Honors Celebration 2019


The Department of Sociology held its annual banquet and awards ceremony Wednesday, April 24 in Heth Hall. The year-end gathering celebrates the outstanding accomplishments of the past year, and marks the near-end of another academic year and the departure of graduating seniors. Amanda Burroughs received the Extraordinary Academic Achievement Award, and she won the Dr. Carole Seyfrit Award for Excellence in Research.


Mya Murphy receives the Outstanding Scholar-Citizen Award from Dr. Wisecup.


Russel Alvarez comes up to receive the Most Promising Major Award.


New inductees into the International Sociology Honor Society Alpha Kappa Delta included (from right) Shennae Spence, Scott Holt, Jocelyn Faul, Amanda Burroughs, Alexis Beard, and (not pictured) Cody Meador. They are welcomed by (from left) Drs. Lyman, Wisecup, Bradley, Hunter, and Bodenhamer.


Dr. Bradley (left) helps celebrate Alexis Beard's award for Outstanding Academic Performance in the Minor. Beard recently upped her pursuit of Sociology by switching to a major. Kendall Hale (not pictured) also was awarded for Outstanding Academic Performance in the Minor.


Department of Sociology Administrative Assistant Sidra Kaluszka (right) organized the event and arranged for catering by Thai This Express.


Dr. Bradley (left) presents the Outstanding Service in an Internship Award to Scott Holt.


Desirae Booth and Sharmaine Ramirez received Outstanding Student Leadership Awards.


After three years in the role of Department of Sociology office assistant, Julia Kell graduates this year. She received the Outstanding Service to the Department Award.


Melissa McKeldin (right) listens as Dr. Wisecup details the accomplishments that led to her being awarded as Outstanding Research Assistant.


Dr. Wagner presented Outstanding Research in Service to the Community Awards to Sharmaine Ramirez (front), Cora Bland (left), Amanda Burroughs (back), and Shaylee Hodges (not pictured) for their participation in the Roots with Wings project this semester.

Apr 25, 2019
Department of Sociology