Chowan Announces Top University Honors

On, April 24, the Chowan University community gathered to celebrate and acknowledge the achievements of our students. There are several annual awards available to students that encourage engagement in service to the University and academic scholarship. The recipients of the top annual University awards are:

Vera Parker Womble Christian Service Award

Hannah Henderson of Lumberton, NC


2018-2019 Faculty Advisor of the Year

 Dr. Linda Miles, Dean, School of Business


Excellence in Leadership Advisor Award

Meredith Long, Deputy Athletics Director, Student-Athlete Advisory Committee


Excellence in Leadership Emerging Leader Award

Grace Arredondo of Columbia, SC, Rotaract Club


Excellence in Leadership Officer Award

Jarod Curley of Eure, NC, Phi Beta Lambda


Excellence in Leadership President Award

Amber Smaltz of Norfolk, VA, Rotaract Club


2018-2019 Mission and Vision Cup

Student-Athlete Advisory Committee


R. Clayton Lewis Outstanding Resident Assistant of the Year Award

Tatyana Corprew of Norfolk, VA

Tiara James of Greenville, NC

George Kattan of Beit Jala, West Bank, Palestine


Most Outstanding Female Athlete Award

Sabrina Henderson of Lake Mary, FL, Soccer


Most Outstanding Male Athlete Award

Marquise Lanier of Warsaw, VA, Baseball


Order of the Silver Feather

Alyssa Born of Dyer, IN

SheAyre Bowles of Fountain Inn, SC

Alexis Burke of Lawrenceville, VA

James Conley of Virginia Beach, VA

Amber Cunningham of Concord, NC

Sean Timmons of Poquoson, VA


Faith in Your Future Award

Shakira Harris of Norfolk, VA

Jacob Hunter of Tarboro, NC


Merit Award

Treielle Pearson of Newport News, VA


Estelle Thigpen Superior Citizenship Award

Alyssa Born of Dyer, IN


Best All Around Student

Amber Cunningham of Concord, NC

Amber Smaltz of Norfolk, VA

Sean Timmons of Poquoson, VA


2018-2019 Alpha Chi Teacher of the Year Award

Catherin Vickers, Instructor of English

Please join us as we celebrate these accomplishments.

University Relations | Stephanie Peede |

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