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Students Recognized for Academic Achievements During Awards Ceremony

Posted on: April 17, 2024
By Billy Cannada,

Tigerville, SC—More than 45 academic awards were presented to North Greenville University (NGU) students on Wednesday, April 17, during the 2024 Academic Awards Day in Turner Chapel.

After a welcome from Provost and Dean of the University Faculty Dr. Hunter Baker, awards were presented for excellence in education, communication and fine arts, humanities and science, Christian studies, business and entrepreneurship, scholar athletes, outstanding freshman, American Legion citizenship, and general excellence.

A complete list of award recipients is provided below.

College of Education

Excellence in Social Studies Education

Jacob Whatley

Excellence in Music Education

Christopher Marbut

Excellence in Mathematics Secondary Education

Blakely Williams

Excellence in English Language Arts Education

Makayla George

Excellence in Elementary Education

Stelly Musser

Excellence in Early Childhood Education

Kaitlyn Taylor

College of Communication and Fine Arts

Outstanding Broadcast Media Student

Leah Williamson

Outstanding Digital Media Student

Garrick Hagen

Outstanding Strategic Communication Student

Hope Sneller

Outstanding Communication Student

Meghan Mosher

Theatre Student Leadership Award

Katherine Liederbach

Excellence in Theatre Award

Carmen Wells

The Zachary B. Bishop Ars Excellentia Award

Lauren Renee Drake

Cline School of Music Outstanding Senior in Music

Elijah Threat

College of Humanities and Sciences

Outstanding Student in Health Science

Luke Densmore

Elainee Sprinkle

Teaching Excellence in Physical Education

Keaton Moore

Excellence in Psychology

Tia Bartlett

Excellence in Biology

Ashlyn Hope Conner

Rebecca Sue Simpson

Timothy Ross Excellence in Mathematics

Kensey Doughtie

Outstanding French Student

Meredith Greene

French Academic Excellence

Olivia Brooke Jones

American Sign Language Academic Excellence

Karah Barry

Linguistics Academic Excellence

Zoe Character

Spanish Academic Excellence

Micah John Stewart

Outstanding Mountain Laurel Editor

Macy Johnson

The Veda B. Sprouse English Award

Macy Johnson

Bielecki-Willard Interdisciplinary Studies Student of the Year Award

Sebastian McGown

The Shirley A. Hickson History Award

Jacob Whatley

Behethland Butler Chapter of the DAR Award

Kedrissa Mendoza

Excellence in Criminal Justice and Legal Studies

Brooke Cushman

Cybersecurity Academic Excellence Award

Mikayla Woodward

College of Christian Studies

Excellence in Christian Studies

Matthew Swier

Excellence in Intercultural Studies

Emma Lankford

Excellence in Biblical Languages – Hebrew

Grace Black

Excellence in Biblical Languages – Greek

Matthew Swier

College of Business and Entrepreneurship

Outstanding Academic Achievement in Marketing

Jacob Auton

Outstanding Academic Achievement in Management

Karsten Shields

Outstanding Academic Achievement in Accounting

Savannah Chambers

Sport Management Outstanding Student Professionalism

Justin Toney

Kylie Futrell

General Awards

Female Scholar Athlete

Emma Mayew

Male Scholar Athlete

Zak Perdew

American Legion Citizenship Award

Elijah Threat

Sarah Delanuez

Outstanding Freshman Award

Gwinn Lankford

Rebecca Panagiotacos

General Excellence Award

Christopher Marbut

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