Brian Seiter, of Woodbridge, was named the recipient of The Alfred J. and A. Barrett Seaman Prizes in Writing at Hamilton College’s annual Convocation ceremony on August 24. Seiter, a junior majoring in history and public policy, is a graduate of Hopkins School. Members of the administration welcomed students and new faculty, and academic achievement prizes were awarded to students at the ceremony officially marking the beginning of Hamilton’s 211th academic year.
The Alfred J. and A. Barrett Seaman Prizes in Writing were established in 2001 by A. Barrett Seaman, Class of 1967 and a trustee of the College, and by his father, Alfred J. Seaman, Jr. Recipients must be sophomores who demonstrate excellence in writing, richness and clarity of thinking, and the ability to effectively communicate to a wide audience.
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