Cameron University residential students honored with awards

Cameron University’s Resident Hall Association (RHA) honored students who live on campus during a recent celebration. Resident Hall Association promotes community building and socialization among residents. Each resident assistant (RA) selected two honorees, one to be named Most Valuable Resident and one recognized with an award created by the RA, to recognize residents who furthered the RHA mission.

“Living in a resident hall room in Shepler Towers or an apartment in Cameron Village provides students with a community feeling,” says Chris Drew, Director of Student Housing and Residence Life. “We want our residents to get acquainted with their neighbors and participate in a community that will support them throughout their college journey. Many form study groups or collaborate on academic projects. Others form lifelong friendships. Life in campus housing can be both fun and educational, and plays a significant role providing a complete college experience for CU students.”

Students named Most Valuable Resident were recognized for being good citizens and for supporting the community of their respective floor/building within Student Housing. They are: Akilah Charles, Sarha Smallwood, Colin To, Caitlyn Reser and Kavis Murry, Lawton; Sam Averill, Christchurch, New Zealand; Brandy Carr, Gainesville, Texas; Drew Henderson, Watauga, Texas;  Savon Matthews  Colorado Springs, Colo.; Lari Robertson, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.; and Rebeka Velasova, Bern, Switzerland;

Other housing residents who made an impression on their RA and their respective awards are:

Robin Boudiette, Lawton, “Oh, Hi!” Award

James Cross, Lawton, Let The Good Times Roll Award

Dalton Dorsey, Lawton, Most Outgoing Resident

Abbey Gammill, Duncan, Fish are Friends not Food Award

Daniella Gonzalez, Altus, Beauty Expert

Bethany Green, Oklahoma City, Old Faithful Award

Samuel Kelly, Shreveport, La., Friendliest Resident Award

David McDonald, Kingston, Jamaica, “Mac” Daddy Award

Mark Medina, Sapulpa, “Et tu, brute” Award

Rhealyn Rufo, Fletcher, Most Helpful Resident Award

Faith Sears, Monticello, Ind., Sweet like Candy Canes on Christmas

Emily Whatley, Lawton, Wind Beneath My Wings Award

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May 9, 2019