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Journalism school honors outstanding students

Posted April 21, 2017
Photo: (front, l to r) Lauren Simmons, Micaela Wendell, Charlotte Price, Michele Castleberry, Adam Collins (back, l to r) Collyn Taylor, David Ligon, Haley Anders, Melissa Winklemann, Anna Marie Shull, Courtney White.


Students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications were recognized and awarded for their involvement and academic achievements at an awards reception on April 20, 2017. 

Among those recognized at the ceremony were seniors selected by faculty for top honors in their academic sequences. 

Advertising

David Ligon - Outstanding Advertising Creative Award
Melissa Winklemann - Outstanding Advertising Leadership Award

Broadcast Journalism

Haley Anders - Outstanding Broadcast Journalism Award for Leadership
Nicole Butler - Outstanding Broadcast Journalism Award for Reporting

Multimedia Journalism

Collyn Taylor - George Andrew Buchanan Award
Micaela Wendell - J. Rion McKissick Award

Mass Communications

Michele Castleberry - Outstanding Mass Communications Award

Public Relations

Anna Marie Shull - Hugh Munn Award
Courtney White - Outstanding Public Relations Award

Visual Communications

Adam Collins - Photographer of the Year
Charlotte Price - Outstanding Visual Communications Award
Laura Simmons - Visual Communications Designer of the Year


Alpha Delta Sigma Honor Society - ADS

National Advertising Honor Society
Jonathan Barwick, Deanna Brady, Adrienne Cooper, Allison Lightcap, David Van Ligon, Jacqueline Male, Amber Lauren Mejia, Anne Smith, Maria Sturmer, Jo Jo Winkelmann, Michael Witt.

Albert T. Scroggins Chapter of Kappa Tau Alpha - KTA

National Journalism and Mass Communications Honor Society
Amy Brantner, Rachel Campbell, Alicia Diaz, Alexa Hill, Anna Peterson, Courtney White, Matthew Bruce, Kristen Clark, Michaela Graham, Timothy Mooney, Catherine Sullivan, John Williams.

Graduation with Leadership Distinction

Demonstrate extensive, purposeful engagement beyond the classroom; understanding of course concepts in “real world” settings; and application of learning to make decisions and solve problems.
Devon Bremer, Melissa Winkelmann, Nathan Boone, Rebecca Bradley, Renada Chisholm, Caroline Cooney, Mallory Corrigan, Elaina Dove, Kittridge Janvrin, Kaila Lewis, Sarah Mills, Carrington Murray, Anna Sandreuter, Catherine Sullivan, Jade Vitt, Nicolette Walters, Courtney White, Bridget Donovan.

Honor Graduates

Dalton A. Abel, Eliza M. Adams, Lindsay M. Alshefski, Hayley L. Anders, Fiona G. Attix, Kelsey L. Barberio, Danielle M. Barilla, Laura G. Batton, Alexandra M. Bentzlin, Nathan S. Boone, Rebecca D. Bradley, Haley C. Brastauskas, Alana R. Bremner, Anthony Brickner, Lindsay T. Brock, Erin L. Brunelle, Lauren E. Buckingham, Shannon M. Burns, Sarah R. Casasnovas, Sara J. Christensen, Lucy M. Clemens, Alexis A. Colon, Alexandria B. Cone, Caroline R. Cooney, Mallory T. Corrigan, Ainsley B. Daley, Heather J. Davey, Kaitlyn N. Davis, Bridget L. Donovan, Elaina H. Dove, Devyn C. Doyle, Georgia P. DuPree, Kaitlynd E. Edelmann, Logan K. Ellis, Andrea N. Esselman, Nancy R. Farag, Morgan E. Fite, Natalie V. Gaines, Rosalie G. Gibbons, Jensen G. Grim, Alexandra M. Guarino, Christopher C. Guest, Taylor E. Halle, Jennifer A. Harmon, Holly P. Heaton, Beck P. Heigl, Heather N. Hiban, Afton R. Hills, Charlotte A. Hope, Jessica L. Hosey, Logan C. House, Ryley L. Hughes, Christiana E. Janecek, Kittridge L. Janvrin, Brailey E. Johnson, Nicholson A. Jones, Victoria D. Jordan, Taylor E. Kane, Mikaela K. Kantorowski, Alyssa M. Kehoe, Leacy Kelley, John C. Kendall, Rachel L. Kendig, AnnaMarie C. Koehler-Shepley, Lauren N. Kopack, Claire M. Kudlata, Juliette C. LaFerlita, Olivia M. Lagaly, Victoria N. Leonhardt, Kaila E. Lewis, Madison R. Lewis, David V. Ligon, Jordan M. Mack, Anna B. Madden, Jacqueline C. Male, Jacob S. Margle, Caitlin S. Mathias, Rebecca C. Maurer, Victoria A. McAnallen, Allison T. Mchugh, Isabelle K. Mercurio, Erin E. Mikes, Alexis S. Monroe, Courtney L. Mras, Shannon T. Murphy, Carrington R. Murray, Shannon M. O'Connell, Justine Palis, Casey E. Pasquarella, Margaret J. Persons, Emily M. Pollak, Charlotte L. Price, Brian J. Principe, Sydney B. Priore, Emily L. Ready, Christen J. Reeser, Mary E. Reiser, Donni D. Robinson, Rachael E. Ryan, Anna C. Sandreuter, Melissa A. Scholl, Anna M. Shull, Lauren Y. Simmons, Stephen J. Simmons, Lindsey A. Slack, Nancy E. Smith, Madelyn J. Smith, Bryan W. Solomon, Cari J. Speed, Lillian Steele, Courtney L. Sterns, Heidi L. Stone, Sidney M. Stout, Sallye G. Sullivan, Catherine M. Sullivan, Callie B. Tallman, Collyn P. Taylor, Ann T. Usher, Madeline D. Valenzuela, Emma N. Vogel, Nicolette E. Walters, Micaela M. Wendell, Brett L. Williams, Brittany M. Wilt, Melissa J. Winkelmann, Jessica M. Wood, Anna L. Wyman.