Marissa S. Gaines, '10
Major in French and minor in Jewish Studies
Thomas J. Judson Memorial Book Prize (2008) to a sophomore who, in the opinion of the Dept. of Modern Languages and Literatures, has shown academic excellence as well as sincere interest in the study of Modern Languages
Taken on mini-term in Martinique Winter 2007
Statement: "Nine years of studying the same language, and it is still always a thrill. French is such a big part of my life as it has had a large impact in the classroom at Union, at home, while studying abroad, and in my choice of career after college."