Honors Day recipient

Middle and Secondary Education Awards

Beverly J. Armento Endowed Doctoral Award

Established by Dr. Beverly J. Armento, Professor Emerita of Social Studies Education and former chair of the former Department of Middle-Secondary Education and Instructional Technology, to honor doctoral students who have a commitment to improving pedagogy in teaching and teacher education. The recipients will each receive a $1,000 award.

Lauren Yarnell Bradshaw
Jessica James Hale

Bradford and Patricia Ferrer Endowed Scholarship in Education

Established by Bradford and Patricia Ferrer, this scholarship honors an undergraduate student in good standing in the College of Education & Human Development. The recipient will receive a $2,000 scholarship.

Mercedes Jackson

Bradford and Patricia Ferrer Endowed Scholarship in Middle Level Education

Established by Bradford and Patricia Ferrer to honor a student majoring and excelling in middle level education, with a focus on teacher preparation. The recipient will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Chintan Hargovind Patel

Excellence in Mathematics Teaching Award

Given to an undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in mathematics education who is demonstrating academic excellence. The recipient will receive a $1,000 award.

Josh Weddle

Jerry Robbins Endowed Scholarship in Mathematics

Established by Dr. Jerry Robbins, former dean of the college, to honor students majoring and excelling in mathematics with a focus in teacher preparation. The recipient will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Nikita Manvar

Master of Education in Mathematics Education Award

Given to a graduate student preparing for a career as a mathematics teacher in the Master of Education in Mathematics Education degree program. The recipient will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Jovanni Garrido

Awards in the Department of Middle and Secondary Education are given to outstanding students in each discipline. Recipients are chosen by faculty based on academic achievement, teaching expertise, community service and a commitment to excellence.

Language and Literacy Education

Outstanding M.Ed. Student Award (Reading, Language and Literacy – Reading Specialist)

Jeanne Nephew

Outstanding M.A.T. Student Award (English Education)

Ana Nieves

Outstanding M.A.T. Student Award (English as a Second Language)

Kimberly James

Mathematics Education

Outstanding Ph.D. Student Award

Morgin Jones Williams

Outstanding M.Ed. Student Award

Bo Park

Outstanding M.A.T. Student Award

Alexandra Schoen

Science Education

Outstanding Ph.D. Student Award

Melissa Schoene

Outstanding M.Ed. Student Award 

Chrystal Ladson Vining

Outstanding M.A.T. Student Award

Kayla Hughes

Social Studies Education

Outstanding Ph.D. Student Award

Lauren Yarnell Bradshaw

Outstanding M.A.T. Student Award

Gregory Boatwright

Urban Adolescent Teaching and Learning

Outstanding Ph.D. in Teaching and Teacher Education Award

Carla Tanguay

Outstanding M.A.T. Student Award (Language Arts and Social Studies)

Maureen Halford Spillane

Outstanding M.A.T. Student Award (Mathematics and Science)

Savanah Forsythe

Outstanding B.S.E. Student Award (Middle Level Education)

Daniel Suarez