Chowan Announces End-of-Year Departmental Awards

On, April 24, the Chowan University community gathered to celebrate and acknowledge the achievements of our students. Academic departments selected students for a variety of awards based on success in their major and service to the department. The recipients of the departmental awards are:


Cheryl Joy Hobday McElheney Business Award

Michael Todd of Rich Square, NC


Drs. Vaughn and Miles Outstanding Business Student Award

Brianna Johnson of Boykins, VA


Dr. DeJesus Outstanding Student in Economics Award

Cynthia Carrier of Levis, Quebec, Canada


Joseph Lee Parker Scholarship

Deja King of Triangle, VA


Amy Rozmus Hammond Scholarship

Dinah Gibbs of Jacksonville, NC


Garth D. Faile Biology and Physical Sciences Faculty Award

Kiana Alston of Middleburg, NC


Mary E. Wood Science Award

Jaime Calcagno of Cary, NC


Raymond Memorial Science Scholarship

Charin Bennett of High Point, NC


Acheson Harden Mathematics Award

Tristan Council of Chesapeake, VA


Senior Mathematics Award

George Kattan of Beit Jala, West Bank, Palestine


Outstanding Freshman in English Award

David Joyner of Colerain, NC


Outstanding English Major Award

Kirsten Jordan of Gatesville, NC


Outstanding History Student Award

Blake Rutledge of Newsoms, VA


Charles L. Paul History Award

Anthony Northcott of Ahoskie, NC


Romey Peavler Psychology Student of Promise Award

Adrianna Harris of Raleigh, NC

Elaine Hosking of Gastonia, NC


Psychology Award

Wyatt Ray of Hobbsville, NC


Outstanding Female Criminal Justice Student Award

Aquilah Simpkins of Hagerstown, MD


Outstanding Male Criminal Justice Student Award

Brandon Giles of Baltimore, MD


Department of Religion Honor Award

Sean Timmons of Poquoson, VA


“Ethics in Action” Award

Sean Timmons of Poquoson, VA


Excellence in Theatre Award

Jeremiah Cook of New Carrollton, MD

Lajeffrica Smith of Fernandina Beach, FL


Outstanding Junior in Graphic Communications Award

Kendall Butler of Franklin, VA


Outstanding Graduate in Graphic Communications Award

Kayla Davis of Columbia, SC

Keanna White of Burlington, NC


Outstanding Graduate in Studio Art Award

San’tasia Jones of Littleton, NC


Outstanding Graduate in Graphic Design Award

Melany Garcia Lopez of Clemmons, NC


Doug Eubank Award

Olivia Borer of Melbourne Beach, FL


James Monroe Chamblee Music Award

James Conley of Virginia Beach, VA


Dr. Charles Bentley Outstanding Teacher Education Student Award

Cayla Smith of Edenton, NC


Please join us as we congratulate these students on their accomplishments.

University Relations | Stephanie Peede |

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