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Awards Presented During BPC Honors Day Ceremony

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Husband and wife team, Clarke and Treva Johnson, receive special recognition during the Honors Day ceremony on May 1. Treva receives the Conrad-Shelby Academic Achievement Award, and Clarke is given the History Award.

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Marla Hollis, a Dean's Scholar Academic Achievement Award recipient stands with her parents and Dr. Chris Jones following the awards ceremony.
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Professor Randy Minton presents Fabian Moreira with the Business Award in Information Systems. Moreira also received a Dean's Scholar Academic Achievement Award and the Athletic Award for a male student-athlete.

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SGA President Jonathan Brown presents Joshua Johnson with the Outstanding Staff Member Award.

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Dr. Susan White presents the Outstanding Future Teacher Award to Krystal Heider.

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Mr. Jim Beall presents the Leadership in Student Services Awards to Shantel Thompson, Joshua McPhatter, and Jason Baxley. (Photos by Mandy Corbin)

 

MOUNT VERNON—Many Brewton-Parker College students who have received high levels of success during their academic studies took center stage during the annual Honors Day ceremony May 1 in Saliba Chapel on the Mount Vernon Campus. Dr. Chris Jones, interim vice president of academic services, presided over the ceremony.

Dr. Jones recognized the largest group of recipients at this year’s ceremony, the Dean’s Scholars. These students were named to the Dean’s List for five of the last seven semesters. Honorees were: Henry Guigou, Lynette Hess, Marla Hollis, Fabian Moreira, Megan Leighann Newberry, Richard Purcell, Amy Rodriguez, and Tyronne Stafford.

Dr. Jones also presented the Conrad-Shelby Academic Achievement Award to Treva Johnson. This award is presented to the graduating senior with the highest GPA.

Three awards were presented for Assessment Day Recognition by Dr. Carol O’Dell. Jennifer Wooten received the Highest Senior Score Award. Laura Veale received the Highest Junior Score Award. The Assessment Day Drawing was awarded to Rene Martinez.

BPC Athletic Director Sheila Simmons presented the Athletic Award for highest academic achievement for a female student-athlete to Megan Leighann Newberry. Simmons presented the Athletic Award for a male student-athlete to Fabian Moreira. Simmons also presented two Champion of Character SSAC/NAIA Athletic Awards to one male and one female student-athlete. The awards went to Leonardo Pinto and Courtney Howard.

Professor Randy Minton presented the Business Award for Information Systems to Fabian Moreira.

The Communications Award was presented to Mauricio Mino by Dr. Don Wallace.

Three students were presented with the Sigma Tau Delta English Award.  Dr. Ruth Ellen Porter presented awards to Chelsea Moore, Ashley Marsteller, and Benjamin Gillespie.

Andrea Smith and Reese Simmons received the Foreign Language Award from Dr. Ruth Ellen Porter.

The History Award was presented by Dr. Ian Crowe to Clarke Johnson.

Professor Gareth Jones presented the International Student Award to Leonardo Pinto.

Brandon Whitmore was presented with the Math Award by Professor Forrest Rich.

The Outstanding Future Teacher Award was presented to Krystal Heider by Dr. Susan White.

Lynn Jackson was presented with the Political Science Award by Dr. Ian Crowe.

The Psychology Award was presented by Professor Vance Rhoades to Ashley Marsteller. Professor Rhoades also presented the Pi Gamma Mu Award to Katherine Melissa Gonzalez.

Three awards for religious studies were presented by Dr. Jerry Ray. Joshua Fletcher received the Outstanding Ministry/Christianity Student Award. The Religious Leadership Award was presented to Andrew Tucker. The Religious Service Award was presented to Darren Talley.

The Richard B. Russell Award, which is sponsored by the General Richard Montgomery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Colonists, was presented by Dr. Ian Crowe to Reese Simmons.

Dr. Jon Shuman presented the Science Award to Anamecia Torres.

Mr. Jim Beall, vice president for enrollment services, presented four awards for leadership; he awarded three for Student Affairs and one for Student Services to the College. Students receiving Leadership in Student Affairs Awards were Nathanael New, Jason Baxley, Joshua McPhatter, and Shantel Thompson received the Leadership in Student Services to the College Award.

The Brewton-Parker College Student Government Association presented three awards honoring a member of the faculty, a member of the staff, and an academic division within the college. SGA President Jonathan Brown presented the Outstanding Faculty Member Award to Professor Vance Rhoades. Joshua Johnson received the Outstanding Staff Member Award. The Outstanding College Division Award this year was presented to Arts and Science.

Graduation will be held on Saturday, May 12, at 10 a.m. in Saliba Chapel.

Brewton-Parker College is the only accredited four-year Christian college in south Georgia.

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The mission of Brewton-Parker College, a Georgia Baptist college, is to develop the whole student through the application of Biblically-centered truth to a liberal arts curriculum in a community of shared Christian values.

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The mission of Brewton-Parker College, a Georgia Baptist college, is to develop the whole student through the application of Biblically-centered truth to a liberal arts curriculum in a community of shared Christian values.
 
Brewton-Parker College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Brewton-Parker College.
 
Updated on: May 8, 2012 4:32 PM