Winners announced for Green Templeton’s Nautilus Awards 2021

2021 Nautilus Awards LogoGreen Templeton is pleased to announce this year’s Nautilus Award winners, honouring students who have gone beyond the call of duty and responsibility to contribute to the college.

The annual awards are bestowed in three categories: College Citizenship, Academic and Sports.

Congratulations to all our winners!

College Citizenship winners

The College Citizenship award is bestowed to students who have outstandingly contributed to improve the environment at Green Templeton College.

Rutuja Chhajed (MSc International Health & Tropical Medicine)

Rutuja fostered a warm sense of community at college by organising a variety of successful events including pizza nights and quizzes, and supporting other students in isolation during lockdown.

Penny Cornwall (MPhil Development Studies)

Penny has been an exemplary GCR President during a difficult year, demonstrating commitment and hard work while maintaining a cheerful, supportive attitude to foster community spirit.

Jordan Gorenberg (DPhil Anthropology)

Jordan co-organised this year’s Human Welfare Conference, navigating the challenges of hosting the event virtually for the first-time ever to provide a hugely successful and enjoyable event.

Emily Gough (MSt Women’s Studies)

Emily, a GCR Welfare Officer, supported students by organising creative events such as tie-dying and painting classes, and was always there to listen and help students safely support each other.

Lillian Maboya (DPhil Geography and the Environment)

Lillian was an exceptional House Supervisor who took on additional tasks to bring the households together such as barbecues, a skipping club, and home baking to celebrate everyone’s life events.

Academic winners

The Academic award is bestowed to students who have outstandingly contributed to improve the academic environment at Green Templeton College.

Hannah Callaghan (Clinical Medicine)

In addition to her duties as Secretary of the Richard Doll Society, Hannah supported classmates by providing in-person clinical teaching and devising support for revision on her own initiative.

Constanze Cavalier (MSc(Res) Biochemistry)

Alongside co-organising the Human Welfare Conference 2021, Constanze, a Sustainability Officer, has worked hard to engage the community in sustainability efforts and make a real difference.

Joseph Cutteridge (Clinical Medicine)

Joe showed exemplary leadership by organising revision sessions for 5th year medical students alongside Oli Lloyd-Parry to cover gaps in teaching due to COVID, and arranging clinical skills sessions for 4th year medical students, who had limited clinical exposure due to COVID.

Oli Lloyd-Parry (Clinical Medicine)

Together with Joe Cutteridge, Oli provided invaluable support to others by organising revision sessions for 5th year medical students and organising interactive sessions with senior clinicians ahead of the exams starting.

Sports winners

The Sports award is bestowed to students who have outstandingly contributed to improve the sportive environment at Green Templeton College.

Elizabeth Baylis (DPhil Sociology)

Beth has been a tremendous support to GTC sports, designing training sessions, organising social events and inspiring everyone with her dedication, enthusiasm and generosity.

Rob Ferritto (DPhil Geography and the Environment)

As GTC Boat Club Men’s Captain, Rob worked hard to keep the team going and the sport accessible during the pandemic, leading by example with his consistent attendance.

Beata Gafka (DPhil Finance)

As GTC Boat Club Women’s Captain, Beata fostered community spirit by providing home workouts and working hard to get boats back on the river when it was safe to do so.

Thomas Gordon-Colebrooke (MSc Social Anthropology)

Alongside his own excellent personal achievements in sports and raising the college sports profile, Thomas organised Cuppers for GTC and introduced students to under-represented sports.

Raghav Sudarshan (Clinical Medicine)

Raghav provided exceptional support to the GCR Sports Officers during the pandemic and helped maintain the social aspects of sport at GTC and keep squash going in a safe manner.

Jackson Zhao (MPP)

Jackson worked tirelessly to keep the Men’s Boat Team active during COVID, maintaining enthusiasm and organising outings when boats weren’t allowed on the river and ergs weren’t in operation.

About the Nautilus Awards

The primary criteria for the Nautilus Awards for College Citizenship is that the individual has gone beyond the call of duty and commitment in their contribution to the various aspects of Green Templeton College.

Students can be nominated by other Green Templeton students or Green Templeton Fellows. Students can also nominate themselves if they provide a supporting statement from another student or Green Templeton Fellow.

The winners are selected by the Nautilus Awards for College Citizenship Committee.

More about the Nautilus Awards 2021 selection criteria.

Created: 7 July 2021

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