Marion Gibney-Demaison was awarded the Outstanding Major in Spanish Award during Honors Day May 14 at North Central College.
A senior, Marion is majoring in Spanish, has a minor in French and studies Latin at North Central College. In the fall, she will be begin working toward a graduate degree in translation studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Marion presented her academic research in a poster presentation titled “Differences in Spanish Second Language Accent Production” during the College’s 2013 Rall Symposium for Undergraduate Research. She has also studied abroad in Granada, Spain, and her name regularly appears on the Dean’s List.
On campus, she has served as a tutor for upper-level Spanish classes.