BGSU Firelands Recognition Program Honors Students, Staff

student awards


Left to right Ken Borland, BGSU vice president for academic affairs and provost, Sharlene Slone, recipient of the Award for Excellence in Visual Communications Technology, William Balzer, BGSU Firelands Dean, and Kathie Mueller, president of BGSU Firelands College Advisory Board.

Huron, Ohio–The 42 Annual Recognition Program at Bowling Green State University Firelands College was held on Friday, April 29 at 6 p.m. in the Cedar Point Center.  The following staff and students received awards:

 

 

STUDENT AWARDS:

Crystal Luberda Bellevue Theatre Meritorious Service Certificate
Rebecca Nottke Bellevue Society of the Flame
Sarah Stamm Clyde Theatre Meritorious Service Certificate
Heather Thompson Collins Society of the Flame
Katherine Gauthier Huron Theatre Meritorious Service Certificate
Michael Holt Huron Theatre Meritorious Service Certificate
James Brokaw Huron Theatre Meritorious Service Certificate
Christine Reis Huron Theatre Meritorious Service Certificate
Roxanne Howman Lorain Rudinger Foundation Creative Arts Award
Cody Noon Milan Outstanding Theatre Participant 2009-2011
Kathryn Schwab Milan Window to the Future
Mara Mossman Monroeville Theatre Meritorious Service Certificate
Amanda Youngless Monroeville Theatre Meritorious Service Certificate
Randy Alvord Norwalk Building Blocks to the Future
Sara Kusser Norwalk Theatre Meritorious Service Certificate
Katia Castile Norwalk Building Blocks to the Future
Molly Fritz Norwalk Society of the Flame
Nicholas Smith Norwalk Award for Excellence in Visual Media Technology
Caly Laurents Port Clinton Outstanding Technical Award 2010-2011
David Ailing Sandusky Theatre Meritorious Service Certificate
Jarod Mariani Sandusky Outstanding Acting Award 2010-2011
Brett Minor Sandusky Theatre Meritorious Service Certificate
Lacey Miller Sandusky Theatre Meritorious Service Certificate
Traci Taylor Sandusky Theatre Meritorious Service Certificate
Polly Harder Sandusky Window to the Future
Traci Taylor Sandusky Building Blocks to the Future
Cassady Holt Vermilion Theatre Meritorious Service Certificate
Sharlene Slone Willard Award for Excellence in Visual Communications Technology

Description of Select Student Awards

BGSU Firelands Society of the Flame Award:

The Society of the Flame is an honorary society in which students are inducted on the basis of academic achievement, participation in a variety of campus programs, organizations, and general display of leadership on the campus based on the following criteria:

  1. Academic Excellence (3.25 GPA or above)
  2. Completed a minimum of 40 semester hours including current semester
  3. Active participation in a variety of campus programs
  4. Consistent display of leadership

BGSU Firelands Building Blocks to the Future Awards:

Each year BGSU Firelands recognizes those students who, during a one-year period, have provided outstanding service to the college.  A candidate cannot receive this award and the Window to the Future Award.

  1. Candidates must be registered BGSU Firelands students for a minimum of 20 credit hours per year (fall and spring).
  2. Candidates must have established a 2.00 GPA.
  3. The academic year of eligibility shall consist of in chronological order:  the summer, fall and spring semesters of the academic year for which the award is to be given.
  4. Candidates must have demonstrated contributions in multiple experiences during the academic year.  The purpose is to recognize persons who have contributed in a variety of ways rather than through a singular experience or student organization.

BGSU Firelands Window to the Future Awards:

Each year BGSU Firelands recognizes those students who have provided outstanding continuous service (more than one year) to the college based on the following criteria:

  1. Must be BGSU Firelands students who have completed a minimum of 40 hours.
  2. Must have at least 2.00 GPA
  3. Must have demonstrated contributions in multiple experiences during their tenure at BGSU Firelands, rather than a singular experience or student organization.
  4. A first year student is not eligible for this award.

2010-2011 Student Government Appreciation Awards:

Tina Bentley  President  Norwalk
Paul McKenzie  Vice-President Willard
Rebekah Livingston Secretary Milan 
Keith Pope  Treasurer Norwalk

 

BGSU Firelands Community Service Award:

Melvyn Stauffer                                Sandusky

This award is presented to an individual or organization from the community who has, in an extraordinary manner, participated in the growth, development or promotion of BGSU Firelands.  The award is open to any individual or organization (other than College faculty, staff and students) in the general BGSU Firelands area. (See separate release for additional details)

Dean’s Special Recognition Award:

(Individual Award) John Clark       Huron

(Department Award) Plant Operations & Maintenance

This special recognition award may be given annually to individual faculty members, administrators, classified staff, or members of collaborative teams who have made exceptionally meritorious contributions in support of the mission of BGSU Firelands.  Awards may be used to recognize career achievements as well as recent accomplishments.  (See separate release for additional details)

 

Distinguished Part-Time Teacher Award:

Sarah Carver                                                Castalia

This award is bestowed annually to a part-time faculty member or administrative staff member who teaches at BGSU Firelands and demonstrates commitment to and excellence in the art of teaching. (See separate release for additional details)  

Distinguished Teacher Award

Tim Jurkovac                                                Huron

This award is bestowed annually to a full-time faculty member who demonstrates commitment to and exemplifies excellence in the art of teaching.  Persons may be nominated by any member of the BGSU Firelands community or by college alumni.  (See separate release for additional details)  

Service Recognition for Faculty and Staff:

5 Years of Service:

     Cynthia Bailey Castalia
     Valerie Glowacki Vermilion
     Jacqueline Justice Vermilion
     Gordon Brown Norwalk
     Kathy DeHaan-Hunter Sandusky
     Brent Fox New London
     David Gilmore North Fairfield
     Deborah Miller Berlin Heights
     Sheryl Smith Sandusky

10 Years of Service:

     Sandra DiCarlo Vermilion
     Martin Anderson Norwalk
     Linda Hamaide Vermilion
     Rachelle Hippler Castalia
     William Liu Sandusky
     Sharon Velliquette Huron

15 Years of Service:

     John Clark Huron
     Carol Puder New London
     Patricia Antonelli Berlin Heights
     Andrew Kurtz Huron

20 Years of Service:

     Daniel Brooks Barberton

25 Years of Service:

     Patricia Feltman Milan
     Earl Lisk Huron
     Cindy Miglietti Huron

30 Years of Service:

     Jeffrey Wagner Huron

35 Years of Service:

     Deborah Bennett Clyde
     Teresa Marano Sandusky

 

For additional information or photos, contact Dean Schnurr, director of marketing and communication, at 419.372.0613 or via e-mail at dschnur@bgsu.edu