Indiana University East awards students during Honors Convocation

April 21st, 2008

Several Indiana University East students were recognized on Thursday, April 17 during the Honors Day Convocation in Vivian Auditorium. Interim Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar presided over the program.

Outstanding Student Awards were given to individuals in their degree programs who displayed outstanding academic achievement at IU East. Students receiving awards are the following:

School of Business

Cara Harman (Arcanum, Ohio) Outstanding Student in Accounting

David Ledford (Milton, Ind.) Outstanding Student in Business Administration

Ashlie Silver (Knightstown, Ind.) Outstanding Student in Finance

Angela Shepherd (Richmond, Ind.) Outstanding Student in Management Information Systems

Leslie Rasnick (Brookville, Ind.) Outstanding Student in Business, A.S.

School of Continuing Studies

Sherry Ervin (Cambridge City, Ind.) Outstanding Student in General Studies, B.G.S.

Kyle Meal (Rushville, Ind.) Outstanding Student in General Studies, A.A.G.S 

School of Education

Anne Allen (Centerville, Ind.) Outstanding Student in Elementary Education

Joseph Dunn (Brookville, Ind.) Outstanding Student in Secondary Education

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Rebecca Agee (Franklin, Ind.) Outstanding Student in Communication

Ashley Haley (Falmouth, Ind.) Outstanding Student in Criminal Justice, B.S.

Meghan Rose Bledsoe (Richmond, Ind.) Outstanding Student in Criminal Justice, A.S.

Jamie Yagle (Cambridge City, Ind.) Outstanding Student in Fine Arts

Abby Clapp (Eaton, Ohio) Outstanding Student in Humanities

Sonny Hodgin (Richmond, Ind.) Outstanding Student in Political Science

Barry Barker (Richmond, Ind.) Outstanding Student in Sociology

School of Natural Science and Mathematics

Kisha Jennings (Centerville, Ind.) Outstanding Student in Natural Science

Janelle Shore (Mooreland, Ind.) Outstanding Student in Mathematics

School of Nursing

Jennifer Russell (Connersville, Ind.) Outstanding BSN Student

Stephanie McGraw (Connersville, Ind.) Outstanding ASN Student

School of Social Work

Anita Williams (Richmond, Ind.) Outstanding Student in Social Work

Purdue University College of Technology at Richmond

Shane Stuart Soper, (Richmond, Ind.) Outstanding Student in Engineering Technology

Amy Ann Anderson (Eaton, Ohio) Outstanding Student in Industrial Technology

Chancellor’s Scholar Awards are campus-wide awards, presented to the highest achieving seniors, by academic school. Chancellor’s awards were presented to Von Spaulding (Richmond, Ind.) in business and economics, Mattie Burns (New Madison, Ohio) in education, Jeffrey Hughes (Hagerstown, Ind.) in general studies, Melissa Blankenship (Richmond, Ind.) in humanities and social sciences, Trisha Renner (Lewisburg, Ohio) in natural science and mathematics, Aimee Glaser (Mooreland, Ind.) in nursing and Denise Weiss (Richmond, Ind.) in social work.

This year’s ceremony also presented graduating students enrolled in the IU East Honors Program. Honors graduates are Melissa Blankenship, Kisha Jennings and Jennifer Neal (Mooreland, Ind.).

 In addition, the Naomi Osborne Award to Melissa Blankenship as the graduating senior with the highest grade point average.

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