Honoring Excellence: CBT Announces 2012-13 Scholarship and Award Recipients

2013 College to Careers recognition luncheon

CB&T Scholarships and Awards

Friday, April 5, 2013

College of Business and Technology students were honored for outstanding achievement at the 2013 College to Careers Conference Recognition Luncheon.

Distinguished alumni were introduced by each department's distinguished senior.

Over 40 employers from the area were also on hand to engage in networking activities with college graduating seniors.

Honoring Excellence

Eastern Kentucky University and the College of Business and Technology are also pleased to announce recipients of scholarships and awards for the 2012-13 academic year. In addition to acknowledgement at the Recognition Luncheon, a special award was presented to the College Distinguished Senior at the University Scholars Day Ceremony on Friday, April 5, 2013.

College of Business and Technology Distinguished Senior

Kristina Hamon - Journalism
Superior academic achievement, excellent leadership, citizenship, character, and service to EKU

Department Distinguished Seniors and Distinguished Alumni

Outstanding students from each of the College's departments were recognized for exceptional achievement as were Distinguished Seniors and Alumni at the Seventeenth Annual College to Careers: Student Success Conference Recognition Luncheon.

School of Applied Arts and Technology

Department of Agriculture

Departmental Distinguished Alum
Dr. Franklin R. Skipworth, DVM, '89 BS, DVM in Veterinary Medicine

Departmental Distinguished Senior
Brannon Lillard, Horticulture-Turfgrass Management
Awarded to a student possessing superior academic achievement, excellent leadership, citizenship, character, and service to EKU.

Agriculture Alumni Scholarship
Bryan Clark
Awarded to an incoming freshman majoring in Agriculture or Horticulture and is based on academic ability.

Charles C. and Betty C. Combs Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Brannon Lillard
Awarded to an outstanding junior or senior enrolled on Agriculture who has a minimum GPA of 3.25 and exhibits enthusiasm for the discipline

Glenn W. Hayes Endowed Scholarship
Kyle Biggs
Awarded to a junior or senior with an academic record conveying probability of success, excellent leadership, positive interpersonal relationship and strong character.

Home Tobacco Scholarship
Isaac Marcum
Awarded to a deserving student from Madison County, Kentucky, whose major of study at Eastern in Agriculture.

Michael Judge Scholarship
Christopher Redding
Awarded to a junior or senior Agriculture major who has a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Department of Applied Engineering and Technology

Departmental Distinguished Alum
Mr. Mark D. Klee, '90 BS in Industrial Technolog

Departmental Distinguished Senior
Jessica Dawn Jenkins, Aviation, Professional Flight and Aerospace Management
Awarded to a student possessing superior academic achievement, excellent leadership, citizenship, character, and service to EKU.

Distinguished Seniors
Eric O. Wickersham - Applied Engineering Management
Jessica D. Jenkins - Aviation
Philip D. Berry - Construction Management
Ryan Purcell - Network Security & Electronics
Amber North - Graphic Communication Management

American Association of Airport Executives
Renee Loranger
Sarah Houghton

Captain Tag Veal Aviation Scholarship
Wesley Werner-Nelson
Sara Houghton
Aviation majors based on academic achievement and extracurricular activities

Patricia Eidson Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Jessica Jenkins
Female aviation major based on academic achievement and demonstration of a strong desire to pursue a career in commercial aviation

Ralph W. Whalin Scholarship
Dawn Plunkett
Alexander Carson
Awarded to an outstanding junior level student majoring in Career and Technical Education, Computer Electronic Networking, Construction Management, Graphic Communications Management or Applied Engineering Management

Richard A. Brooker/Associated General Contractors of Kentucky Scholarship
Austin Rexroat
Sponsored by the Associated General Contractors of Kentucky - awarded to an outstanding full-time Construction Management student who is within four semesters of graduating

Murray S. Riffee Scholarship
Jaikob Ellison
Awarded by the Home Builders Association of Kentucky

Noble G. Deniston
Jessica Jenkins
Awarded to the Outstanding Senior in the Department

Department of Communication

Departmental Distinguished Alum
Ms. Schanda Stroud, '02 BA in Broadcasting

Departmental Distinguished Senior
Kristina Hamon, Journalism
Awarded to a student possessing superior academic achievement, excellent leadership, citizenship, character, and service to EKU

Distinguished Seniors
Nicolette Coontz - Broadcasting
Adam Turner - Broadcasting
Ellie Kohler - Communication Studies
Kristina Hamon - Journalism
Cari Tretina - Public Relations
Awarded by faculty in each discipline - superior academic achievement, excellent leadership, citizenship, character, and service to EKU

Christy Guttridge Award
Sarah Kaufman - Broadcasting
Kristina Hamon - Journalism
Cari Tretina - Public Relations
Awarded to an outstanding student in each curriculum area in memory of Christy Guttridge, a former student in the department

Andreas & Poppy Zizos Journalism Award
Kristina Hamon
Awarded to a journalism freshman or sophomore with a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Dr. Elizabeth Fraas Award
Taylor Pettit
Awarded to a junior or senior journalism student who has a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Glen Kleine Mass Comm Scholarship
Sarah Kaufman
Given to a student in the Mass Communication area who demonstrates academic excellence and financial need

Charles Weaver CMS Award
Horace McKinley Stratton IV
Awarded to an outstanding Communication Studies senior selected by faculty

Kappa Tau Alpha Top Scholar Award
Adam Turner

Chris Schulte Internship Award
Sarah Kaufman
Awarded to a junior or senior communication major at EKU with an interest or aptitude in the video area.

Dan Mason Broadcasting & Electronic Media Scholarship
Jason S. Edwards
Stephen Matthew Goff
Awarded to a Broadcasting and Electronic Media major with a major GPA of 3.0 and an overall GPA of at least 2.5.

Pat and Paul Gleason Public Relations Scholarship 2012-2013
Zachery C. Thompson

Kentucky Press Association Internships
Mary Barczak
Kristina Hamen
Seth Littrell
Taylor Pettit
Kyle Woosley

Dean Cannon Memorial Communication Scholarship
Sarah Kaufman

Department of Communication Freshman Broadcasting and Electronic Media Scholarship
Jason S. Edwards

Rudick Entrepreneurial Scholarship
Steven Kyle Lonkard

Cinda Wellman Communication Scholarship
Caitlin Jackson

School of Business

Financial Executives International
Brittany Neaves
Superior academic achievement and leadership in accounting

Beta Gamma Sigma Junior Scholarship
Shelby Howell
Beta Gamma Sigma junior member with the highest GPA

Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems

Departmental Distinguished Alum
Mr. Duran Hall, '90 BBA in Insurance

Distinguished Senior
Brittany Neaves, Accounting
Awarded to a student possessing superior academic achievement, excellent leadership, citizenship, character, and service to EKU.

Accounting Scholarship Fund
Sam Shearer
Awarded to an Accounting major

Bluegrass Association of Insurance Women
Lindsay Warren
Awarded to an EKU Risk Management & Insurance major

Community Trust Bank Scholarship
Shelby N. Howell
Alexandria P. Workman
Awarded to an Accounting student with a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Gayle E. Mason Scholarship Award
Rebecca J. Guilbault
Awarded to a senior, female Accounting student with a 3.2 GPA or higher

Insurance Studies Scholarship
Cierra Thompson
Awarded to an EKU Risk Management & Insurance major

McIlvaine Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Katherine A. James
Islambek Z. Amantaev
Jacob D. Carberry
Mark R. Tipton
Billy W. May
Chi Hoang Kim Nguyen
Awarded to an Accounting major.

Peoples Insurance Scholarship
Justin Wheeler
Awarded to an EKU Risk Management & Insurance major

RIMS/CPCU Scholarship
Mitchell Blaser
Jonathan Blount
Brooke Decker
Whitney Middleton
John Schmidt
Awarded to EKU Risk Management & Insurance students

Robert Chesley Scholarship Fund
Camille Oliver
Awarded to an Accounting major

Westfield Insurance Scholarship
Jarrod Wolfe
Awarded to an EKU Risk Management & Insurance major

Department of Management, Marketing and International Business

Departmental Distinguished Alum
Dr. Will McIntosh, '77 BS Business Education; '79 MBA (North Texas); '87 PhD Finance & Real Estate

Departmental Distinguished Senior
Rebekah McGee, Management
Awarded to a student possessing superior academic achievement, excellent leadership, citizenship, character, and service to EKU

Distinguished Seniors
Daniel Cornelius Jones - General Business
Rebekah Lynn McGee - Management
Logan Robert Duderstadt - Marketing
Awarded by faculty in each discipline - superior academic achievement, excellent leadership, citizenship, character, and service to EKU

Patterson Award Scholars
Lam Bao An
Kathryn Beck
Christopher Bunge
Jacob Carberry
Shaum Cawley
Ryan Cohagen
Patrick Cullen
Ian Hopkins
Macy Huff
Jordan Koeller
Austin Molen
Chelsea Shaver
Awarded by Opal and Kermit Patterson for deserving students majoring in the Department of Management, Marketing and International Business

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Published on April 05, 2013