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BPC students, faculty lauded with honors

 

Conrad-Shelby Academic Achievement Award Chapion of Character Athletic Awards Champion of Character Athletic Awards
The Conrad-Shelby Academic Achievement Award was presented by Dr. Ron Melton, provost, to Katie Danielle Lee for highest GPA among graduating seniors. Simmons presented two Champion of Character SSAC/NAIA Athletic awards to one male and one female student-athlete. They are Amanda Averett and Felipe Sosa-Gonzalez. Simmons presented two Champion of Character SSAC/NAIA Athletic awards to one male and one female student-athlete. They are Amanda Averett and Felipe Sosa-Gonzalez.

 

Communications Award History Award International Student Award
Dr. Don Wallace presented the Communications Award to Donna Manuel. Dr. Mary Waalkes presented the History Award and the Richard B. Russell Award from the General Richard Montgomery Chapter of the Daughters of Revolutionary Colonists to Luther Caraway. Dr. Joe Tiu presented the International Student Award to Jose Vera.

 

By Kelley Arnold

Interim Director of Marketing

Brewton-Parker College last chapel service of the year was dedicated to recognizing several BPC students on a “job well done”. The Honor’s Day ceremony was held April 14 in Saliba Chapel on the Mount Vernon campus.

The largest group of recipients at this year’s ceremony was the Dean’s Scholars. These students

Leadership Award
Sherrie Helms, Dean of Students at BPC, presented two awards for leadership; one in Student Affairs and the other for student service to the college. The Leadership in Student Affairs Award was presented to Rachel Crosby.
Leadership in Student Service award
Natosha Peaster received the Leadership in Student Service to the College Award from Sherrie Helms, Dean of Students.
Math Award
Teri Salter was presented the Math Award by Prof. Forrest Rich

were named to the Dean’s List for five of the last seven semesters. Those receiving the title of Dean’s Scholar were Jennifer Nicole Adams, Chauntilia Adaway, Rebecca Brady, Elizabeth Brannen, Luther Caraway, Connie N. Cox, Letha Danuser, Christy Dixon, Timothy Leon Hammett, Stephanie Huff, Andrea Nicole Kelley, Maria Landrum, Katie Danielle Lee, Chelsea Milroy, Kristin Ott, Courtney Parker, Lara Pedraza, Robin Reese, Caroline Shuman and Heather Turner.

The Conrad-Shelby Academic Achievement Award was presented by Dr. Ron Melton, provost, to Katie Danielle Lee for highest GPA among graduating seniors.

The Athletic Award for female student-athlete was presented to Tanisha Murray by BPC Athletic Director Sheila Simmons. Simmons presented the Atheletic Award for a male student-athlete to Gerard Harewood.

Alacia McCord was presented the Business Award in Accounting by Prof. Randy Minton. Chasity Davis was presented the Business Award in Management by Prof. Charlene Williams.

Simmons presented two Champion of Character SSAC/NAIA Athletic awards to one male and one female student-athlete. They are Amanda Averett and Felipe Sosa-Gonzalez.

Dr. Don Wallace presented the Communications Award to Donna Manuel.

The Sigma Tau Delta English Language Award was presented to Lisa Vincent by Dr. Ruth Ellen Porter. Joseph O’Neal received the Film Studies Award, a new recognition, from Prof. Gareth Jones.

Dean of External Programs, Dr. Jeff Edgens, presented three External Programs awards: Business, Heather M. Turner; Social and Behavioral Sciences, Tunisia T. Spells; and General Studies, Dan Darnell Shuman.

Chelsea Milroy received the Foreign Language Award from Prof. James Bell.

Dr. Mary Waalkes presented the History Award and the Richard B. Russell Award from the General Richard Montgomery Chapter of the Daughters of Revolutionary Colonists to Luther Caraway.

Tanisha Murray received the Human Services Award from Dr. Winnifred Whittaker.

Dr. Joe Tiu presented the International Student Award to Jose Vera.

Sherrie Helms, Dean of Students at BPC, presented two awards for leadership; one in Student Affairs and the other for student service to the college.

The Leadership in Student Affairs Award was presented to Rachel Crosby. Natosha Peaster received the Leadership in Student Service to the College Award.

Teri Salter was presented the Math Award by Prof. Forrest Rich.

Dr. Glenn Eernisse presented the Music Award to Elizabeth Nichols.

Outstanding Ministry/Christianity Student Award
Prof. Brian Cribb presented the Outstanding Ministry/Christianity Student Award to Summer Behar.
Pi Gamma Mu Award
The Pi Gamma Mu Award was presented by Prof. Vance Rhoades to Joshua Davis.
Mount Vernon Bank Writing Fellowship Award
Melissa Moore, representing the Mount Vernon Bank, presented the Mount Vernon Bank Writing Fellowship Award to Rachel Allen and Courtney Parker. The fellowship includes a $1,000 cash prize, which because of the tie was split equally among the two winners.
Georgia Home Hospice President's Volunteer Service Award

Allison O’Neill was awarded the Georgia Home Hospice President’s Volunteer Service Award for more than 100 hours of volunteer time to the organization. Debbie Hilton of Georgia Home Hospice presented the award.

Christy Dixon was honored with the Outstanding Future Teacher Award by Dr. David Moffett.

Wynter Bishop was recognized for Outstanding Performance in Glimpses of Truth by Prof. Don Wallace.

The Pi Gamma Mu Award was presented by Prof. Vance Rhoades to Joshua Davis.

Chauntilia K. Adaway received the Political Science Award from Dr. Lee Cheek.

Dr. Rolando Tiu presented the Psychology Award to Allison O’Neill.

Prof. Brian Cribb presented the Outstanding Ministry/Christianity

Student Award to Summer Behar.

Dr. Chris Jones presented the Science Award to Katie Danielle Lee.

The Sociology Award was presented by Prof. Whittaker to Kim Fennell.

The Brewton-Parker College Student Government Association presented two awards honoring a member of the faculty and an academic division within the college.

SGA president Joshua Davis presented Dr. John Shuman with the Outstanding Teacher Award, and the Outstanding College Division Award was presented to the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Melissa Moore, representing the Mount Vernon Bank, presented the Mount Vernon Bank Writing Fellowship Award to Rachel Allen and Courtney Parker.The fellowship includes a $1,000 cash prize, which because of the tie was split equally among the two winners.

Allison O’Neill was awarded the Georgia Home Hospice President’s Volunteer Service Award for more than 100 hours of volunteer time to the organization. Debbie Hilton of Georgia Home Hospice presented the award.

Dr. Bill Faw also presented two awards for Assessment Day participation. Kayla Oliver and Justin Owens each received an iPod.

The final award of the ceremony, the Jordan Teaching Excellence Award, was presented by Dr. Ron Melton to Dr. Jon Shuman.

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Outstanding College Division Award

                                  The Outstanding College Division Award

                                  was presented to the Department of Social

                                  and Behavioral Sciences.

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Updated on: April 15, 2010 8:26 PM