CU Office of Student Activities presents annual awards

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