Thomas Kantrowitz an Award Winner at Hamilton College Class & Charter Day

CLINTON, NY (05/14/2024)– Thomas Kantrowitz, of Holliston (01746), was named the recipient of The Sidney and Eleanor Wertimer Prize Scholarship in Economics at Hamilton College’s annual Class & Charter Day, held on May 7. Established in 1950, the event combines the traditional Class Day celebrating the end of classes with a commemoration of the granting of the College’s charter on May 26, 1812.

The ceremony features an address by a historian, trustee, graduate, or faculty member whose topic is related to Hamilton’s history and traditions. Academic and scholarly achievement prizes are awarded to students and faculty.

The Sidney and Eleanor Wertimer Prize Scholarships in Economics are awarded to up to five juniors who have excelled in the study of economics.

Kantrowitz, a junior majoring in economics, is a graduate of Noble and Greenough.

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