Two Graduates Receive 2016 OAA Outstanding Senior Award

The SUNY Oswego Alumni Association selected Eric M. Flagg ’16 and Darlene Le ’16 as winners of the 2016 Outstanding Senior Award. They were recognized during the Commencement Eve Torchlight Dinner and Ceremony on May 13 in the Marano Campus Center.

The two graduating seniors were sel­ec­ted from approximately 40 exceptional nom­inees for their academic achievement, campus involvement and service to the community.

Flagg of Chelmsford, Mass., graduated with a wellness management degree. Throughout his four years at Oswego, he was an active member of the Student Association, serving as senator and then director of student involvement. He participated in a number of intramural and club sports, and was a resident assistant and a fitness facility attendant.

President Deborah F. Stanley (left) and Alumni Relations Director Laura Pavlus Kelly ’09 (right) congratulate Darlene Le ’16 and Eric M. Flagg ’16.

He accepted a full-tuition scholarship to Penn State University School of Law, where he begins in the fall.

Le of Utica, N.Y., was a business administration major and first-generation college student. She was involved with Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity, the Newman Club, the Taekwondo Club, the Auxiliary Services Board and the Senior Class Planning Committee. She interned with Oswego Transfer Services, Career Services and the Oswego Alumni Association’s Alumni Sharing Knowledge program.

In the fall, she will pursue a master’s degree in higher education at Syracuse University.

The Outstanding Senior Award was established by the 2005 Senior Class Planning Committee and is funded by former Oswego Alumni Association board member Alice Massimi Crouch ’02. The award recognizes graduating seniors who have been highly involved on campus while maintaining academic excellence.

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