CEHD recognizes top students

The College of Education and Human Development presented awards to many of its students during a ceremony May 5.
The College of Education and Human Development presented awards to many of its students during a ceremony May 5.

Radford University's College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) recognized and honored many of its students during the college's ninth annual awards ceremony May 5 in the Bonnie Hurlburt Auditorium.

Awards were presented to outstanding students in Appalachian Studies; Counselor Education; Health and Human Performance; Recreation, Parks and Tourism; and the School of Teacher Education and Leadership.

Also recognized were students who in April received the Hattie M. Strong Foundation Scholarship, students who participated this spring in the annual Teachers of Promise Institute in Richmond and students who served as CEHD ambassadors.

Students recognized at the ceremony:

Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Virginia Scholars Award: Matti Hamed

Teachers of Promise: Joseph Bull, Lauren Butler, Teri Kleiderlein, Marquita Pickett and Rachel Wimer.

Virginia State Reading Association Ambassadors: Callie Clary, Martin De Anda, Kaitlyn Hughes, Matthew Richardson and Jessica Santos.

Hattie M. Strong Foundation Scholarship recipients: Megan Foster, Jillian Kelly, Marquita Pickett, Kelly Sieber, Jenna Welch and Jesse Witt.

CEHD Student Ambassadors: Casey Bennett, Jeanie Sosa and Destinee Taft.

Outstanding Student in Appalachian Studies: Caroline Leggett

Outstanding Students in Counselor Education
Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Amber Samuels
Master of Science in School Counseling: Mary Gail Brooks
Outstanding Student in Counselor Education: Jennifer Trice

Outstanding Students in Health and Human Performance
Athletic Training: Lauren Cox
Health Education and Health Promotion: Carolyn Ansel
Physical and Health Education: Jesse Witt
Sport Administration: Destiny Etuk
Allied Health Sciences: Hannah Duff
Nutrition and Dietetics: Lindsey Birch
Overall Outstanding Student in HHP: Hannah Duff

Outstanding Students in Recreation, Parks and Tourism (RCPT)
Outdoor Recreation: Austyn Diloia
Recreation Therapy: Devon Burnette
Tourism and Special Events: Sarah Sheppard
Overall Outstanding RCPT Student: Lacey Wakeman

Outstanding Students in the School of Teacher Education and Leadership
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education: Marquita Pickett
Undergraduate Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education: D’Andra Hughes
Master of Science Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education: Amanda Greenwood
Undergraduate Special Education General Curriculum: Alec Yutzler
Master of Science Special Education General and Adapted Curriculum: Gabrielle Carraccio
Elementary Education: Destinee Taft
Secondary Mathematics Education: Maxwell “Max” Biskup
Secondary Science Education: Matti Hamed
Secondary Social Science Education: Ryan Wade
Middle School Education: Raymond Whitis
Overall Outstanding Student-Undergraduate: Carmen Freeze
Master of Science in Mathematics Education: Alexander “Alex” Moore
Master of Science in Educational Leadership: Tammi Belcher
Master of Science in Literacy Education: Emily Whitmor

May 23, 2017
Chad Osborne