The Annual Henry Barnard Distinguished Student Awards Banquet – April 25, 2007
Aqua Turf Club, Southington, CT
Carter Lennon was among the twelve outstanding seniors from the four Connecticut State Universities to be honored at the Henry Barnard Distinguished Student Awards presented by the Connecticut State University System Foundation during their annual banquet. To be considered for a Barnard Award, a student must have at least a 3.75 GPA and a record of significant community service.
Carter, an active member of the University Honors Program is a psychology major and has a 3.95 GPA. Completing her studies in only three years, Lennon has been president, vice president and secretary, as well as project manager of “ECSU Hits the Streets” for the American Humanics Student Association; president of the Psi Chi psychology honor society; public relations head for the Honor Club; editor-in-chief and sports editor for the yearbook; team leader for the Omicron Delta Kappa Student Leadership Development Program; and treasurer of the Psychology Club. She has also been a teacher’s assistant, a research assistant and a peer mentor. For the past four years Lennon has helped the Manchester Volunteer Fire Department create and distribute food baskets for those in need and has assisted in repairing homes through the Christmas in April program.