Two Maxwell undergrads named 2020 Syracuse University Scholars

Lara Hicks_Natalia Rice

April 3, 2020 | SU News Staff

Maxwell students Lara Hicks and Natalia Rice are among the twelve seniors that have been named as the 2020 Syracuse University Scholars, the highest undergraduate honor the University bestows.

The Syracuse University Scholars Selection Committee, a University-wide faculty committee, selected the 2020 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 2020 Syracuse University Scholars are: 

  • Alexander Aguirre, College of Arts and Sciences;
  • Nicholas Barba, Whitman School;
  • Adam Bayer, School of Information Studies, Renée Crown University Honors Program;
  • Margaret Garber, College of Arts and Sciences;
  • Lara Hicks, College of Arts and Sciences, Maxwell School (International Relations), Renée Crown University Honors Program;
  • Natasha Liston-Beck, School of Architecture, Renée Crown University Honors Program;
  • Bethany Murphy, College of Engineering and Computer Science;
  • Serena Omo-Lamai, College of Engineering and Computer Science, Renée Crown University Honors Program;
  • Natalia Rice, College of Arts and Sciences, Maxwell School (Sociology), Renée Crown University Honors Program;
  • Nicole Stallings-Blanche, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Renée Crown University Honors Program;
  • Morgan Trau, Newhouse School; and
  • Tyler Youngman, School of Information Studies, Renée Crown University Honors Program.