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Outstanding Senior

The outstanding senior is selected each year by the faculty. Outstanding seniors have:

  • Demonstrated outstanding potential through services provided as a volunteer, a leader, and as a beginning professional in the department, across the university, or in the community
  • Maintained outstanding overall academic performance with a minimum overall grade point average of 3.0
  • Demonstrated active engagement, creativity, and innovation within the classroom and field
  • Demonstrated excellent teamwork skills
  • Demonstrated a strong commitment to social work values

Past Outstanding Senior Award Winners

2012 – Leda Fortier and Greg Taylor

2011 - Shae Robison-Burkholder and Andrea Vargas

2010 - Scarlett Russell

2009 - Brittany Albertson and Rocio Borreguero Bolanos

2008 - Donna Armstrong and Terri Whitaker

2007 - Katherine Davis

2006 - Elizabeth Blanchard and Kiwi Ormond

2005 - Erica Levine

2004 - Elizabeth Huser and Nikki Thompson

2003 - Kyra Hainlen and Carla Day

2002 -Tracy Bemis-Smiley and Jeremy Wines

2001 - Elizabeth Walker and Amy Leman

2000 - Krista Skelley

1999 - Marci Hladik and Sarah Morris

1998 - Rebecca Agness and JoAnn Rhoades

1997 - Chuck Barker and Shelly Brock

1996 - Tiombe Burton

1995 - Julie Blackburn and Greg Donathan

1994 - Arlene Cuerdo and Melissa Hampton

1993 - Honor Dixon- Johnson and Steve Rickner

1992 - Barbara K. May

1991 - Sandra Laley

1990 - Amy J. Sczesny and Wendy Stephens

1989 - Kelli Crandall and Karin Hess

1988 - Suzanne Skinner and Kathy Chanson

1987 - Ruth Holdeman

1986 - Thomas Donovan

1985 - Peter Dupont

1984 - June Koegel

1983 - Joyce Houser

1982 - Helen McDonald

1981 - Leslie Vidrine and Ruth Peters

1980 - Laura Axtell

1979 - Diane Jackson

1978 - Lisa Evans

Department of Social Work
North Quad (NQ), room 243
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday
Phone: 765-285-1016
Fax: 765-285-1029
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