Outstanding undergraduate students given awards at ASC graduation ceremony

As part of the May 14 Annenberg School Undergraduate Graduation Ceremony, the School recognized several graduating communication majors with awards.

Ashley Steinberg received the Dwight David Eisenhower Award, honoring our nation's 34th President, and recognizing the outstanding honors thesis in the Communication and Public Service program.

Jasmine Electra Landry received the George Gerbner Award, honoring the School's former Dean (1964-1989) and presented to a graduating senior for the honors thesis that best demonstrates an original and comprehensive application of research skills and a thorough understanding of communication scholarship. Jasmine also received the C. Nicole Dickerson Award. Given in memory of the School's former undergraduate coordinator - the award is granted to a graduating communication student who has made a significant contribution through public service to our neighbors in the West Philadelphia community.

Laura Sullivan received the Honorable Walter H. Annenberg Award. Named in honor of the School's founding donor, the award is presented to the student who has strengthened and improved the University of Pennsylvania's student community through his or her communication service activities.

Emily Poon received the Kathleen Hall Jamieson Award. Honoring the School's former Dean (1989-2003), the award is presented to the graduating senior with the highest cumulative grade point average in the major.

Alina Shustarovich received the Charles Morris Price Prize. Established by the Carrie May Hoffman Trust, the award is given to an academically distinguished senior graduating from the communication program.