Marietta Geist of Crookston, MN (56716), was recognized May 31 at Carleton College's Honors Convocation.

Marietta Geist of Crookston, MN, was recognized May 31 at Carleton College's Honors Convocation.

Geist received the Ursula Hemingway Jepson Memorial Award.

A cherished Carleton tradition, Honors Convocation draws the campus community together to celebrate the academic accomplishments of Carleton students and faculty.

The event begins and ends with a full academic procession, including faculty emeriti, honors students, and recipients of awards and grants.

Founded in 1866, Carleton College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college of 2,000 students located in the historic river town of Northfield, Minnesota. Nationally recognized as the nation's top college for undergraduate teaching, Carleton is known for its academic rigor, intellectual curiosity, and sense of humor. Carleton offers 33 majors and 31 minors in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, mathematics and social sciences.