Armin Marquez receives his award with Dean Paul Alberto, Amy Windham and Chair Jackie Lund

Kinesiology and Health Awards

Outstanding Exercise Science Undergraduate Student

For academic excellence and participation in the exercise science undergraduate degree program.

Marcus Stetzer

Outstanding Exercise Science Graduate Student

For academic excellence and participation in the exercise science graduate degree program.

Ashlee Hamilton

Outstanding Doctoral Student Award

For scholarship and extraordinary leadership in departmental and/or professional activities.

Cory Baumann

Outstanding Health and Physical Education Undergraduate Student

For academic excellence and participation in the health and physical education undergraduate degree program.

Brandon Rhodes

Outstanding Health and Physical Education Graduate Student

For academic excellence and participation in the health and physical education graduate degree program.

Lena Chng

Margaret A. Jones Scholarship

Presented to an elementary or middle school physical education student in honor of Dr. Margaret (Peg) Jones to recognize her extraordinary achievements in preservice and continuing education of physical education teachers. The recipient of this award will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Emily Diamond

Outstanding Sports Administration Graduate Student

For academic excellence and participation in the sports administration graduate degree program.

Laura Hirst
Dylan Rice

Outstanding Sports Medicine Graduate Student

For academic excellence and participation in the sports medicine graduate degree program.

Lisa Kavjian

Mary Helen Huggins Memorial Scholarship Award

Presented to an active graduate student in sports administration. As the former Marketing Services Director for the Atlanta Braves and faculty member in the Department of Kinesiology and Health, Huggins dedicated herself to and attained a high level of integrity and personal ethics. The recipient will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Stella Christoforou

Keinon Bennett Early Career Teaching Award

Presented to a teacher who best exemplifies the spirit, professional dedication, personal enthusiasm and positive contributions to the quality of life for all those around them, as shown by the late Keinon Bennett, a Kinesiology and Health alumnus, in his own career.

Chad Riley

Roslyn Hirsch Balbirer Memorial Scholarship

Presented to a student enrolled in the Department of Kinesiology and Health who is involved with disability sport organizations in Atlanta. The recipient received a $1,000 scholarship.

Armin Marquez