Cameron University's Office of Student Activities presented awards to faculty, staff and students during a ceremony held last night on the CU campus. The event included the announcement of the Top 20, comprised of outstanding juniors and seniors, and the Top 10, made up of outstanding college students over the age of 25. A committee of faculty, staff and students selects honorees for both lists based upon the nominees' grade point average, student activities, leadership and honors. Grades account for 40 percent of the total score, while activities make up 60 percent.
This year's Top 20 honorees, listed by hometown, are:
Chattanooga: Megan Mefford
Duncan: Anthony Olivo
Elgin: Ryan Faucett, Tyler Johnson
Haskell, TX: Bonnie Emert
Lawton: Lauren Bennett, Daniel Brown, Stacy Carden, Alex Castro, Amanda Finch, Christine Hanna, Margaret Hanna, Whitney Harstad, Julianne Moini, Ann Morris, Ashley Tate
Moore: Caitlyn Riedmann
Salvador-Bahia, Brazil: Ibirajara Vidal
Sherwood, AR: Cody Alan Dillon
Vlore, Albania: Sonila Abdulla
Making Cameron's Top 10 list are:
Fletcher: Teddy Neighbors
Fort Campbell, KY: Candace Gordon
Lawton: Sabine Brown, Kyle Cunningham, Sylena Howell, Bryan Nies
Oologah: Tamika Sharp
Providence, RI: Lynda Huntley
Rosbach, Germany: Tobias Kuhn
St. Andrews, Grenada: Gerlan Peters
Misael Santiago, an instructor in the Department of English and Foreign Languages, was named Professor of the Year, while Krystle McCorgary, Women's Hall Director, received the award for Advisor of the Year. Steve Scott, Maintenance Foreman for Cameron Village, was honored as Staff Person of the Year.
Organization of the Year honors went to Mathcom, fosters a wide student interest in mathematics and computer science and assists in developing skills and leadership through peer, student and faculty support.
May 1, 2009