Coastal Carolina University presented awards for faculty and student academic achievement and recognition at the annual Honors Convocation on Friday, May 4 in Wheelwright Auditorium.
Departmental awards were presented to 42 students in recognition of outstanding academic accomplishments and contributions to the academic quality of their respective departments. The following awards were presented:
E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration:
- Accounting - Michael Decker of Myrtle Beach
- Economics (B.S.B.A.) - Shawn Sayre of Hilliard, Ohio
- Economics (B.A.) - Ryan Van Horn of Myrtle Beach
- Finance - Kevin Sieger of Beaver Falls, Pa.
- Management - John Caddle of Myrtle Beach
- Marketing - Janna Cole of Johns Island
- Master of Accountancy - Meredith DeCenzo of Pawleys Island
- Master of Business Administration - Shri Chabba of Myrtle Beach
- Resort Tourism Management - Kristyn Clark of Hilton Head
Spadoni College of Education:
- Early Childhood Education - Deserae Layton of Warrenville
- Elementary Education - Elizabeth Schmidt of Cheverly, Md.
- Master of Arts in Teaching - Michele DeCaprio of Lindenhurst, N.Y.
- Master of Education - Education Leadership - Jennifer Holman of Georgetown
- Master of Education - Learning and Teaching - Rahnda Ford of Little River
- Middle Level Education - Joey Trail of Myrtle Beach
- Physical Education - Megan Connolly of Shrub Oak, N.Y.
- Special Education - Eileen O'Donnell of Myrtle Beach
Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts:
- Art Studio � Emily Schrag of Simpsonville
- Communication � Jessica Cinardo of Lyndhurst, N.J.
- Dramatic Arts � Amy Edge of North Myrtle Beach
- English � Hannah Widdifield of Surfside Beach
- Graphic Design � Kayla Looysen of Lake Wylie
- History � Michael Locklear of Bennettsville
- Music � Haylie Long of Ash, N.C.
- Philosophy � Hans Sapochak of Myrtle Beach
- Political Science � Benjamin Counts of Myrtle Beach
- Spanish � Justin Purdy of Myrtle Beach
- Theatre Arts � Caleb Brannen of Greenwood
College of Science:
- Biology � Samuel Buzuleciu of Pawleys Island
- Bio-Chemistry � Kevin Dyer of Locke, N.Y.
- Chemistry � Sean Gilroy of Dunmore, Pa.
- Computer Science � Ruben Villao of Conway
- Computer Science/Information Systems � Joseph Russell of South Elgin, Il.
- Exercise and Sport Science � Thomas Niemela of Richmond, Va.
- Health Promotion � Deanna Havener of Goffstown, N.H.
- Marine Science � Laura Whitefleet-Smith of Worcester, Mass.
- Mathematics and Statistics � Sarah Sexton of Waynesboro, Va.
- Nursing � Amy DelBusse of Myrtle Beach
- Physics � Robert Louder of Mount Airy, Md.
- Psychology � Paige Naylor of Murrells Inlet
- Recreation and Sport Management � Joseph Grosso of Newton, N.J.
- Sociology � Michelle White of Myrtle Beach