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BPC lauds students, faculty at Honors Chapel

Dr. Bill Faw
Dr. Bill Faw, left, is presented the Jordan Teaching Excellence Award by Dr. Ron Melton, provost. (Photos by Kelly Vickers)

 

By Kelley Arnold

Director of News & Public Information

MOUNT VERNON—Brewton-Parker College’s last chapel service of the year was dedicated to recognizing several BPC students on a “job well done”. The Honor’s Day ceremony was held April 27 in Saliba Chapel on the Mount Vernon campus.

Dr. Bryan Cribb
Dr. Bryan Cribb, right, is presented the Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award (2009-2010) by SGA President Joshua McPhatter.

The largest group of recipients at this year’s ceremony was the Dean’s Scholars. These students were named to the Dean’s List for five of the last seven semesters. Those receiving the title of Dean’s Scholar were Jennifer Nicole Adams, Heidi Kay Allen, Tonya Cornelius Bailey, Samuel Martin Baker, Samuel Charles Behar, Rebecca Suzanne Brady, Elizabeth J. Brannen, Bethany Hope Brown, Bradley Jason Floyd, Timothy Leon Hammett, Gloria Faye Holloway, Stephanie Renee Huff and Andrea Nicole Kelley.

Also, Linda Marie Landrum, Rachel Margaret Manuszak, Erica Renee Miller, Chelsea L. Milroy, Courtney Danielle Parker, Cynthia Denise Rollins, Tracey Leigh Sirmans, Vivian Suzanne Smith, Kerry Renae Talbert, Jamie Denise Tucker, Laura L. Warhola and William Weldon.

The Conrad-Shelby Academic Achievement Award was presented by Dr. Ron Melton, provost, to four students with the highest grade point average. With a GPA of a perfect 4.0, these students tied for the award: Heidi Kay Allen, Elizabeth Joy Brannen, Chasity Davis and Timothy Leon Hammett.

Mount Vernon Bank Writing Fellowship
Melissa Moore, center, of Mount Vernon Bank presents the Mount Vernon Bank Writing Fellowship Award to Jacob Evors, left, and James Michael Bibb.

The Athletic Award for female student-athlete was presented to Chelsea Milroy by BPC Athletic Director Sheila Simmons. Simmons presented the Athletic Award for a male student-athlete to Gerard Harewood.

Leah Bennett was presented the Business Award in Accounting by Prof. Randy Minton. Michael Gonzales and Jose Vera were presented the Business Award in Management by Prof. Charlene Williams. Treva Johnson was presented the Business Award in Information Systems by Prof. David Kight.

Simmons presented two Champion of Character SSAC/NAIA Athletic awards to one male and one female student-athlete. They are Nate Green and Angelica Turner.

Dr. Don Wallace presented the Communications Award to Angelica Turner.

The Sigma Tau Delta English Language Award was presented to Rebecca Brady and Courtney Parker by Dr. Ruth Ellen Porter. Jeffrey Jackson received the Film Studies Award from Prof. Gareth Jones.

Jimmy Ward Jr.
Jimmy Ward, Jr. (right), pastor of Lakeview Baptist Church in Cochran, is presented the Barnabus Award, a special award from the Division of Religion & Philosophy, by Division Chair, Dr. Hal Ostrander.

James Minnick received the Foreign Language Award from Dr. Bill Denni.

Dr. Ian Crowe presented the History Award to Chelsea Milroy. Dr. Mary Waalkes presented Mrs. Rose McRae, who presented the Richard B. Russell Award to Linda Marie Landrum on behalf of the General Richard Montgomery Chapter of the Daughters of Revolutionary Colonists.

Jennifer Adams received the Human Services Award from Dr. Susan Kinsella.

Prof. Zeke Addison, on behalf of Sandra Clay, presented the International Student Award to Karel Alejandra Ruiz.

Sherrie Helms, Dean of Students at BPC, presented two awards for leadership; one in Student Affairs and the other for student service to the college. The Leadership in Student Affairs Award was presented to Jason Baxley and Jeffrey Jackson. Joshua McPhatter received the Leadership in Student Service to the College Award.

Jose Vera, Charlene Williams, Michael Gonzales
Jose Vera, left, and Michael Gonzales, right, receive the Business Award in Management from Dr. Charlene Williams.

Dr. Glenn Eernisse presented the Music Award to three individuals: Mandy Madson, Jared Register and Cynthia Rollins.

Andrea Kelly was honored with the Outstanding Future Teacher Award by Dr. David Moffett.

Joseph Jones was recognized for Outstanding Ministry/Christian Studies Student by Dr. Hal Ostrander.

The Pi Gamma Mu Award was presented by Prof. Vance Rhoades to Kerry Talbert.

Wade Ownbey received the Political Science Award from Dr. Rolando Tiu.

Dr. Tiu also presented the Psychology Award to Stephanie Huff.

Prof. Brian Cribb presented the Religious Service Award to Stephen Moye, the Religious Leadership Award to Sam Behar, and the Barnabus Award, a special award from the Division of Religion & Philosophy to Jimmy Ward Jr. Ward received the award for being a great encourager to the students and faculty of the Division, and for “modeling Christ to others,” said Dr. Ostrander, Division chair.

Andrea Kelly
Andrea Kelly is awarded the Outstanding Future Teacher Award by Dr. David Moffett.

Dr. Jon Shuman presented the Science Award to Jake Giannini.

The Sociology Award was presented by Dr. Harry Vogel to Brian G. Hobbs.

The Brewton-Parker College Student Government Association presented two awards honoring a member of the faculty and an academic division within the college. SGA president Joshua McPhatter presented Dr. Bryan Cribb with the Outstanding Teacher Award, and the Outstanding College Division Award was presented to the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, for the second year in a row.

Melissa Moore, representing the Mount Vernon Bank, presented the Mount Vernon Bank Writing Fellowship Award to two students: James Michael Bibb and Jacob Evers. The fellowship includes a $1,000 cash prize. The winning essays were written on the topic of “Buy Local”.

Dr. Bill Faw presented two awards for Assessment Day participation. Jeffrey Jackson and James Whithead each received an iPod.

The final award of the ceremony, the Jordan Teaching Excellence Award, was presented by Dr. Ron Melton to Dr. Bill Faw.

 

Nate Green
Nate Green receives the Champion of Character SSAC/NAIA Athletic Award to a Male Student Athlete from Athletic Director Sheila Simmons.
Elizabeth Joy Brannen
Dr. Ron Melton, provost, presents the Conrad-Shelby Academic Achievement Award to Elizabeth Joy Brannen. Brannen tied for this award with three others with a GPA of a perfect 4.0.
Treva Johnson

Dr. David Kight presents Treva Johnson with the Business Award in Information Systems.

Mrs. Rose McRae, Linda Marie Landrum
Mrs. Rose McRae of the General Richard Montgomery Chapter of Daughters of American Colonists presents the Richard B. Russell Award to Linda Marie Landrum.
Chasity Davis
Dr. Ron Melton, provost, presents the Conrad-Shelby Academic Achievement Award to Chasity Husted Davis. Davis tied for this award with three others with a GPA of a perfect 4.0.
Cindy Rollins, Dr. Eernisse, Jared Register
Dr. Glenn Eernisse presents the Music Award to three students: Mandy Madson (not pictured), Cynthia Rollins, left, and Jared Register, right.
Kerry Talbert
Prof. Vance Rhoades presents the Pi Gamma Mu Award to Kerry Talbert.
Jason Baxley, Sherrie Helms, Jeffrey Jackson
Dean of Students Sherrie Helms presented two students with the Leadership in Student Affairs Award: Jason Baxley, left, and Jeffrey Jackson, right.
Angelica Turner
Athletic Director Sheila Simmons presents the SSAC/NAIA Champions of Character Award for a female student-athlete to Angelica Turner.

 

 

 

 

 

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Updated on: May 6, 2010 4:15 PM