Dr. Glen Kleine Capstone Presentations - Spring 2019

Dr. Tom Erekson and first place winner James Pettit

The Spring 2019 Dr. Glen Kleine Capstone Presentations were held

Thursday, May 2, 2019
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Business & Technology Center Rogow Auditorium (BTC 049)
EKU Campus

Cash awards were given for the top presentations as evaluated by a panel of judges. Students presented projects from:

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

The event was open to all students, faculty, and the general public.

Guidelines for Presenters

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

  • Ms. Lisa DeVaughn Foley, CPA (AFIS), Member, Baldwin CPAs, PLLC, Richmond, KY
  • Ms. Jana Norton (AG), Business Manager, Research, Alltech, Nicholasville, KY 
  • Ms. Jean Marlow (AET), Deputy Chief Technical Officer, EKU Information Technology, Richmond, KY
  • Ms. Amanda Baker Collins (MMIB), Area HR Manager, Sherwin Williams, Richmond, KY
  • MAJ Sam O'Bryan (MSL), Kentucky Army National Guard, Richmond, KY


First Place - $250 award

Dr. Tom Erekson, James PettitDepartment of Military Science and Leadership
Okinawa’s Typhoon of Steel: A Battle Analysis
by: James Pettit, Police Studies, Military Science minor
Professor: LTC Jerimiah Corbin

Second Place - $150 award

Dr. Tom Erekson, Coby Cumbow, Kassidy Easterling, Randa Morris, James Scott WinterDepartment of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems
The Impact of Dodd-Frank on Community Banks and the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act of 2018
by: Coby Cumbow, Accounting; Kassidy Easterling, Accounting/Management; Randa Morris, Agriculture; James Scott Winter, Economics
Professor: Maggie Abney

Third Place - $100 award

Dr. Tom Erekson, Allyssa Morrison, Jackie Buis, Andrea Tyra, Abby SandersDepartment of Management, Marketing, and International Business
Selecting Stars: A Proposed Behavioral Interview System
by: Jackie Buis, Management; Allyssa Morrison, Management; Abby Sanders, Management; Andrea Tyra, Management/Criminal Justice
Professor: Dr. Mike Roberson

Honorable Mention - Certificate

Dr. Tom Erekson, Allen E. BakerDepartment of Applied Engineering and Technology
All-in-one Computer Network: Consolidating the entire Small Business IT infrastructure into a set-top box
by: Allen E. Baker, Network Security and Electronics
Professor: Dr. Vigs Chandra

Dr. Erekson, John Sharpe, Davis JaggersDepartment of Agriculture
Hemp Production and Marketability
by: David Jaggers, Agriculture; John Sharpe, Horticulture
Professors: Dr. Mike McDermott

Contact Information

Allison McCann

Published on March 26, 2019