14-0394COE Honors Day

Kinesiology and Health Awards

Outstanding Exercise Science Undergraduate Student

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

Jena Guida

Outstanding Exercise Science Graduate Student

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

Matthew Beerse

Outstanding Doctoral Student Award

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

Toyin Ajisafe

Outstanding Health and Physical Education Undergraduate Student

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

Kaci Nalley

Outstanding Health and Physical Education Graduate Student

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

Zechariah Motz

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.

Tyresa N. Smith

Outstanding Sports Administration Graduate Student

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

Jennifer Pecoraro

Outstanding Sports Medicine Graduate Student

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

Amanda Hawkins

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. Each recipient will receive a $500 scholarship.

Jasmine King
Anuj Patel

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.

Reginald D. Amey

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.

Andy Yao

 
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