Three Maxwell students named 2021 Syracuse University Scholars

March 18, 2021 | Kelly Homan Rodoski

University Scholars 2021

Maxwell students Katelyn Bajorek, Patrick Linehan and Simran Mirchandani are among the twelve seniors that have been named as the 2021 Syracuse University Scholars, the highest undergraduate honor the University bestows.

The Syracuse University Scholars Selection Committee, a University-wide faculty committee, selected the 2021 scholars using criteria that included coursework and academic achievement, independent research and creative work, evidence of intellectual growth and/or innovation in their disciplinary field, a personal statement and faculty letters of recommendation.

The 2021 Syracuse University Scholars are:

  • Katelyn Bajorek, an anthropology and history major in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and a member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program;
  • Jonathan Bosch, a sport analytics major in the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics and mathematics major in the College of Arts and Sciences;
  • Julie Coggiola, a music education major in the College of Visual and Performing Arts and the School of Education;
  • Alaba Danagogo, a biology major in the College of Arts and Sciences;
  • Paige Koss, a finance and supply chain management major in the Martin J. Whitman School of Management and an information management and technology major in the School of Information Studies;
  • Patrick Linehan, a newspaper and online journalism major in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, a policy studies major in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School and a member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program;
  • Simran Mirchandani, a biochemistry and Spanish language, literature and culture major in the College of Arts and Sciences, an economics major in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School and a member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program;
  • Daniel Oluwalana, an aerospace engineering major in the College of Engineering and Computer Science;
  • Bobbi Whitney, an information management and technology major in the School of Information Studies and a member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program;
  • Katherine Winebrake, a biology major in the College of Arts and Sciences and a member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program;
  • Lily Wolfer, an inclusive elementary and special education major in the School of Education; and
  • Yantao Wu, a mathematics and physics major in the College of Arts and Sciences.