Four students received special awards at Monmouth College’s annual honors convocation this week.
Senior and Freshman Man of the Year honors were awarded by the Monmouth chapter of Blue Key Honor Society, a national organization recognizing upperclassmen for outstanding character and ability and distinction in service, leadership and scholarship.
The Senior Man of the Year was John Kaiser of Hanover Park. An accounting major, he is the son of John and Lori Kaiser of Hanover Park.
Patrick Le Blanc of Jerseyville was named Freshman Man of the Year. The son of Steven and Kelli Le Blanc of Jerseyville, he is studying history.
Senior and Freshman Woman of the Year honors were awarded by the Tau Pi chapter of Mortar Board, a national honor society that recognizes college seniors for scholarship, leadership, service and scholarship.
The Senior Woman of the Year was Sally Hayes, a double major in philosophy and classics from Mount Pleasant, Iowa. She is the daughter of Russ and Monie Hayes of Mount Pleasant.
Jessica Jones of Mapleton was named Freshman Woman of the Year. The daughter of James and Diane of Mapleton, she is studying biology.