Local Students Recognized at UT Martin Honors Day
MARTIN (May 23) – Several Weakley County students received awards at the University of Tennessee at Martin’s annual Honors Day Ceremony on May 1.
Lauren Beverly of Martin received the Outstanding Health and Human Performance Concentration in Public Health Student Award. The award is given by the College of Education, Health, and Behavioral Sciences.
Judah Brown of Martin received the Norman Lillegard Outstanding Philosophy Student Award, which recognizes the academic excellence and intellectual engagement of a philosophy student.
Amelia Campbell, an international student from Great Britain residing in Martin, received the Intercollegiate Athletics Student-Athlete Award for tennis. The award is given by the Office of Intercollegiate Athletics staff and coaches and recognizes athletes who have demonstrated leadership and academic excellence.
Rio Crossno of Martin received the Ernest and Wilma Newby Scholarship Award, which recognizes two students majoring in history, criminal justice or political science.
Zach Forsythe of Greenfield received the Outstanding Agriculture Student Award. The award is given by the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences.
Bentley Gordon of Greenfield received the Outstanding Integrated Studies K-5 Student Award. The award is given by the College of Education, Health, and Behavioral Sciences.
Elizabeth Keylon of Martin received the Jeanna Wright Literary Award in the Short Story, which awards the best short story submitted in a campus competition.
C.J. Lake of Martin received the Nancy Mathesen Percussion Award. The award is funded by Dr. David Coffey, professor of history; Dr. Julie Hill and Ed Sargent, a 1982 graduate and Grammy-nominated producer.
Jennifer Marr of Martin received the Carol McElvain Memorial Award. The award recognizes a junior in the clinical nursing program who has demonstrated courage, determination and evidence of persistence while maintaining a standard of excellence in performance.
Julie Mosley of Dresden received the League of Striving Artists Achievement Award.
Scarlett Nail of Sharon received the Lower Division Chemistry Award. The award is given by the Department of Chemistry and Physics.
Joseph Pelren of Sharon received the William T. McCutchen Geology Award. The award is presented by the Department of Agriculture, Geosciences, and Natural Resources and is named in honor of Professor Emeritus William T. McCutchen, the first geology faculty member at the university.
Ivy Reynolds of Martin received the Outstanding Management Student Award. The award is given by the College of Business and Global Affairs.
Evan Sherman of Martin received the Mathematics Award, which is given to an outstanding senior in mathematics.
Cate Spencer of Martin received the Gary Brown Award, which goes to a junior or senior psychology major with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference is given to those who plan to go to graduate school, and students are expected to have research or clinical experience at the time they apply.
Caitlyn Williams of Martin received the Outstanding Master’s in Sports Coaching and Performance Student Award. The award is given by the College of Education, Health, and Behavioral Sciences.
Collin Winstead of Dresden received the Computer Science Award. The award is given to a student selected by the Department of Computer Science faculty and recognizes an outstanding senior.
Chris Young, of Martin, received the Langdon Unger Upper Division History Award. The award is given out by the Department of History and Philosophy.
Not pictured are Crossno, Lake, Reynolds, Sherman, Spencer, Williams, Winstead and Young. For more information about UT Martin, visit utm.edu.