Lander honors top College of Education scholars at annual awards ceremony

June 04, 2013
More than 50 Lander University students were recently honored for their scholastic accomplishments during the 2012-13 academic year, receiving the top academic discipline and special awards from the university's four colleges. The awards were presented during Lander's annual Academic Awards ceremony, held at the conclusion of the spring semester. 

Receiving discipline awards from the College of Education were: 
  • Sydney Wolfe, of Statham, Ga., Athletic Training Award;
  • Sabrina Garrison, of Greenwood, Early Childhood Education Award;
  • Jennifer Harrelson, of Moncks Corner, Elementary Education Award;
  • Justin Magnuson, of Swansea, Exercise Science Award;
  • Sandra Wade, of York, Graduate Education Award;
  • Anna Bowen, of Williamston, Physical Education Award;
  • Susan McIntyre, of Abbeville, Psychology Award;
  • David Coats, of Ware Shoals, Secondary Education Award; and
  • Brittany Smith, of Anderson, Special Education Award.

Receiving special awards from the College of Education were: 
  • Denee Battle, of Eastover, Outstanding Departmental Services Award, presented by the Department of Psychological Sciences to students who demonstrated outstanding leadership in service activities for the department; 
  • Portia Fernandez, of Richlands, N.C., Outstanding Departmental Services Award;
  • Joshua Watt, of Piedmont, Outstanding Departmental Services Award, and the Psi Chi Undergraduate Research Award, given annually by psychology faculty to one or more psychology majors who have demonstrated outstanding ability in conducting an independent research project; and
  • Jordan Coates, of Greenville, Psi Chi Undergraduate Research Award.

Education Students
Receiving discipline awards from the Lander University College of Education were, front row, from left: Sabrina Garrison, Early Childhood Education Award; Sydney Wolfe, Athletic Training Award; Anna Bowen, Physical Education Award; and Brittany Smith, Special Education Award. Back row, from left: David Coats, Secondary Education Award; Justin Magnuson, Exercise Science Award; Jennifer Harrelson, Elementary Education Award; and Susan McIntyre, Psychology Award. Also receiving an award, not pictured: Sandra Wade, Graduate Education Award. 

Education Students
Receiving special awards from the Lander University College of Education were, from left: Denee Battle, Outstanding Departmental Service Award; Portia Fernandez, Outstanding Departmental Service Award; Jordan Coates, Psi Chi Undergraduate Research Award; and Joshua Watt, Outstanding Departmental Service Award and Psi Chi Undergraduate Research Award.