BGSU Firelands Recognition Program Honors Students, Staff
Huron, Ohio – The 44 Annual Recognition Program at Bowling Green State University Firelands College was held on Friday, April 19 at 6 p.m. in the Cedar Point Center. The following staff and students received awards:
|Nicholas Burgdorf||Amherst||Society of the Flame|
|Nicole Ammanniti||Bellevue||Theatre Meritorious Award|
|Salli Feick||Bellevue||Theatre Meritorious Award|
|Amanda L. Nixon||Bellevue||Creative Excellence Visual Media
|Chris Pejoro||Bellevue||Theatre Meritorious Award|
|Kenneth Lyle Simpson||Cardington||Society of the Flame|
|Bryanna Bauman||Huron||Outstanding Technical Award
|Michael Holt||Huron||Outstanding Theatre Participant
|Michael Holt||Huron||Society of the Flame|
|Rachel McLaughlin||Huron||Outstanding Acting Award
|Talon Smith||Huron||Society of the Flame|
|Travis Skelly||Lorain||Building Blocks to the Future|
|Cody Noon||Milan||Outstanding Theatre Participant
|Kenneth Schmuhl||Norwalk||Criminal Justice Award|
|Kenneth Schmuhl||Norwalk||Society of the Flame|
|Mackenzie Kightlinger||Oak Harbor||Theatre Meritorious Award|
|Caley Anne Laurents||Port Clinton||Creative Excellence Visual
|Cory Castelan||Republic||Theatre Meritorious Award|
|Kaitlyn Dissinger||Sandusky||Theatre Meritorious Award|
|Victoria Larrick||Sandusky||Theatre Meritorious Award|
|Paul Maier||Sandusky||Theatre Meritorious Award|
|Jarod Mariani||Sandusky||Theatre Meritorious Award|
|Kim Millinger||Sandusky||Theatre Meritorious Award|
|Josh Ohlmacher||Sandusky||Theatre Meritorious Award|
|Jarrod Shoenberger||Sandusky||Building Blocks to the Future|
|Felicia Turner||Sandusky||Windows to the Future|
|Brennan Wozniak||Sandusky||Theatre Meritorious Award|
|Branden Fox||Wakeman||Outstanding Theatre Participant
Description of Select Student Awards
Dean’s University Scholarship Award:
|Ryan L. Cook||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.
2012-2013 Student Government Appreciation Awards:
STAFF AND COMMUNITY AWARDS
Links to Progress Award
|Caryl Crane Youth Theatre|
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
|Victor U. Odafe||Amherst|
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.
Community Service Award
|Darlene Crooks, President, Label Aid||Sandusky|
The community service award is given to an individual or organization from the community who has, in an extraordinary manner, participated in the growth, development or promotion of BGSU Firelands and the Firelands community. (See separate release for additional details)
Dean’s Special Recognition Award
|Sylvia Hermo-Fedro||Avon Lake|
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:
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
|Rachelle Kristof Hippler||Castalia|
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:
|Mohammed Darabie||Bowling Green|
10 Years of Service:
15 Years of Service:
20 Years of Service:
25 Years of Service:
40 Years of Service:
|M. Peter Henning||Sandusky|
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