Honors and Awards

The Opal P. Middleton Early Childhood Education Award is presented to a student majoring in elementary education, selected on the basis of scores on the departmental comprehensive, student teaching experience and professional interest in education

  • 2011    Arika Smith 
  • 2010    Meagan Alban
  • 2009    Katie Greshowak
  • 2008    Kristy Chambers Davis
  • 2007    Stephanie Cook
  • 2006    Ashleigh McGee & Emily Wells
  • 2005    Kysheena Marshall
  • 2004    Lisa Crain
  • 2003    Molly Jech
  • 2002    Michelle L. Peterson
  • 2001    Christa E. Smith
  • 2000    Molly Gail Moroney

The Robert W. Meriwether Secondary Education Award was established by the Education Department in honor of Robert Winston Meriwether, long time faculty member and friend of the College.

  • 2011    Leah Groat
  • 2010    Matt Gaglio and Matthew Malecha
  • 2008    Jennifer Tate
  • 2007    Lori Ann Gregory
  • 2006    Paul Gregory
  • 2005    Jennifer Blunier and Neil Groat
  • 2004    Carnie Misenheimer
  • 2003    Melinda Minter
  • 2002    Kylia R. McDaniel
  • 2001    April G. Gentry
  • 2000    Johnny Ray Taylor

The Ruby Carroll Hughes Children's Literature Award is  awarded for a strong academic record, for demonstrating projects suitable for teaching and having done exemplary work in Children's Literature.

  • 2007    Alissan Jones
  • 2006    Stephanie Cook
  • 2003    Lisa M. Crain

Pi Lambda Theta Direct Honors Program is an international honor society and professional association in education.

  • 2004    Amber Freeman, Cara Hays
  • 2003    Melinda K. Minter, Reginald Talley, Emily Stallcup
  • 2002    Lisa M. Crain, Lauren E. Henry, Carrie M. Misenheimer, Valencia V. 
               Moses, Robert A. Taylor
  • 2001    Paul D. Frelino, Kristina R. Lyon, April G. Gentry
  • 2000    Mariah B. Harder, Michelle L. Peterson, Jennifer L. Prewitt