Created in 2017, the Student Spotlight award is presented to a group of students that are excelling both in the classroom and on the field of play. The Morgan Academic Center would like to congratulate these students each month on their hard work, dedication, and success and thank them for their continued efforts throughout their journey as a Penn State student-athlete.
In November 2017, 4 students on the Men’s Ice Hockey, Women’s Ice Hockey, Men’s Fencing, and Women’s Fencing teams were recognized
A native of France, Kalonji is a Marketing major in the Smeal College of Business. She saw another productive season during her sophomore year as a Nittany Lion gaining two 3-0 performances again Duke and Temple. Kalonji finished the season with a 33-18 record. She went on to compete at the Mid-Atlantic/Southern Regionals where she finished 11th, qualifying her for the NCAA Championships.
Bella is from Shoreview, Minnesota and a Biology major who has made Deans List every semester. As a freshman was honored by winning the conference student-athlete of the year and member of the All- American Scholar Team. She is a Big Ten distinguished scholar who is a four-year starter and serves as a co-captain of this years squad.