BGSU Firelands Recognition Program Honors Students, Staff
Huron, Ohio – The 43 Annual Recognition Program at Bowling Green State University Firelands College was held on Friday, April 27 at 6 p.m. in the Cedar Point Center. The following staff and students received awards:
|Christopher Pejoro||Bellevue||Theatre Meritorious Award|
|Ryan Rankin||Bellevue||Theatre Meritorious Award|
|Kaitlyn M. Davis||Berlin Heights||Visual Communication
|Keisha L. Farrar||Clyde||Society of the Flame|
|Kimmie L. Creque||Huron||Building Blocks to the Future|
|Michael Holt||Huron||Outstanding Theatre
|Bryanna Bauman||Huron||Theatre Meritorious Award|
|Jamie Brokow||Huron||Theatre Meritorious Award|
|Katherine Gauthier||Huron||Theatre Meritorious Award|
|Rachel McLaughlin||Huron||Theatre Meritorious Award|
|Cassandra Warren||Lakeside Marblehead||Theatre Meritorious Award|
|Joseph C. Ritorto||Lakewood||Window to the Future|
|Kathleen A. Wheeler||Milan||Window to the Future|
|Cody Noon||Milan||Outstanding Theatre
|Ethan T. Wilhelm||North Fairfield||Visual Media Technology|
|Elisabeth Anne Wingerter||Norwalk||Rudinger Foundation
Creative Arts Award
|Brian E. Trumpower||Norwalk||Society of the Flame|
|Katia M. Castile||Norwalk||Window to the Future|
|Morgan Savage||Norwalk||Theatre Meritorious Award|
|Blythe Caldwell||Norwalk||Dean’s University
|Caly Anne Laurents||Port Clinton||Society of the Flame|
|Andrew Harrison||Port Clinton||Theatre Meritorious Award|
|John M. Fryman||Sandusky||Society of the Flame|
|Traci L. Taylor||Sandusky||Society of the Flame|
|Dorian L. Evans||Sandusky||Building Blocks to the Future|
|Jarod Mariani||Sandusky||Outstanding Acting Award
|Jonathan Young||Sandusky||Outstanding Technical Award
|Dorian Evans||Sandusky||Theatre Meritorious Award|
|Felicia Turner||Sandusky||Criminal Justice Program
Performance & Service
|Paul Maier||Sandusky||Theatre Meritorious Award|
|Cassady Holt||Vermilion||Theatre Meritorious Award|
Description of Select Student Awards
Dean’s University Scholarship Award:
Blythe E. Caldwell Norwalk
The Dean’s University Scholarship award, established in 1998, was made possible through a generous contribution from the Frost-Parker Foundation and a matching gift from the BGSU Alumni Association. This $3,000 scholarship can be awarded annually to an outstanding BGSU Firelands junior who will transition to the BG campus in the fall.
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:
- Academic Excellence (3.25 GPA or above)
- Completed a minimum of 40 semester hours including current semester
- Active participation in a variety of campus programs
- 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.
- Candidates must be registered BGSU Firelands students for a minimum of 20 credit hours per year (fall and spring).
- Candidates must have established a 2.00 GPA.
- 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.
- 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:
- Must be BGSU Firelands students who have completed a minimum of 40 hours.
- Must have at least 2.00 GPA
- Must have demonstrated contributions in multiple experiences during their tenure at BGSU Firelands, rather than a singular experience or student organization.
- A first year student is not eligible for this award.
2010-2011 Student Government Appreciation Awards:
|Traci Taylor||Vice President||Sandusky|
STAFF AND COMMUNITY AWARDS
Links to Progress Award
Sylvia Hermo-Fedro Avon Lake
This award is presented to the person or organization of the campus community that has been a significant link in the chain of growth of BGSU Firelands. This person or organization must have been instrumental in linking the college to the broader human community.
Creative Scholar Award
Christopher Mruk Sandusky
This award may be given annually to any full-time BGSU Firelands faculty member (in his/her third year or beyond) for outstanding scholarly or creative accomplishments during the previous three years.
Dean’s Special Recognition Award:
Rod Roark Norwalk
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:
Carol Puder New London
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
Tracy McGinley Berlin Heights
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:|
|Tracey McGinley||Berlin Heights|
|Candace Shealy||Port Clinton|
|10 Years of Service:|
|15 Years of Service:|
|20 Years of Service:|
|25 Years of Service:|
|30 Years of Service:|
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