Littleton native Ethan Robertson receives award upon graduation from Whitman College

WALLA WALLA, WA (06/05/2013)(readMedia)-- Ethan Robertson of Littleton, Colo. was honored with an award upon his graduation from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash.

Robertson was selected as a recipient of the Robert Y. Fluno Award for Best Paper in Politics, an award given to one graduating senior each year.

In addition, Robertson was elected as a new member of Phi Beta Kappa, a national honor society that recognizes students who have succeeded academically in a wide variety of courses in the arts and sciences, including mathematics and foreign language. The Whitman chapter of Phi Beta Kappa was founded in 1920.

Robertson is a 2009 graduate of Columbine High School. He received a B.A. in Politics and a minor in chemistry during the Whitman commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 19.

Whitman College is an independent, non-sectarian residential college fostering intellectual vitality, confidence and leadership in its 1,450 students. Also noted for its commitment to environmental principles, Whitman is characterized by intellect, down-to-earth sensibilities, collaboration over competition and an active lifestyle.