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College of Education honors awards recipients

The College of Education at the University of South Carolina held its annual awards ceremony. A student from your area is included in this list. Award recipients are as follows:

South Carolina Business Education Association Scholarship Award – Bridget Anne Baumgart, Murrells Inlet. Major: MAT Business Education. Parents: Steve and Deborah Baumgart. High School: Socastee High School.

Education Achievement Award-Early Childhood – Elizabeth E. Burke, Bluffton. Major: Early Childhood Education. Parents: Michael and Beth Burke. High School: Bluffton High School.

2010 Teaching Fellows – Hannah J. Carney, Columbia. Major: Elementary Education. Parents: Chris and Rebecca Carney. High School: Dreher High School.

2010 Teaching Fellows – Hannah R. Cato, Moncks Corner. Major: Early Childhood Education. Parents: Billy and Sharon Cato. High School: Berkeley High School.

Carolina Students' Association for the Education of Young Children (CSAEYC) – Meredith A. Chinnis, Summerville. Major: Early Childhood Education. Parents: Barbie and David Chinnis. High School: Fort Dorchester High School.

2010 Teaching Fellows – Ashley Taylor Christopher, Boiling Springs. Major: Math Education. Parents: Ben and Betty Christopher. High School: Boiling Springs High School.

2010 Teaching Fellows – Lindsay M. Cockman, Camden. Major: Middle Level Education. Parents: Don and Tammy Cockman. High School: Camden High School.

Robert A. Weber Memorial Award – Faye C. Colley, Columbia. Major: M.A.T Elementary Education.

Preston Award in Secondary Education – Steven Getz, Pottstown, Pa. Major: Secondary Education. Parents: Steven and Bonnie Getz. High School: The Hill School.

2010 Teaching Fellows – Victoria H. Graves, Simpsonville. Major: Early Childhood Education. Parents: John and Bebbie Graves. High School: Hillcrest High School.

2010 Teaching Fellows – Courtney A. Ham, Camden. Major: Middle Level Education. Parents: Ricky and Darlene Ham. High School: North Central High School.

Outstanding Teaching Major Award: Physical Education – Kathryn A. Ham, Camden. Major: Physical Education. Parents: Richard and Mary Ham. High School: North Central High School.

National Business Education Association Award of Merit – Alvina Head, Aiken. Major: M.A.T Business Education. High School: South Aiken High School.

Education Achievement Award-Middle Level – Kinsley Diane Keels, Greenville. Major: Middle Level Education. Parents: Mike and Kim Keels. High School: Mauldin High School.

Department of Educational Studies Master's Level Outstanding Student Award – LaTasha V. Kennedy, Columbia. Major: Counselor Education. High School: Columbia High School.

Kappa Delta Pi Outstanding Member Award – Emily Kimpton, Centennial, Colo. Major: Elementary Education. Parents: Dan and Kim Kimpton. High School: Araphahoe High School.

Early Childhood Education Outstanding Senior Award – Frances B. Kneece, Columbia. Major: Early Childhood Education. Parents: Bobby and Harriet Kneece. High School: A.C. Flora High School.

Elementary Education Outstanding Senior Award – Melissa Larkin, Richmond, Va. Major: Elementary Education. Parents: Keith and Anne Larkin. High School: Deep Run High School.

Preston Award in Secondary Education – Jeremy Scott McGrady, West Columbia. Major: M.A.T Secondary Education. Parents: Jerry and Joan McGrady. High School: Brookland-Cayce High School.

2010 Teaching Fellows – Meleia Jaime Miller, Spartanburg. Major: Elementary Education. Parents: James and Meleia Miller. High School: Paul M. Dorman High School.

Scottye Hedstrom Memorial Athletic Training Scholarship – Joshua Pratt, Batesburg. Major: Athletic Training. Parents: Steve and Barbara Pratt. High School: W.Wyman King Academy.

Preston Award in Secondary Education – Katherine Rikard, North Charleston. Major: Secondary Education. High School: Charleston County School of the Arts.

Education Achievement Award in Secondary Education – Timothy R. Samsa, Salem. Major: M.A.T. Secondary Education. Parents: Donn and Debbie Samsa. High School: Salem High School.

Education Achievement Award in Elementary Education – Susan E. Swindle, Lilburn, Ga. Major: Elementary Education. Parents: Richard and Dorothy Swindle. High School: Parkview High School.

2010 Teaching Fellows – Victoria Thomas, Chapin. Major: Early Childhood Education. Parents: Scott and Susan Thomas. High School: Chapin High School.

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Posted: 04/28/11 @ 4:45 PM | Updated: 04/28/11 @ 4:46 PM | Permalink