Posted: Monday Dec 12, 2011
December 9, 2011
Olivia Sharkey, junior theology major and Spanish minor of Philadelphia has been named to the 2011 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges and was recognized as an outstanding campus leader during the annual Saint Vincent College Founders’ Day Vespers and Honors Convocation Thursday, November 17 in the Archabbey Basilica.
Ms. Sharkey, daughter of Timothy and Ramona Sharkey, is a Eucharistic minister for Campus Ministry and a member of Alpha Lambda Delta, Theta Alpha Kappa and Phi Sigma Iota. She is involved in Student Government Association and works as the Academic Affairs Committee chairperson. Ms. Sharkey is a member of the Dean’s List and has received many other awards from Student Government. She is a 2009 graduate of Nazareth Academy High School.
The Who’s Who students are selected by campus nominating committees and editors of the annual directory on the basis of their academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success. They join an elite group of students selected from more than 2,300 institutions of higher learning in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and several foreign nations. Outstanding students have been honored in the annual directory since it was first published in 1934.
Photo: Br. Norman W. Hipps, O.S.B., left, president of Saint Vincent College, presents Who’s Who Award to Olivia Sharkey.
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