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Pellissippi State Student Award Winners 2017-2018

ACADEMIC AWARDS

TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2018 · 6:00 P.M.

 

CLAYTON PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

 

FACULTY OF THE YEAR

2018 Recipient

Deborah Szwarc, Instructor of Accounting, Business and Computer Technology

 

Outstanding Graduate Awards

 

BUSINESS AND COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY

Administrative Professional Technology:

Health Care Office Administration Outstanding Graduate

Sarah B. Freeman

 

Business Administration:

 Accounting Outstanding Graduate

William (Bill) Cetta

 

AHEAD/Accounting Program Outstanding Graduate

Rebecca Caldwell

 

AHEAD Management Program Outstanding Graduate

Jason Humphreys

 

 Culinary Arts Outstanding Student

Nicholas Werth

 

 Hospitality Outstanding Student

Spencer Austin

 

Management Outstanding Graduate

Miriah Hardy

 

 Paralegal Studies Outstanding Student

Kristen Carol Bridges

 

 Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

 ACBSP Student Leadership

Savannah Barnes

Computer Information Technology:

Programming Outstanding Graduate

Christopher Clinard

 

Programming Outstanding Graduate

Jonathan Knight

 

Networking Outstanding Graduate

Carlos McGhee 

 

ENGINEERING AND MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES

Engineering Technology:

Civil Engineering Outstanding Graduate

Michael J. Johnston

 

Electrical Engineering Outstanding Student

Michael McKiness

 

 Mechanical Engineering Outstanding Graduate

Jonathan Wilkins

 

Interior Design Technology:

Interior Design Technology Outstanding Graduate

Lori Moreno

 

Media Technologies:

 Communications Graphics Technology Outstanding Graduate

Annastasia Underwood

 

 Photography Outstanding Graduate

Summer Campbell

 

Video Production Technology Outstanding Graduate

Kira Cupp

 

Design for Web and Print Outstanding Graduate

Chelsea Craig

 

Web Technology Outstanding Graduate

Jacob Molina

 

ENGLISH

English Outstanding Student

Anna Hawkins

 

LIBERAL ARTS

 

Fine Arts:

Student Art Permanent Collection, Outstanding Student

Kimberly Newton

 

Music Outstanding Graduate

Therese Conser

 

Excellence in Music

Noah Muncy

 

Theatre Outstanding Student

Emily Stiles

 

Foreign Language:

Excellence in French

Emily Freeny

 

Excellence in French

Marius Verfaller

 

Excellence in Spanish

Emily Gentry

 

Excellence in Spanish

Chandra Sconion

 

History:

Excellence in History

Ebony Hall

 

Speech:

Excellence in Debate & Aristotle

Stephen Lumsdaine

 

Excellence in Debate

William King

Excellence in Debate

Robert Taylor

 

Excellence in Debate

Moria Webb

 

Excellence in Debate & Most Improved

Barbara Clarie Smith

 

MATHEMATICS

Mathematics Outstanding Graduate

Zachary Dossett

 

Mathematics Outstanding Graduate

Nicholas West

 

Mathematics Outstanding Student

Devon Burkle

 

Mathematics Outstanding Student

Andrew Jerome

 

Mathematics Outstanding Student

Daniel (DJ) Roberts

 

Mathematics Outstanding Student

Jessica Stevens

 

Mathematics Outstanding Student

Juan Vidal

                                                  

 NATURAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

Allied Health Outstanding Graduate

Elliott Kim

 

Behavioral Sciences Outstanding Graduate

Barbara Claire Smith

 

Behavioral Sciences Outstanding Student

Joshua P. Duncan

 

 

Biology Outstanding Graduate

Katie Morris

 

Biology Outstanding Student

William Love

 

Chemistry Outstanding Graduate

Ian Cameron Branson

 

Organic Chemistry Outstanding Student

Logan R. Dunn

 

Early Childhood Education Outstanding Graduate

Kayla McLemore

 

Early Childhood Education Outstanding Student

Tydexstine Mcmillan

 

Physical Education Outstanding Graduate

Joseph Andrew Fowler

 

Teacher Education Outstanding Graduate

Mollie Racioppa

 

Teacher Education Outstanding Graduate

Melanie Stinnett

 

Teacher Education Outstanding Student

Rachel Duncan

 

Teacher Education Outstanding Student

Lindsay Ward

 

NURSING

Nursing Outstanding Graduate

Mike White

 

Awards of Merit

Business and Computer Technology:

Computer Information Technology Award of Merit

This award is given to a student that shows a diligent effort to acquire knowledge.

Gregory Corjuo

Caroline Lee

 

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY:

CIVIL ENGINEERING AWARD OF MERIT

This award is presented to a student in Civil Engineering in recognition of diligence and perseverance in the pursuit of excellence.

Henry R. O’Dell

 

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY:

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING AWARD OF MERIT

This award is presented to a student who through diligent application and a persistent work ethic has demonstrated the greatest improvement in academic achievement in Mechanical Engineering.

Tristan Alexander

 

Engineering Technology/Mechanical Engineering John C. Mauer Award of Merit

This award is presented to a student who, through diligent application and a persistent work ethic, has demonstrated the greatest improvement in academic achievement in Mechanical Engineering.

Justen McCarter

 

INTERIOR DESIGN TECHNOLOGY

AWARD OF MERIT

This award is presented to a student in Interior Design Technology in recognition of diligence and perseverance in the pursuit of excellence.

Hannah Butcher

 

MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES:

Photography Award of Merit

This award is presented to a student in the Media Technologies in the Photography concentration in recognition of diligence and their pursuit of excellence.

Melissa Beth (Missy) Zaloudek

 

VIDEO PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY

AWARD OF MERIT

This award is presented to a student in Media Technologies in the Video Production Technology concentration in recognition of diligence and perseverance in the pursuit of excellence.

Mark Ogle

 

Nursing Awards of Merit

These awards are presented to freshman and sophomore nursing students who have demonstrated excellence in the application of nursing knowledge, participated actively in the community and served as positive role models to other nursing students.

Liza Copeland (Freshman)

Michael Garner (Freshman)

Jessica Hutchison (Freshman)

Michael White (Sophomore)

Kelly Wolfenbarger (Freshman)

 

Student Leadership & Achievement Awards

                                                                             

 OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

These awards are presented to outstanding students who demonstrate exceptional leadership, as well as diligence and perseverance in the pursuit of excellence in their academic careers.

 

INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP

Nathalie Shagayo Ndigaya

Suong Nguyen

 

VETERAN LEADERSHIP

Brenda Marzolf

 

CAMPUS LEADERSHIP

Roddrick Biggs, Hardin Valley Campus

Jake-Lee Jones, Strawberry Plains Campus

Raven Powell, Magnolia Avenue Campus

Kennedi Thomas, Division Street Campus

Evan Warren, Blount County Campus

 

 

Service-Learning Leadership Excellence Award

This award honors student champions of civic and community engagement whose efforts advance their peers’ civic learning, stimulate community-engagement projects and research, and enhance higher education’s contributions to the public good.

Kailea Davis

Garrett Nokes

 

Pellissippi State Altruist/Scholar (Shelley Grace Clayton Award)

This award honors the student who, throughout his or her college journey, has demonstrated an overall altruistic and caring attitude toward others while maintaining high academic standards. This student is a role model for balancing civic and personal responsibility.

Kimberly Alexander

 

Outstanding Service Learning Students

Distinguished Service Medallions are awarded to students who have contributed sixty or more volunteer hours to the community during their time as Pellissippi State students.

Amber Albritton-Reiman

Kimberly Alexander

Jacob Ault

Roddrick Biggs

Kailea Davis

Sandra Davis

Robin Devereaux

Amanda Douglas

Zhwan Kurdi

Christopher McCloud

Zachary McCullum

Megan McNeal

Garrett Nokes

Alexis Qualls

Samantha Seifert

Dennis Shields

Kathleen Slice

Tara Strange

Evan Warren

Barbara White

 

Deans List

These Pellissippi State Community College students made the Dean’s List for their entire college career:

Nathan Christopher Armistead

Aaron T. Barlow

Kristen Carol Bridges

Kylee Elizabeth Haskell

William N. Johnson

Antonia Kirsten Nelson

Nathalie Shagayo Ndigaya

Elizabeth Faith Richie

Alicia Shea Roberts

Carly Rodebush

Melissa Beth Zaloudek

                                         

ALL-USA COMMUNITY COLLEGE ACADEMIC TEAM

This honor goes to students nominated by the president of the College in recognition of the scholarly achievements of students enrolled in America’s community colleges.

Virginia Clark

Nathalie Ndigaya