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May 16, 2018

Avila University Honors Students and Faculty At 32nd Annual Honors Ceremony

(May 16, 2018) KANSAS CITY, MO – Eighty Avila University students were honored on April 28 at the 32nd Annual Honors Ceremony. Nine students were elected into Delta Epsilon Sigma, the national scholastic honor society for students of universities with Catholic traditions and six students were elected into Kappa Gamma Pi, the national Catholic college graduate honor society exemplifying leadership, scholarship, faith and service. Twenty students received the Avila University Student Award of Excellence. One faculty member, Sarah Sanford., M.S., Ed., R.T. (R) (CT) Clinical Coordinator and Instructor, Radiologic Science was named Professor of the Year.

Individual Awards

  • Theatre Senior of the Year ………………………………………..Mikala Sullivan
  • Martha Smith Award for History ……………………………Daniel J. Beumer
  • The Jane Jordon Music Award …………….. Jessica Lewis, Alexandra Mester
  • Avila Advantage Undergraduate Student of the Year ……….. Katherine Cross
  • Outstanding MBA Student ………………………………………. Taberie Kramer
  • Outstanding Student in Accounting …………………………….. Jazmin Salazar
  • Outstanding Student in Business Administration……………... Ruzica Bjelobrk
  • Outstanding Student in Finance ………………………………. Tanner Finnegan
  • Outstanding Student in Management ………………………….. Courtney Martin
  • William Randall Sowers Award ………………………………..… Jazmin Salazar
  • Outstanding Student in Marketing ……………………………..…. Brock Hansen
  • Eschbacher Excellence in Education ……... Wyatt Beebe, Mackenzie Pritchett
  • Laura Sloan Outstanding Student Teacher ……………………..… Kateri Lovell
  • Graduate Psychology Outstanding Scholar Award ……………….. Sheri Brown
  • MSCP Promising Professional Award ………………………….… Kristen Brown
  • Psi Chi Distinguished Scholar Award ………………….…………… Laurel Dehn
  • Taichi Sasamoto Award for Exceptional Performance in Psychology ..Kenneth Baker
  • Dorothy Gallagher Award …………………………….…….. Amanda Eisenmann
  • Outstanding Social Work Student Award ……………………….…. Shelby Lines
  • School of Nursing Excellence in Leadership Award …………..… Tiffany Archer
  • Most Outstanding Senior in Nursing Award …………………….. Joseph Strauch
  • School of Nursing Excellence in Clinical Nursing Practice …..Taylor Carli Boen, Dominic Spalitto L
  • Outstanding Kinesiology Student Award ………………………… Daniel Wells
  • Carole Hillestad Award for Outstanding Student in Radiologic Science …….. Mia Rosinski
  • Stephanie A. Whisler Award for Outstanding Clinical Achievement in Radiologic Science..... Bailey Reardon
  • Dallas Outstanding Leadership Award in Communication …. Jessica Albina
  • Dallavis Outstanding Leadership Award in Art + Design . Indrasari MacKenzie Mursid
  • Student Scholar Day Best Oral/Performance Presentation (first place) ….. Courtney Tabish
  • Student Scholar Day Best Oral/Performance Presentation (second place) .. Kristin O’Halloran
  • Student Scholar Day Best Poster (first place) …………..…….... Bethany Elliott
  • Student Scholar Day Best Poster (second place) ………………….…. Allie Roth
  • Student Scholar Day Alumni Award ………………………………… Daniel Gray
  • Distinguished Scholar Award ……… Kelly Watson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History
  • Teresa of Avila Medal ……………………...…..Casey Gordon, Mia Rosinski
  • Jeanne Collins Thompson Ariston Award ……………………..….. Mia Rosinski

Professor of the Year

  • Professor of the Year ………………………… Sarah Sanford, M.S., Ed., R.T. (R) (CT) Clinical Coordinator and Instructor, Radiologic Science

Delta Epsilon Sigma

  • Dominic Spalitto
  • Caleb Edwards
  • Hannah Pingleton
  • Sara Sprinkle
  • Jordan Farmer
  • Laurel Dehn
  • Daniel Gray
  • Chelsea Espino
  • Sarah Montgomery

Kappa Gamma Pi

  • Jordan Farmer
  • Wyatt Beebe
  • Hannah Pingleton
  • Laurel Dehn
  • Caleb Edwards
  • Sara Montgomery

Avila University Student Award of Excellence

  • Wyatt Beebe
  • Ruzica Bjelorbk
  • Laurel Dehn
  • Caleb Edwards
  • Casey Gordon
  • Lauren Hopper
  • Jodi Johnson
  • Becky Kitchen
  • Kiersten Ludwig
  • Courtney Martin
  • Shaelyn Matkins
  • Sara Montgomery
  • Jake Morrissey
  • Indra Mursid
  • Haley Pickert
  • Hannah Pingleton
  • Yessica Ramirez
  • Mia Rosinski
  • Anna Schnoebelen
  • Amber Woods

 

Avila University, a Catholic University sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, is a values-based community of learning providing liberal arts, professional, undergraduate and graduate education to prepare students for responsible, lifelong contributions to the global community. Our approach to education brings out the best in our students, so they can bring out the best in others.

 

 

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