Whitney Zenz of Lancaster, was among the more than 1000 St. Olaf College students who were recognized for academic achievement at the college’s annual Honors Day convocation on May 2. Zenz, from Lancaster, is an undeclared major. She is the daughter of James and Robin Zenz.
Honors Day recognizes students who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.60 or higher on a 4.0 scale. The convocation also recognizes students who have been awarded scholarships and fellowships, including Fulbright scholars, Goldwater scholars, and senior members of leadership and academic honor societies.
The ceremony began with a colorful academic procession led by St. Olaf President David R. Anderson ‘74, and the address to students was given by Religion Professor Eric Lund. The ceremony was followed by a reception for students, parents, friends of the college, faculty and staff.
One of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges, St. Olaf College offers a distinctive education grounded in academic rigor, residential learning, global engagement, and a vibrant Lutheran faith tradition. St. Olaf provides an uncommon educational experience that fully prepares students to make a meaningful difference in our changing world.