Father John J. McKniff, OSA, Honor Society Announces 2020 Student Award Winners

Join us in celebrating this year’s Father John J. McKniff, OSA, Honor Society recipients honored for offering their hearts, their time and their talents in extraordinary ways to serve those in need.

  • The Honor Society is named after Father John McKniff, OSA, who devoted his life to pastoral minis...
    The Honor Society is named after Father John McKniff, OSA, who devoted his life to pastoral ministry to the poor in Cuba and in Peru.

The Father John J. McKniff, OSA, Honor Society was established at Merrimack College in 2017 by the Office of Mission and Ministry.  Merrimack College graduating seniors, faculty, staff and community partners receive recognition for offering their hearts, their time and their talents in extraordinary ways to serve those in need.

Father John McKniff, OSA, for whom this Honor Society is named, was an Augustinian Friar who spent his entire life as a missionary in the service of the poor in Cuba and Peru. Father McKniff has been recognized by the Church for his holiness and has been given the official title “Servant of God,” the first step in the process of being considered for canonization as a saint. 
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2020 Student Award Winners

Gabriel Alers
Lindsey Baillie
Meghan Beaulieu
Miranda Belanger
Kylie Bell
Darren Brillantes
Rachel E. Brown
Rachel J. Brown
Micaela Caron
Joshua Cayer
Edison Chalas
Anna Chiarolanza
John Cobb
Daniel Denney
Kendra Doty
Shannon Doucette
Sara Eglin
Laura Erickson
Gianna Ferrini
Hope Fitch
Steven Francisco
Taylor Galusha
Gregory Gobiel
Dalene Gomes
Michael Greco
Gabrielle Griffiths
Diana Hallisey
Taylor Hanes
Savanna Hill
Trinh Ho
Lauren Hogan
Davina Iseghohi-Edwards
Ryan Johnson
Kenny Lamarche
David Lambrou
Mary Lavallee
Berny Lugo
Cameron Marr
Harrison McClellan
Meghan McHugh
Sudha Michaels
Anthony Munzing
Kathryn Packard
Nicholas Paolino
Arpi Parseghian
Bo Louis Pellegrini
Olivia Powers
Morgan Proko
Nicole Pucillo
Francisco Javier Reyes Flores
Emily L. Robinson
Emily N. Robinson
Kristen Scheeler
Kolbi Shairs
Samantha Shanahan
Denis Shannon
Brenna Shields
Olivia Smith
Megan Snow
Rebecca Elaine Stevens
Neen (Marianina) Stewart
Ashley Swackhamer
Grace Thomas
Kasey Thoresen
Anacelia Vasquez
Sarah Whittier