Instituted in 1952, the St. Ignatius Loyola Medal
the highest honor awarded to a graduating senior each year by Fairfield University. The award recognizes a senior who has maximized opportunities
for emotional, social, and intellectual growth throughout their undergraduate career and truly exemplifies the spirit of a Catholic, Jesuit education.
The recipient will have earned and maintained high academic standards in the classroom, is a member
of Alpha Sigma Nu (the Jesuit Honors Society) and/or other academically-related honors society, and will have had a significant
impact on the campus community (on or off-campus) through their sustained and consistent involvement in community service,
curricular and/or co-curricular activities.