Published: May 10, 2021

evi-judgeCU Linguistics major Evi Judge has won the 2021 David S. Rood award in Linguistics

Awarded since 2017, the prize recognizes outstanding academic achievement, as well as potential for further success in linguistics. The scholarship is named in honor of Professor David Rood, who retired in 2016 after 48 years of teaching at CU. 

Evi is a student guided by a genuine curiosity about the way languages work at all levels. She has successfully pursued an inter-related and challenging plan of study that includes linguistics, speech/language/and hearing sciences, and computer science.  As a member of the research team in Dr. Allison Sedey’s lab, she has been entrusted with a wide range of tasks, which she completes thoughtfully and accurately. Evi has a remarkable goal-oriented work ethic, characterized by organization and follow-through, which makes her an asset in any collaborative endeavor. On a personal level, Evi’s humility, kindness, and sense of humor contribute to building community among her peers.  

Congratulations, Evi!