Washington College awarded honorary degrees to former Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger and noted educator Marcia Invernizzi at the annual George Washington’s Birthday Convocation. The College also recognized alumni, staff, and prominent community members for their contributions.
At Fall Convocation, Washington College awarded honorary degrees to Dr. Carla Hayden, the head of one of the oldest public library systems in the nation, and Dr. Nabeel Abboud Ashkar, a Palestinian musician using his art to unite Arabs and Jews. Karen DiLossi ’98 and Tim Tawney ’98 received Alumni Horizon Ribbons for outstanding leadership, and trophies were awarded to the classes who won the “Count Me In!” challenge in support of The Washington Fund. President Mitchell Reiss also presented several academic awards.
After an internship that gave him hands-on, Spanish-speaking business experience in Santiago, Chile, Ryan Bankert ’13 has already landed a full-time job with a global firm that has branches in his favorite place—Latin America.