Rensselaer Falls student presented scholarship at Hamilton College
Thursday, May 18, 2023 - 10:56 am
Rorie Newman, of Rensselaer Falls, was named the recipient of The Dr. Edward R. Fitch Prize Scholarships in Classical Languages at Hamilton College's annual Class & Charter Day, held on May 9.
Established in 1950, the event combines the traditional Class Day celebrating the end of classes with a commemoration of the granting of the College's charter on May 26, 1812.The ceremony features an address by a historian, trustee, graduate, or faculty member whose topic is related to Hamilton's history and traditions. Academic and scholarly achievement prizes are awarded to students and faculty.
The Dr. Edward R. Fitch Prize Scholarships in Classical Language are awarded annually to students who are registered for courses in either Greek or Latin. The awards are made on the basis of scholarship standing, character, and salutary influence on the life of the College.
Newman, a junior majoring in creative writing, is a graduate of Hugh C. Williams Senior High School.