28 Students Honored at Early Graduation Reception

The Office of the President and the Deans' Office hosted a reception Dec. 10 honoring the 28 students who are graduating from Wesleyan early. The students, who come from 11 states and seven countries, have 955 credits with an average GPA of 90. Five of the students are double majors, three are doing a senior thesis and one student is doing two.

Mike Whaley, vice president for student affairs, speaks with Ezaakk Diggs ’11.

Several Wesleyan faculty and staff attended the reception to congratulate the students. Whaley, President Roth and Noel Garrett, associate dean of the college and dean for the Class of 2011, spoke during the event.

In center, Karlen Shahinyan, research assistant in the Astronomy Department, mingles with Joshua Egendorf ’11, left, and Richard Border ’11, right.

Seunghyun “Paul” Im '11 mingles with Xiaoxiao Zhu ’11. The students may return in May to walk in the 2011 Commencement ceremony.