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Celebration of Scholars

Celebration of Scholars

Carthage will hold the eighth annual Celebration of Scholars on Friday, April 20, 2018, during Spring Family Weekend. All students, families, faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the community are invited to this celebration of student research, scholarship, and creativity.

The 2018 Celebration of Scholars logo, designed by Megan Rivard '18.The 2018 Celebration of Scholars will include a poster exhibition, department recognition gatherings to honor outstanding student achievement, and an evening awards ceremony.

Poster Exhibition

The Celebration of Scholars poster exhibition will be held from 4 to 5:45 p.m. on Friday, April 20, in the N. E. Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center Field House. Students and faculty will share their talents and passions. Students will present their senior theses, SURE projects, and exemplary scholarly and creative works completed in a course or through independent research with a faculty mentor. Faculty will share their own scholarly and creative works. 
Deadline for submissions is March 26, 2018.

Student Award Ceremony

An evening award ceremony will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. in the TARC Field House. Please join students, parents, and colleagues as we honor recipients of the Students Excelling in Activities and Leadership (SEAL) awards, Western Heritage Scholarships, Global Heritage Prize, and the 2018 Distinguished Senior Award.

Logo Contest

All current students are invited to submit a logo for the 2019 Celebration of Scholars. Students should submit their logo as a .pdf, along with a brief narrative describing their process in creating the logo. The winning logo will be revealed at the 2018 event. The designer of the winning logo receives a cash prize of $250. 
Deadline for submissions is March 26, 2018.


If you have questions about the Celebration of Scholars, or how you can become involved, please contact your advisor or department, or send an email to

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