Columbia State Recognizes Students At 52nd Annual Student Honors Convocation

(COLUMBIA, Tenn. May 30, 2018) - - - More than 100 Columbia State Community College students were recently honored for excellence in academics, leadership and service at the 52nd Annual Student Honors Convocation.

Rebecca Bobo
Photo Caption: Bedford County:
Rebecca Bobo (Unionville) received the Academic Discipline Award in Human Anatomy and Physiology. Shelbyville resident not pictured: Tamara Rhodes received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA.

Jacob Alexander
Photo Caption: Davidson County:
Jacob Alexander (Nashville) received the Academic Discipline Award in Theatre Arts.

Kirkland Pinkerton
Photo Caption: Hickman County:
Kirkland Pinkerton (Centerville) was honored for his efforts as president for the Student Government Association. Centerville resident not pictured: Jacob Lingo received the Academic Discipline Award in the EMS Academy program.

Lawrence County student honors students 2018
Photo Caption: Lawrence County:
(Front row, pictured left to right): Lydia Garner (Leoma) was honored as a member of the Lambda Beta Honor Society; Hannah Madura (Leoma) received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA; Kristyn Kephart (Lawrenceburg) was honored for her efforts for being the Lawrence Campus Phi Theta Kappa representative; Christina Davis (Summertown) received Academic Discipline Awards in Anthropology and English, and was honored for her efforts as vice president of scholarship for Phi Theta Kappa and was recognized as a Carolyn Allred/Lewis Moore Outstanding Student Award nominee; Jessika Staff (Summertown) received the Academic Discipline Award in Radiologic Technology, and an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA; and Breeann Chapman (Summertown) received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA. (Back row, pictured left to right): Paul Hitchcock (Lawrenceburg) received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA, and was recognized as a Carolyn Allred/Lewis Moore Outstanding Student Award nominee; Kassidy Price (Leoma) received the Academic Discipline Award in Respiratory Care and was honored as a member of the Lambda Beta Honor Society; Tameka Staggs (Lawrenceburg) was recognized as a TRiO graduate; Caylee Prentice (Summertown) was recognized as a TRiO graduate; and Samuel Dunham (Summertown) received the Academic Discipline Award in Engineering. Lawrenceburg residents not pictured: Christopher Beard received the Academic Discipline Award in Biology; Lily Coleman received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA; Hayley Dean was recognized as a TRiO graduate; Amanda Freeman received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA; and Arnitha Harrell received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA. Leoma residents not pictured: Nicholas Dezember received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA;  Hannah Rohling was recognized as a TRiO graduate; and Alexis Hughes received the Academic Discipline Award in Business, an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA and was recognized as a TRiO graduate. Loretto residents not pictured: Ashley Lamprecht was recognized as a TRiO graduate; and Kimberly Lamprecht was recognized as a TRiO graduate, and received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA. Summertown resident not pictured: Ashley Wilson received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA.

Matthew Caruso
Photo Caption: Lewis County:
Matthew Caruso received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA.

Marshall County student honors students 2018
Photo Caption: Marshall County:
Payton Nelson (Lewisburg) received the Leadership Award for Columbia State’s Lewisburg Campus; Meagan Walsh (Lewisburg) was the recipient of the Carolyn Allred/Lewis Moore Outstanding Student Award and was recognized as a member of the All-USA Community and Junior College Academic Team and as the public relations secretary for Phi Theta Kappa; Matthew Poarch (Lewisburg) was recognized for his efforts as a peer leader; and Christian Guzman (Lewisburg) was honored as a Carolyn Allred/Lewis Moore Outstanding Student Award nominee. Chapel Hill resident not pictured: Guy Lee received the Academic Discipline Award in Physics.

2018 Maury County student honors students
Photo Caption: Maury County:
(First row, pictured left to right) Tyanna Trigg (Columbia) received the Academic Discipline Awards in Philosophy and Political Science, and received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA; Jada Huckaby (Spring Hill) received the Academic Discipline Award in Sociology; Alexa Davis (Mt. Pleasant) received the Academic Discipline Award in Art; Tessa Davis (Mt. Pleasant) received the Academic Discipline Award in Education: AST K-5 and was honored as a Carolyn Allred/Lewis Moore Outstanding Student Award nominee; Hailey Weise (Columbia) received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA and was recognized as a member of the All-USA Community and Junior College Academic Team, as the president for Phi Theta Kappa and as a nominee for the Carolyn Allred/Lewis Moore Outstanding Student Award; Jeri Algood (Columbia) received the Academic Discipline Award in Psychology; Terra Burm (Columbia) received the Academic Discipline Award in Computer Information Technology: Networking, and received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA; and Alex Conyers (Columbia) was recognized as the vice president of leadership for Phi Theta Kappa. (Second row, pictured left to right): Johnny Miranda (Spring Hill) was recognized as a TRiO graduate; Olivia Mason (Columbia) received the Academic Discipline Award in Spanish, the Jo. L. Hutton Prize and an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA; Makayla Henley (Mt. Pleasant) received the Academic Discipline Award in Education: AST Pre K-3; Anna Kate Holt (Columbia) received the Academic Discipline Award in American History; Katelyn Haywood (Mt. Pleasant) was honored as a member of the Lambda Beta Honor Society; Morgan Larabie (Columbia) received the Academic Discipline Award in Mass Communication; and Megan York (Columbia) received the Academic Discipline Award in World Civilization. (Third row, pictured left to right): Zachary Harris (Columbia) received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA and was recognized as a TRiO graduate; Terryn Seaton (Columbia) was honored for her efforts as vice president of fellowship for Phi Theta Kappa; William Alley (Columbia) received the Academic Discipline Award in Humanities and was recognized as a TRiO graduate; Javon Yokley (Columbia) received the Academic Discipline Award in Administrative Professional Technology; Daniel Millard (Spring Hill) received the Academic Discipline Award in Music; McKenzie Whitten (Columbia) received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA; and States Labrum (Spring Hill) received the Academic Discipline Award in Introduction to Biology Research. Santa Fe resident not pictured: Emily Aldana received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA. Mt. Pleasant resident not pictured: Ashley Patterson was honored for her efforts as the secretary/treasurer for the Student Government Association. Hampshire resident not pictured: T’Andre Woods received the Academic Discipline Award in Speech Communications. Columbia residents not pictured: Rachael DeBoe received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA; Noelle Garcia received the Academic Discipline Award in Veterinary Technology; Julianna Jones was honored as a member of the Lambda Beta Honor Society; Gerald Kolts received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA; Vanessa Murillo received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA; Joshua Pewitt received the Academic Discipline Award in Engineering Systems Technology; James Sharp received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA; Abdel Torres was honored for service as a Peer Leader; and Robb Way received the Academic Discipline Award in Film Crew Technology.

2018 Wayne County Student Honors students
Photo Caption: Wayne County: (First row, pictured left to right): Victoria Reaves (Collinwood) was recognized as a Carolyn Allred/Lewis Moore Outstanding Student Award nominee, received the Academic Discipline Award in Economics and the Leadership Award for Columbia State’s Lawrence Campus; Martha Bevis (Waynesboro) received the Academic Discipline Award in Nursing and received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA; and Haley Curtis (Waynesboro) was recognized for her efforts as a peer leader. (Second row, pictured left to right): Benjamin Hanback (Cypress Inn) received the Academic Discipline Award in Agriculture and was recognized as a Carolyn Allred/Lewis Moore Outstanding Student Award nominee; and Jacob Pigg (Waynesboro) received the Leadership Award for Columbia State’s Clifton Campus. Clifton resident not pictured: Brandi Jennings was recognized for her efforts as a peer leader. Waynesboro resident not pictured: Kaden Reaves received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA.

2018 Williamson Co student honors students
Photo Caption: Williamson County:
(First row, pictured left to right): Megan Roberts (Thompson’s Station) received the Academic Discipline Award in Commercial Entertainment and received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA; and Emma Ware (Spring Hill) received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA. (Second row, pictured left to right): Nick Hill (Nolensville) received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA; Jonathan Myrick (Brentwood) received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA; Jack Ardor (Franklin) received the Academic Discipline Award in Mathematics; and Austin Smith (Franklin) was recognized for his efforts as vice president of the Student Government Association. Franklin residents not pictured: Elliott Bright received the Leadership Award for Columbia State’s Williamson Campus, was recognized as the Williamson Campus Representative for Phi Theta Kappa and as a Carolyn Allred/Lewis Moore Outstanding Student Award nominee; Chelsea Kirby received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA; Gabriel Sanarbia  received the Academic Discipline Award in Chemistry; Mercedes Schuler received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA; Anju Sharma received the Academic Discipline Award in Business Administration; Cassandra Trabucco received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA; and Sedona Van Gorden received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA. Brentwood resident not pictured: Shania DeRusha was recognized as the 2017-2018 Columbia State Skills USA Outstanding Technical Student of the Year. Fairview resident not pictured: Eric Presnell was honored as a member of the Lambda Beta Honor Society.

Photo Not Available: Montgomery County: 
Cara Mitchell (Clarksville) received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA.

Photo Not Available: Franklin County, Ohio: Erin Becker (New Albany) received the Academic Discipline Award in Geography, and received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA.

Photo Not Available: Perry County:  Joseph Mackin (Linden) received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA.

Photo Not Available: Rutherford County: Jennifer Crow (Lascassas) received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA.

Photo Not Available: Dickson County: Morgan Murray (White Bluff) received the Academic Discipline Award in Hospitality and Tourism Management.

Photo Not Available: Giles County: Kayla Phifer (Elkton) received an Academic Excellence Award for maintaining a 3.9-4.0 GPA.

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