Student Receives Top Honor in French

Student Receives Top Honor in French

Friday, May 3, 2012

The Department of Modern Foreign Languages is pleased to announce that the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) has awarded Meredith Reynolds the 2012 AATF Outstanding Senior in French Award. This award is made annually to a graduating senior who has demonstrated excellence in the study of French as well as exceptional commitment to the French language and the many cultures where it is spoken. A recipient for the Award at Augustana College must be a major in French, a non-native speaker of French, have achieved a minimum 3.4 GPA in French, and have completed an Honor's Thesis with a minimum grade of A-.

Meredith is a double major in French and Biology, has served as the President of Augie's Le Cercle Français (French club), participated in a study abroad program in Paris during the summer of 2011, and is a member of Pi Delta Phi, the National French Honor Society.

The AATF was founded in 1927 and is the largest national professional association of French teachers in the world with nearly 10,000 members. It has as its mission the promotion of the study of French language and French-speaking literatures and cultures at all levels.