Costello '10 Receives von Kienbusch and Mueller Awards
Graduating ChE senior Elizabeth S. Costello ’10 was honored with two major awards at the May 31 Class Day ceremonies.
A member of the cross-country and track and field teams, Liz Costello is recognized is one of the greatest distance runners in Ivy League history. She was the Ivy League cross-country champion all four of her years at Princeton, a feat accomplished only once prior in the league's history; she led the team to four Ivy League team titles and four NCAA appearances, including top-five national team finishes in her last two seasons; and holds the Princeton record in the mile, 1,000-meter run and distance medley relay; and earned All-America honors in cross-country and track and field.
Costello shared the University-wide C. Otto von Kienbusch Award, which recognizes a “senior woman of high scholastic rank who has demonstrated a general proficiency in athletics and the qualities of true sportsmanship.”
She also shared the School of Engineering’s George J. Mueller Award, which honors “that graduating senior who over his or her four undergraduate years at Princeton has most evidently combined high scholarly achievement in the study of engineering with quality performance in intercollegiate athletics.”