Mitchell Collins ’19 and Hannah Gibbs ’19 to address annual honors convo, May 7

Mitchell Collins ‘19 (Richmond, Kentucky) and Hannah Gibbs ‘19 (London, Kentucky) will be the keynote speakers at Centre College’s honors convocation on Tuesday, May 7 at 7 p.m. in Newlin Hall in the Norton Center for the Arts.

Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of the annual celebration of student achievements. The program will also include the announcement of major campus prizes, as well as the recipients of program prizes and inductees to academic honorary societies.

Collins is a Spanish and international studies major. He has been active on campus in many ways, including serving as the Student Government Association (SGA) senate president and the secretary of student judiciary. He also has been a residence assistant (RA), a member of the swim team for three years, and a member of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity and the Spanish and politics honor societies. Collins is planning to intern with the State Department in Eastern Europe after graduation and will teach in Paraguay next year as a Fulbright Fellow.

Gibbs is a environmental studies major. She is the founder and president of STAND: the student service initiative and is the director of Centre’s poverty and homelessness initiative. Gibbs is a Bonner Leader, an RA, an intern for Teach For America and was a Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty intern. After graduation, Gibbs will pursue a masters of public administration in energy and environmental policy at Indiana University.

by Centre College News
May 3, 2019