Thursday’s Milligan College Awards Chapel sees honors go to local students

Published 7:26am Friday, April 25, 2014

Milligan College showered students with honors Thursday at its annual Awards Chapel, where more than 60 awards and scholarships were announced by faculty and administration.
Emily May, Amanda Sheppard and Amber Plumer of Elizabethton, Thomas Wampler of Milligan College, Sterling Herron of Butler and Stephen Joiner of Mountain City were among local students singled out at the ceremony.
In music, May earned the Women’s Chorale Award.
The Tri-Cities Society of Professional Journalists Scholarship was presented to Amber Plumer of Elizabethton.
In the area of social learning, Joiner earned the Political Science Award and was named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, while Elizabethton’s Sheppard earned the Public Leadership and Service Award.
In scientific learning, the Lone L. Sisk Award went to Herron, while Wampler earned the Chemistry Award. Jeremy Greer of Johnson City earned the Biology Award and was named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. The Outstanding Student Scholarship Award in Scientific Learning was presented to Lindsey Kyker of Jonesborough.
Local students named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges included Brittany Robinson of Elizabethton, Lindsey Campbell of Mountain City, Danielle Moore of Unicoi and Meghan Wymer Hall and Nathan Hall of Johnson City.
Johnson City residents earning honors included Tiffany Brown, a master of science in occupational therapy student, who won the Dennis Bratton Servant Leadership Award; Elizabeth Gentry of Johnson City, who earned the Stone-Campbell Promising Scholar Award and the Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award and was named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges; David Trent, who was presented with the Computer Information Systems Award (mobile); Caleb McNeese, who earned the Richard Phillips Outstanding Legal Studies Student Scholarship; Jennifer Berry Frazier, who earned the Delta Kappa Gamma Outstanding Teaching Award; Lucy Gaudiano, who earned the Spanish Award; Celeste Carpenter, who earned the Senior Nursing Award.
Natalie Bohin of Unicoi earned the French Award.
Nate Andrew, a senior from Pittsburgh, Pa., received the year’s most distinguished award, the Ivor Jones Outstanding Senior Award.

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