STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Wilmington’s Kimberly Lifton Wins Kellogg Essay Prize At Hamilton College

CLINTON, NY — Kimberly Lifton, of Wilmington, was named the recipient of The Kellogg Essay Prize at Hamilton College’s Class & Charter Day, held on May 13. Established in 1950, the event combines the traditional Class Day celebrating the end of classes with a commemoration of the granting of College’s charter on May 26, 1812.

Lifton is a junior majoring in history and literature.

The Kellogg Essay Prizes are awarded to a junior, sophomore, and first-year student, each of whom has excelled in English essays.

About Hamilton College

Originally founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy, Hamilton College offers an open curriculum that gives students the freedom to shape their own liberal arts education within a research- and writing-intensive framework. Hamilton enrolls 1,850 students from 49 states and 49 countries. Additional information about the college can be found at

(NOTE: The above announcement is from Hamilton College.)

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