On Saturday, April 27, 2013, one hundred forty-seven students, friends, and family gathered at the Modern Languages and Literatures Annual Awards Banquet and Alpha Mu Gamma Initiation held in the Crimson and Gold Ballroom of the Overman Student Center. Faculty presented awards to seniors, scholarship recipients, study abroad participants, conversation partners, tutors, language club officers, and office assistants. Students from novice to intermediate to advanced levels received meritorious achievement awards to recognize their accomplishments. Robert (R.J.) Palmgren, a future teacher of Spanish, was awarded the Brett Carlson Scholarship. Annette Goode was named Outstanding Graduating Senior in French and Whitney Southard was named Outstanding Graduating Senior in Spanish.