Kovener Memorial Award presented to Hanover student

Colleen Beasley of Greenwood was named the 21st recipient of the Dennis K. Kovener Memorial Award during Hanover College’s honors day convocation April 12 in the Fitzgibbon Recital Hall, Lynn Center for Fine Arts on the Hanover campus.

The award, established by the college in honor of Kovener, is given each year to an outstanding student who exemplifies loyalty to Hanover and determination to succeed, according to a news release.

Kovener was a member of the faculty, serving as archivist and reference librarian in the Duggan Library, until his death. Kovener’s parents are Jesse and Elsie Kovener of Seymour.

Beasley is a graduating senior majoring in communications, theater and business. She was a member of Mortar Board, Class of 2018 and also a member of Lambda Phi Eta communications sorority.