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King University Students Honored for Accomplishments and Service

Honors Convocation Spring 2015BRISTOL, Tenn., April 20, 2015 – King University held its annual honors convocation on Monday, April 20 to honor students for their academic and athletic accomplishments as well as their commitment to community service. The following students were presented awards in recognition of their achievements.

Jack E. Snider Honors Fellows Graduates

Luis Alonso, Sugar Hill, Ga.

Bradley Baker, Bluff City, Tenn.

Jessany Bowman, Kingsport, Tenn.

Kelsey Collins, Bluff City, Tenn.

Megan Dickens, Laurel Bloomery, Tenn.

Sara Fox, Bristol, Tenn.

Erin Graybeal, Piney Flats, Tenn.

Hillary Griffin, Johnson City, Tenn.

Randi (Michelle) Hall, Bristol, Tenn.

Chelsea Herron, Knoxville, Tenn.

Megan Jenkins, Maryville, Tenn.

Madeline Long, Castlewood, Va.

Lauren Miller, Bluff City, Tenn.

Elizabeth Owens, Grundy, Va.

Bo Pogoloff, Boone, N.C.

Brooke Widner, Marion, Va.

The Frederick Buechner Institute Award

Elizabeth Owens, Grundy, Va.

SCHOOL OF APPLIED SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Outstanding Graduate in Communication Studies Award

Megan Dickens, Laurel Bloomery, Tenn.

 

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Religious Studies Award

Trevor Wentt, Virginia Beach, Va.

Foundations of Christian Thought And Practice Award

Fall 2014 – Maggie Edwards, Clinchco, Va.

Spring 2015 – Erin Jennings, Smyrna, Tenn.

Greek Award

Jonathan Owens, Grundy, Va.

Geneva King Memorial Scholarship Fund

Rachel Arrowood, Hampton, Tenn.

Evelyn W. Snider English Scholarship

Olivia Underwood, Pearland, Texas

French Language Award

Sarah Ruth Collins, Fall Branch, Tenn.

Advanced Studies in French Award

Lindsey Danielle Osborne, Abingdon, Va.

Spanish Language Award

Marina Doi, Kingsburg, Calif.

Advanced Studies in Spanish Award

Rachel Arrowood, Hampton, Tenn.

American Choral Directors Association National Student Award

Michelle Hall, Bristol, Tenn.

Evelyn W. Snider Applied Music Scholar

Rebekah Triska, Bristol, Tenn.

Allen Trousdale Guild Players Awards

Philip Mueller, Bristol, Tenn.

Wayne Thomas, Bristol, Tenn.

Bob Dotson, Blountville, Tenn.

Robin Dotson, Blountville, Tenn.

History Award

Jarred McKinney. Maylene, Ala.

Bo Pogoloff, Boone, N.C.

Women’s History Club Award

Bob Dotson, Blountville, Tenn.

Rocky Graybeal, Blountville, Tenn.

John W. Burgess Award in Political Science

Luis Alonzo, Sugar Hill, Ga.

Howard and Pearl Weaver Award in Organic Chemistry

Rebekah Frye, Chihowie, Va.

Arthur W. King Memorial Scholarship in Physics

Shuler Hopkins, Blountville, Tenn.

Sarah Katherine Stamper Award in Biology

Morgan Greene, Blountville, Tenn.

Eula Cosby Coffey Awards in the Basic Sciences

Victoria Cox, Bristol, Tenn.

Marina Doi, Kingsburg, Calif.

Regina Doi, Kingsburg, Calif.

Rebekah Frye, Chilhowie, Va.

Natural Science and Mathematics Award

Bradley Baker, Bluff City, Tenn.

William E. Torbert Memorial Scholarship

Shuler Hopkins, Blountville, Tenn.

 

SCHOOL OF BEHAVIORAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES

Security Student Award

Ben Briscoe, Black Mountain, N.C.

Intelligence Scholar Award

Ben Briscoe, Black Mountain, N.C.

Information Technology Award

Joshua Thornburg, Bristol, Tenn.

Mary Richmond Social Work Student of The Year

Catherine “Catie” Horne, Bristol, Va.

Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology 2015 Inductees

Caroline Hunter Bowman, Piney Flats, Tenn.

Mackie Carr, Bristol, Tenn.

Kelsey Collins, Bluff City, Tenn.

Rebekah Gross, Bristol, Tenn.

Andrea Hill, Gray, Tenn.

Deeanna Luchini, Bristol, Va.

Katelyn Morrell, Piney Flats, Tenn.

Hanna Smyth, Arlington, Tenn.

Grace Underwood, Pearland, Texas

Outstanding Student in Athletic Training Award

Chelsea Bowling, Elizabethton, Tenn.

Brittney Faust, Butler, Penn.

Iota Tau Alpha - The National Honor Society for Athletic Training 2015 Inductees

Kendyl Baird, Boone, N.C.

Austin Dayton, Kingsport, Tenn.

Chris Hicks, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England

Bailey Torrez, Reno, Nev.

 

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

Outstanding Business and Economics Graduate Award

Brandon Patterson, Nashville, Tenn.

Outstanding Bachelor of Business Administration Graduate Award

Stephanie Fry-Thomas, Knoxville, Tenn.

Outstanding Master of Business Administration Graduate Award

Jade Schroeder, Cocoa Beach, Fla.

Enactus Leadership Award

Blake Quesenberry, Bristol, Va.

 

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

Excellence in Teaching Award

Kristin Proffitt, Blountville, Tenn.

Outstanding Master of Education Graduate

Sarah Lamb, Kingsport, Tenn.

 

SCHOOL OF NURSING

Service Professional Pillar Award

Darrell Hull, Andersonville, Tenn.

Integrity Professional Pillar Award

Ambery Arrigo, Knoxville, Tenn.

Commitment Professional Pillar Award

Robin Cole, Bristol, Tenn.

 

PEEKE SCHOOL OF CHRISTIAN MISSION

 Catherine Peeke Award

Laura Mickensie Neely, Bristol, Va.

 

ATHLETIC AWARDS

Academic Athlete of the Year

Chelsea Bowling, Elizabethton, Tenn.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes Female Student Athlete of the Year Awards

Maegan Henry, Bluefield, Va.

Payton Tipton, Cleveland, Tenn.

 Fellowship of Christian Athletes Male Student Athlete of the Year Awards

Jonathan Dunn, Bland, Va.

Trevor Wentt, Virginia Beach, Va.

Team Academic Award

Women’s Golf

Chi Alpha Sigma - The National Collegiate Honor Society

Baseball:

Joe Ganger, Jonesborough, Tenn.

Nate Helke, Troy, Ohio

Mark Hencken, Eureka, Mo.

Matt Jackson, Johnson City, Tenn.

Heath Loyd, Johnson City, Tenn.

Alex Martin, Kingston, Tenn.

Josh Merrill, Wichita, Kan.

Josh Stephens, Summerfield, N.C.

Eric Stapleton, Defiance, Ohio

Men’s Soccer

Kendale Liburd, St. Kitts, West Indies

Women’s Soccer

Kaitlin Robinson, Signal Mountain, Tenn.

Kayli Moore, Bristol, Va.

Casey Shanklin, Knoxville, Tenn.

Kendyl Baird, Boone, N.C.

Men’s And Women’s Golf

Anna Walker, Marion, Va.

Cortnee Young, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Elizabeth Swallow, Kintbury, Hungerford, Berkshire, England

John Scott, Glasgow, Scotland

Sam Hobday, Ipswich, Suffolk, England

Jake Stone, Holly Springs, N.C.

Cycling

William Mehta, Hindhead, Surrey, England

Cheer

M’lisa Burrow, Elizabethton, Tenn.

Lauren Carrier, Bluff City, Tenn.

Kayla Garland, Erwin, Tenn.

Amy Kiningham, Maryville, Tenn.

Nicole Neilson, Johnson City, Tenn.

Men’s Volleyball

Chandler Wellmann, Brenham, Texas

Women’s Volleyball

Payton Tipton, Cleveland, Tenn.

Jordan Baty, Wilmington, N.C.

Summer Kremer, Orlando, Fla.

Olivia Underwood, Pearland, Texas

Grace Underwood, Pearland, Texas

Lauren Willoughby, Cary, N.C.

Casey Williams, Bristol, Tenn.

Ashleigh Manke, New Smyrna Beach, Fla.

Hanna Smyth, Arlington, Tenn.

Women’s Basketball

Bonnie Durrett, West Paducah, Ky.

Chelsea Bowling, Elizabethton, Tenn.

Alley Sprouse, Parrottsville, Tenn.

Tia Keitt, Dallas, Ga.

Men’s Basketball

Drew Standifer, Knoxville, Tenn.

 

STUDENT AFFAIRS

 Student Leadership Award

Lauren Miller, Bluff City, Tenn.

RA of the Year Award

Maegan Henry, Bluefield, Va.

Bristol’s Promise Community Service Award

Claire Digman, Charleston, W.V.

Kyle Huffman, Charleston, W.V.

Faculty / Staff Appreciation Award

Faculty – Scott Robinson, assistant professor of Political Science

Staff – Michael Webb, director of Alumni Services

 

2014/2015 Student Government Association Leadership

President – Jonathan Carrier, Bristol, Tenn.

Vice President – Tallas Snodgrass, Blountville, Tenn.

 

2014/2015 Faculty and Student Lecturers

Faculty:    Brandon Story, assistant professor of English

                 Joshua Rudd, instructor of Biology

Student:  Rachel Arrowood, Hampton, Tenn.

                Elizabeth Swallow, Kintbury, Hungerford, Berkshire, England

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