Award
The 'Class of' Awards are given to students and faculty that have significantly impacted the Cornell community. Class Councils recognizes those that are positive roles models to their peers, excel in their activities, and selflessly work to better the Cornell community.
Allison Arteaga loves people, technology, data and combining all three in her research at the Social Media Lab and her community service work through LearnCS and Tompkins Learning Partners. She's currently the co-founder of the First Generation Association, a representative for the Women in Computing Club, and an undergraduate researcher through OADI.
Noah is a freshmen majoring in Industrial and Labor Relations with a minor in Inequality Studies. On campus, he is involved with the Engaged Cornell initiative, Class of 2018 Council, University Hearing and Review Boards, Cayuga's Watchers, Meinig Family Cornell National Scholars, and Squirrel Club.
Justin, a freshman Electrical Computer Engineering major, is the director of technology for Splash and the Cornell Model United Nations Conference and is an electrical engineer for the Mars Rover project team and Cornell University Sustainable Design. Justin is also on the SA's communications and Ivy Council committees and on the executive board of Prosperity Ithaca.
Josh has been committed to sustainability both on and off campus, leading the Beebe Lake Redevelopment Project as a Director of a team of over 40 students for Cornell University Sustainable Design. Josh is also committed to promoting social sustainability in the Cornell, Ithaca, and greater Tompkins county community, serving as the president of the Court-Kay-Bauer (CKB) Dormitory, incoming Finance deputy for Residential Student Congress, NRHH member, and President Elect of Prosperity Ithaca.
Amy is a Computer Science major and sister of alpha Kappa Delta Phi, passionate about the arts and active in the Cornell Piano Society as a piano teacher, The Cornell Daily Sun's Arts & Entertainment section as a staff writer, and Intel-Cornell Cup as a project team member. In her spare time, she avidly reads and rereads books, figure skates, dances, and practices Turkish.
Mary Melati is a freshman in College of Arts and Sciences studying Biology. She is Public Relations Coordinator for Campus Connection, Cornell Indonesian Association, and Into the Streets, Trip Leader for Alternative Breaks, Hospitality Minister for Cornell Catholic, Tutor at Boynton Middle School, and Studio Staff for Slope Studio. She encourages her peers to get involved with service in Cornell and the Ithaca community.
Carolyn is a Chemical Engineering major from Quincy, Massachusetts. She is a Liaison for the Society of Women Engineers, plays on the Cornell Women's Club Volleyball Team, is a new member of Kappa Delta Sorority, and was recently elected Junior Leader for the Concrete Canoe Engineering Project Team for next semester.