BHS alum earns award from Kalamazoo College

Published 9:40 am Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Brandywine High School graduate Diane Seuss, who is the writer in residence and an assistant professor of English at Kalamazoo College, accepted the 2017 Florence J. Lucasse Fellowship for Excellence in Scholarship at a ceremony May 19 at the college.

The award is the highest bestowed by the Kalamazoo College faculty, and it honors the recipient’s contributions in creative work, research and publication.

Diane Seuss

Seuss is the 28th person in the college’s history to receive the award.

Seuss is a previous recipient of the Florence J. Lucasse Lectureship for Excellence in Teaching, and many of her students have been accepted into the most prestigious master’s degree programs in the country.

She was also one of two finalists for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.