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2016 Outstanding Scholars

Eleven students from the School of Interactive Games and Media have been named RIT Outstanding Undergraduate Scholars. This award recognizes excellent academic achievement by undergraduate students. Students selected for this award have a minimum grade point average of 3.85 out of 4.0, have completed a minimum of 83 credit hours towards their degree, and have demonstrated engagement in the community.


This year’s Outstanding Undergraduate Scholars from the School of Interactive Games and Media are:

David Amata, Game Design & Development

Reuben Brenner-Adams, Game Design & Development

Nicholas Greenquist, Game Design & Development

Adam Kaufman, Game Design & Development

Christopher Mercado, Game Design & Development

Sam Price, Game Design & Development

Lauren Reimondo, Game Design & Development

Kelsey Weinman, Game Design & Development

Jackie Wiley, Game Design & Development

Charles Backus, New Media Interactive Development

Will Paul, New Media Interactive Development


All RIT students selected to receive this award will be honored at a reception and award ceremony on Thursday, April 7 at 5:30pm in the Gordon Field House and Activities Center. A special medallion designed by the late Professor Hans Christensen of the School of American Crafts will be presented to each student on stage at the ceremony. This ceremony is open to the RIT community.