MCCC Hosts 2018 Honors Reception

Joel Spotts and Katie Vandenbrink recieve the Dr. Ronald Campbell Student Government Award.

Leah Thomas won the Faculty Association Outstanding Student Award at MCCC’s Honors Reception April 18.

Business professor Patrick Nedry won the Outstanding Faculty Award, and Jeffrey Rabon won the Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award.

The Student Nurses Association won the Outstanding Student Program of the Year award for the third year in a row. The association changed the name of the scholarship it awards each year, deciding to name it in memory of Mariya Heinzerling.

Thomas wins Outstanding Student award

Nedry wins Outstanding Faculty award

Rabon wins Outstanding Adjunct Faculty award

Heinzerling was a student in the nursing program who died in a car crash last summer.

President Kojo Quartey opened the program. He praised the students, faculty, and community members for all that they have done this year.

Closing remarks were made by Mark Hall, the director of Admissions and Guidance Services. Refreshments provided by Kosch Catering were available at the conclusion of the reception.

Quartey awarded the President’s Academic Achievement Award to eight students this year:  Matthew Brown, Alyssa Dushane, Christopher Fultz, Madeline Gerweck, Alex Goncharuk, Lily Kozicki, Brady Spitulski, and Joel Spotts.

Emma Muth won two awards, the George Rhodes Writing Fellow Award and the Outstanding Mathematics Student Award.  

Students included on the Dean’s List for the Fall and Winter semesters were recognized.

Antoinette Kuzich was awarded the Outstanding Humanities Student Award.

The All-USA Academic Team Nominees were Leah Thomas and Kara Walker.

Award winners include:
Business Management Scholars
Mackenzie Coulter, Anne Donnelly, Jered Emery, Ashley Grant, Shyan Risden, Rachael Sortor, Tin Stout
Outstanding Administrative Professional
Rebecca Fournier
Outstanding Social Science Student Award
Joseph Costello III
All-USA Academic Team Nominees
Leah Thomas, Kara Walker
Outstanding Nursing Student Awards
Jaimie Terrasi, Full Cohort; Sara Slack, Winter Cohort
Spirit of Nursing Awards
Steffani Straub, Fall Cohort; Rebecca Green, Winter Cohort
Excellence in Practical Nursing Award
Wendy Edwards
Practical Nursing Student Peer Recognition Award
Mary Klotz
Outstanding Respiratory Therapy Student Award
Kayla Major
Outstanding Electrical Engineering Technology Student Award
Louis Nemeth
Excellence in Journalism
Shane Brooks, Taylor Dively, Sawyer Jackson, James Quick, Cassidy Maier, McKinley Striggow, Donald Thomas, Erin Thomas, Leah Thomas
Outstanding Journalism Award
Vanessa Ray
Outstanding Freshman Chemistry Award
Madeline Gerweck
Outstanding Organic Chemistry Award
Tanner Irwin
Outstanding Early Childhood Education Student Awards
Kaitlynn Moore, Fall 2017; Megan Taylor, Winter 2018
Outstanding Mathematics Student Award
Emma Muth
President’s Academic Achievement Awards
Matthew Brown, Alyssa Dushane, Christopher Fultz, Madeline Gerweck, Alex Goncharuck, Lily Kozicki, Brady Spitulski, Joel Spotts
Outstanding Humanities Student Award
Antoinette Kuzich
George Rhodes Writing Fellow Award
Emma Muth
Faculty Association Outstanding Student Award
Leah Thomas
Dr. Ronald Campbell Student Government Award
Joel Spotts, Katie Vandenbrink,
Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award
Jeffrey Rabon
Outstanding Faculty Award
Patrick Nedry
Outstanding Student Program of the Year Award
Mariya Heinzerling Nursing Scholarship