Dr. Glen Kleine Capstone Presentations - Spring 2012 Photos

First Place recipient Jake Higgins

The Dr. Glen Kleine Spring 2012 Capstone Presentations were held on April 26, 2012 at the EKU Business and Technology Center Auditorium. The very best College of Business and Technology student projects were presented and evaluated by a panel of judges and cash awards given to the winners.

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Students presented from:

  • Accounting, Finance and Information Systems
  • Agriculture
  • Applied Engineering and Technology
  • Communication
  • Management, Marketing and International Business
  • Military Science and Leadership

Many thanks the panel who took time out of their days to judge this year's Capstone Presentations:

  • LTC(ret) Rich Livingston, Senior Army Instructor, Madison Central High School JROTC
  • Mr. David McFaddin, Director of Legislative External Affairs, ATT
  • Ms. Rita D. Morgan, CPA, Senior Accountant, Craft, Noble & Company, PLLC
  • Mr. Brian Napier, Chemist/Sr. Process Engineer, EnerSys
  • Ms. Kasey Powers, Human Resource Generalist, Scott-Gross Company, Inc.
  • Mr. David Stipes, Area Conservationist (ret), USDA Natural Resources Conservation Services

First Place

$100 cash award

Jake Higgins

Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems
Social Media: The Business Gateway to Consumer Goodwill
by: Michael "Jake" Higgins / Financial Planning
Professor: Dr. Ed Duett

Second Place Tie

$50 cash award

Nan Campbell, Greg Fowler and Michael Woods

Department of Management, Marketing and International Business
Richmond Physical Therapy, PRA
by: Greg Fowler, Patrick Phelps and Michael Woods / Marketing
Professor: Dr. Weiling Zhuang


Department of Agriculture
Assessing Climate-Hive Interactions on Eastern Kentucky Surface Mines
by: Nan Campbell
Professors: Dr. Laurie Rincker and Ms. Cheryl Friend

Honorable Mention Teams

Honorable Mention teams

Department of Applied Engineering and Technology
Quality Improvement to Out Strut the Competition
by: William Elias, Mark Smith, Matthew Turner and YiZhou (Jack) / Applied Engineering Management
Professor: Mr. Ted Lloyd


Department of Communication
Advanced Animal Care: A Social Media Exploration
by: Stephany Hayes / Public Relations; Megan Vanover / Social Work
Professor: Dr. Kathy Keltner-Previs


Department of Military Science and Leadership
A Battle Analysis on the Battle of Little Big Horn
by: Cadet MAJ Donald Laskey / Homeland Security, Military Leadership Minor
Professor: LTC Ralph Hudnall

Contact Information

Ms. Kathy Barr

Published on April 27, 2012