Ryan W. Hewey
Ryan W. Hewey of Vernon is an anthropology major and archaeology minor at Central Connecticut State University with a 3.99 GPA. He received the senior prize for social and behavioral sciences at Undergraduate Research and Creative Day and at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research. Hewey was also awarded Anthropology Department Honors for the graduating senior with the highest GPA. He is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and CCSU's chapter of Lambda Alpha. He organized benefit concerts to build a school in Mali, West Africa, taught archaeology at the Hunter Montessori School in New Hartford and volunteered at the Archaeology Laboratory for African and African Diaspora Studies. In September, Hewey will begin pursuing a Ph.D. in historical archaeology. He spends his spare time pursuing his musical career and is a member of the American Society of Composers and Performers.