Academic Excellence Celebrated at IU East’s Honors Convocation

April 28th, 2014

Indiana University East celebrated the accomplishments of its students during the annual Honors Convocation held April 24.

Chancellor’s Scholar Awards are campus-wide awards, presented to the highest achieving seniors, by academic school. Chancellor’s awards were presented to:

Jeremiah Hidlebaugh, Warsaw, Ind., School of Business and EconomicsHonorsConvocation2014C

Melissa Horn, Richmond, Ind., School of Education

Thomisa Tudor, Richmond, Ind., School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Mariah Marshall, Eaton, Ohio, School of Natural Science and Mathematics

Kathryn Wiford, Minster, Ohio, School of Nursing

Heidi Kuntz, Connersville, Ind., School of Social WorkHonorsConvocation2014B

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 and Economics
Michael King, Outstanding Student in Accounting

Susan Kiefer, Connersville, Ind., Outstanding Student in Business Administration

Annita Iseminger, Mishawaka, Ind., Outstanding Student in Finance

William Juday, Richmond, Ind., Outstanding Student in Management Information Systems

Garrett Smith, Richmond, Ind., Outstanding Student in Informatics

Judith Willet, Richmond, Ind., Outstanding Graduate Student in Business

School of Education
Chaz Loehrig, Brookville, Ind., Outstanding Student in Elementary Education

Jeramie Horn, Richmond, Ind., Outstanding Student in Secondary Education

Jason Metz, Indianapolis, Ind., Outstanding Graduate Student in Education

Kylee Redford, Albany, Ind., Outstanding Student Elementary Teacher Award

Andrea Newman, Winchester, Ind., Outstanding Student Secondary Teacher Award

School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Mitch Clayton, Beaverton, Ohio, Outstanding Student in Communication Studies

Sergio Santiago, Richmond, Ind., Outstanding Student in Criminal Justice

Kelsey Rubright, Outstanding Student in Fine Arts

Dan Capps, Richmond, Ind., Outstanding Student in History

Rachel Phenis, Outstanding Student in Humanities/Music

Josh Smith, Richmond, Ind., Outstanding Student in Psychology

Gina Pardue, Boonville, Ind., Outstanding Student in General Studies

School of Natural Science and Mathematics
Jesse Keller, Eaton, Ohio, Outstanding Student in Biochemistry

Cara Tegeler, Richmond, Ind., Outstanding Student in Biotechnology

Kelsey Meyer, Eaton, Ohio, Outstanding Student in Biology

School of Nursing
Ashley Lacy, New Castle, Ind., Nursing’s Outstanding BSN student

Jenifer Keith, Rising Sun, Ind., RN to BSN Outstanding Student

Heather Wierzbinski-Cross, Richmond, Ind., Outstanding Graduate Student

School of Social Work
Rhonda Fields, New Castle, Ind., Outstanding Social Work Student

Karen Poling, Richmond, Ind., Outstanding Graduate Student

Purdue University College of Technology at Richmond
Ashley Bates, Straughn, Ind., Outstanding Student in Computer Graphics and Engineering Technology

Clinton Allen, Connersville, Ind., Outstanding Student in Organizational Leadership and Supervision

IU East Honors Program Graduates
Thomas (Toby) Bonwell, Dublin, Ind.
Mellissa Elmore, New Castle, Ind.
Cheltsi Hinners, Centerville, Ind.
Layne Husted, Centerville, Ind.
Mariah Marshall, Eaton, Ohio
Kelsey Meyer, Eaton, Ohio
Rachel Phenis, Lynn, Ind.
Samantha Powers, Fairfield, Ohio
Marci Reece, Liberty, Ind.
Megan Winn, Eaton, Ohio

Kasey Stolle, Richmond, Ind., is the Naomi Osborne Scholar. The award is given to the baccalaureate candidate with the highest grade point average. Stolle will receive her Bachelor of Science in Biology. She has been accepted to the IU School of Optometry.

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