The 2017 presentation of the Thomas G. Lathrop Awards was held on Monday, April 24 at 11:00 in MH 238. The Thomas G. Lathrop Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Computer Science were established jointly by the Mathematics and Computer Science Departments at Salem State College, in honor of Professor Thomas G. Lathrop of the Mathematics Department. Professor Lathrop, who died in November 1978, was active in teaching computer courses and in the establishment of the first Computer Science Laboratory at Salem State College.
This year's Computer Science recipient was Michael Ascenzi. Professor Komalpreet Kaur presented the award to the recipient. Mathematics recipients were Reibin Hiraldo, whose award was presented by Professor Christopher Yakes, and Samuel Koeut, whose award was presented by Professor Brian Travers.