Kaitlyn Gordon of Orland Park, Ill., was awarded the Outstanding Major in Japanese Award during Honors Day May 14 at North Central College.
A junior, Kaitlyn is a triple major in Japanese, global studies/international relations and East Asian studies/Japanese at North Central College.
Kaitlyn presented her academic research in an oral presentation titled “Good Wife, Wise Mother: The Slow Development of Feminism in Modern Japan” during the College’s 2013 Rall Symposium for Undergraduate Research. She has studied abroad in Japan and her name regularly appears on the Dean’s List.
On campus, she has also been active in the College’s Japan Club where she serves as president.