Adele H. Stamp Student Union - Center for Campus Life
recipient
Dan Alpert

Marketing
recipient
Emily Berry

Government and Politics
recipient
Megan Berry

Physiology and Neurobiology
recipient
David Boutin

Electrical Engineering
recipient
Emily Brothman

Elementary Education
recipient
Alysa Conway

Government and Politics and Public Policy
recipient
Joelle Everett

Information Science
recipient
Kayla Foster

Public Health Science
recipient
Omolade (Lade) Gbolade

Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics
recipient
Radhika Gholap

Physiology and Neurobiology
recipient
Divya Kapoor

Information Systems and Operations Management & Business Analytics
recipient
Kyeisha Laurence

Cellular Biology & Genetics
recipient
Alexandra Marquez

Multi-Platform Journalism and Anthropology
recipient
Peter Marston

General Biology
recipient
David Polefrone

Chemistry and Economics
recipient
Julia Reicin

Psychology and Geographical Sciences
recipient
David Rekhtman

Biochemistry and Biology
recipient
Sydney Sharp

Physiology and Neurobiology and African American Studies
recipient
Julianna Solomon

Physiology and Neurobiology
recipient
Philippos Sourvinos

Government & Politics and Theatre

Members of the Maryland Medallion Society



 

This prestigious group showcases the talents of twenty of the brightest and most capable of the University's undergraduate student leaders. Together these individuals boast an exceptional cumulative grade point average. Leaders in the classrooms and in countless student organizations, these 20 individuals have enlivened our University. Their leadership legacy seems to know no bounds.

 

Members of the Maryland Medallion Society are the finalists for the University’s top two prestigious awards. The University of Maryland Model Citizenship Prize and the Wilson H. Elkins Award.

 

Wilson H. Elkins Award

The Wilson H. Elkins Citizenship Award is presented annually to a graduating senior who displays outstanding involvement and leadership in campus activities and who has contributed significantly to the general advancement of student affairs. The Award is named for Wilson H. Elkins who served the University as President from 1954 to 1978.

 

UMD Model Citizenship Prize

The University of Maryland Model Citizenship Prize, is the most prestigious University award presented to two (2) members of the graduating senior class who during their collegiate career has most nearly typified the model citizen and have contributed significantly to the general advancement of the interests of the University.

 

 

Dan Alpert (Model Citizenship Prize Recipient)

Dan Alpert

Marketing major with minors in International Development, Conflict Management and Jewish Studies

Dan is a senior Marketing major with minors in International Development, Conflict Management and Jewish Studies. As a proud member of a Terp Family, he is thankful to have served as the Student Body President along with other leadership roles throughout his time on campus.

 
 

Emily Berry (Wilson H. Elkins Award Recipient)

Emily Berry

Government and Politics

Emily is a senior Government and Politics major in the BA/MPP program from Annapolis, MD. She has become deeply involved in student leadership through student and academic affairs at UMD and hopes to attend law school after completing her MPP to become a public defender.

 
 

Megan Berry

Megan Berry

Physiology and Neurobiology with a minor in Public Leadership

Megan is a pre-med student studying Physiology and Neurobiology with a minor in Public Leadership from Annapolis, MD. She sought out mentorship roles and promoted inclusive and supportive communities through her involvement on campus. Megan aspires to attend medical school and pursue a career as a physician.

 
 

David Boutin

David Boutin

Electrical Engineering

David is an Electrical Engineering major and a member of University Honors and Hinman CEOs. He has served as the President of Theta Tau, on the SHPE National Board of Directors, Clark School Ambassador, member of the LSAMP Program and Terps Racing.

 
 

Emily Brothman

Emily Brothman

Elementary Education major with a minor in Public Leadership

Emily Brothman is an Elementary Education major with a minor in Public Leadership. She spent her time at UMD as a tour guide, Orientation Advisor, and co-president of the Terps Against Hunger. She looks forward to continuing her work with students as a teacher in Montgomery County this Fall.

 
 

Alysa Conway

Alysa Conway

Government and Politics and Public Policy

Alysa is a Government and Politics and Public Policy double major from Perryville, MD. She was a member of the Mortar Board, Director of Academic Affairs for the Student Government Association, Vice President for Delta Alpha Pi and member of the Kappa Omega Alpha.

 
 

Joelle Everett

Joelle Everett

Information Science

Joelle Everett is a senior Information Science major. She is an alumna of the Design, Cultures, and Creativity Program in the Honors College. Joelle's undergraduate experience has been diverse in her involvement with everything from Greek life to Student Affairs.

 
 

Kayla Foster

Kayla Foster

Public Health Science major and Sustainability Studies minor

Kayla Foster is a Public Health Science major and Sustainability Studies minor from Bowie, MD. Kayla is involved in the MLEAD Program, Gemstone Program, Petey Greene Program, and RecWell. She plans to apply her passion for wellness and health equity to non-profit work before pursuing her MD and MPH.

 
 

Omolade (Lade) Gbolade

Omolade (Lade) Gbolade

Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics major and French minor

Lade Gbolade is a senior Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics major and French minor. She is an Orientation Advisor, Guided Study Sessions Lead Mentor, member of the Student Alumni Leadership Council, and Senior Council’s VP of Social Programming. She will be pursuing a master's in Higher Education and Student Affairs.

 
 

Radhika Gholap

Radhika Gholap

Physiology and Neurobiology major with double minors in Spanish and Statistics

Radhika is a Physiology and Neurobiology major with double minors in Spanish and Statistics who was part of the Integrated Life Sciences Honors Program. She has been involved with the American Medical Student Association, Banneker/Key Community Council, Omicron Delta Kappa, Honors Ambassadors, SGA, Terps for Change, and Honors College Student Advisory Board.

 
 

Divya Kapoor

Divya Kapoor

Information Systems and Operations Management & Business Analytics

Divya Kapoor is a senior Information Systems and Operations Management & Business Analytics double major. This three-time SEE Director is Gemstone's Vice President of Engagement, the founder of UMD's Drag Show, and is in Omicron Delta Kappa.

 
 

Kyeisha Laurence (Model Citizenship Prize Recipient)

Kyeisha Laurence

Cellular Biology & Genetics with a minor in French

Kyeisha Laurence is a senior Cellular Biology & Genetics with a minor in French. Originally from Saint Martin, Kyeisha is a first-generation college student passionate about advocating for diversity and inclusion. Following graduation, Kyeisha plans to spend a year conducting research at the NIH before attending medical school.

 
 

Alexandra Marquez

Alexandra Marquez

Multi-Platform Journalism and Anthropology

Alexandra Marquez is a senior Multi-Platform Journalism and Anthropology double major. She led the TerpsVote Coalition through the 2020 presidential election as the group's Student Co-chair and also served as the Director of Civic Engagement for the Student Government Association for the 2020-2021 school year.

 
 

Peter Marston

Peter Marston

General Biology

Peter Marston is a senior General Biology major. Raised in the Netherlands, this College Park Scholar was a Teaching Assistant, a Research Assistant, and the Operations Coordinator for Camp Kesem. Peter was also a member of RHA, the UGST Dean's Student Advisory Board, the University Senate, ODK, and SGA.

 
 

David Polefrone

David Polefrone

Chemistry and Economics

David is a dual-degree student in Chemistry and Economics major. He is a member of both the Gemstone and QUEST Honors Programs. Outside the classroom, he has been an active member of campus life, particularly in student government. After graduation, he will begin a Ph.D. in chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania.

 
 

Julia Reicin

Julia Reicin

Psychology and Geographical Sciences

Julia is a scholar-athlete on the Varsity Cross Country and Track & Field teams and in the Honors Program, double majoring in Psychology and Geographical Sciences. Julia serves as President of the Student Athletic Advisory Council, grew the Team IMPACT program, is a Philip Merrill Scholar, and a Truman Finalist.

 
 

David Rekhtman

David Rekhtman

Biochemistry and Biology

David Rekhtman is a senior Biochemistry and Biology double major on the pre-med track. Throughout college, David has served as President of ODK, Speaker of the Student Government Legislature, Honors Ambassador, and a member of the University Student Judiciary. He has also conducted research and worked as a teaching assistant.

 
 

Sydney Sharp

Sydney Sharp

Physiology and Neurobiology and African American Studies

Sydney Sharp is a dual-degree student in Physiology and Neurobiology and African American Studies. She is a Banneker/Key scholar in the Integrated Life Sciences program and a member of ODK. She serves on the executive board of the Charles R. Drew Pre-Health Society and the Theta Nu Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. This fall, she will attend medical school.

 
 

Julianna Solomon

Julianna Solomon

Physiology and Neurobiology

Julianna Solomon is a Physiology and Neurobiology major and a graduate of the Gemstone Honors Program. She is heavily involved in campus organizations including the Jewish Student Union and the Children’s Developmental Clinic. This fall, she’ll work for the organization City Year and support students at underserved schools in NYC, then apply to medical school.

 
 

Philippos Sourvinos

Philippos Sourvinos

Government & Politics and Theatre

Philippos Sourvinos Government & Politics and Theatre major. He was actively involved in the Orientation Office on campus for three summers. He was an active member of the Honors Humanities Program, Kappa Omega Alpha professional fraternity, Omicron Delta Kappa, and served on the ARHU Dean's Advisory Board.