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Softball Seniors Honor Most Valuable Professors

Kalamazoo College logo with Most Valuable Professors text.

The two seniors on the Kalamazoo College softball team have selected their Most Valuable Professors to recognize this season.

The Hornets selected Dr. Binney Girdler and Dr. Thomas Smith as their MVPs.

Senior Anna Majewski selected Dr. Binney Girdler from the biology department because of her endless enthusiasm in class. She appreciates that Dr. Girdler encourages her to incorporate her art into the subject. Anna is grateful for Dr. Girdler's help inside and outside of the classroom, as well as her continued support of her art and biology journey today. Anna hopes to remain in close contact with Dr. Girdler after she leaves Kalamazoo.

Dr. Thomas Smith from the chemistry department is being recognized by senior Alyssa Heitkamp. Alyssa says that Dr. Smith has been the most supportive professor in academics, athletics, and future career goals. She appreciates his passion for the subject matter and the success and well-being of his students. She is grateful for all of his letters of recommendation for her graduate school applications. Alyssa is thankful for Dr. Smith's kindness and intelligence. She hopes to remain in touch as she pursues a profession in the medical field.

All Kalamazoo College senior athletes will have the opportunity to recognize their Most Valuable Professors throughout the 2019-2020 season.