BGSU Firelands Recognition Program Honors Students

The 48 Annual Recognition Program at Bowling Green State University Firelands College was held on Friday, April 14 in the Cedar Point Center.  The following awards were presented to students:

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 (3.25 GPA or above with a minimum of 40 semester hours), participation in a variety of campus programs or organizations, and a general display of leadership on the campus.

The following students received the Society of the Flame Award:

            Beth Beck                                                                               Huron
            Patrick Walker                                                                     Castalia

BGSU Firelands Window to the Future Award

Each year BGSU Firelands recognizes those students who have provided outstanding continuous service (more than one year) to the College. Criteria includes academic achievement (at least a 2.0 GPA with a minimum of 40 semester hours) and demonstrated contributions in multiple experiences at BGSU Firelands, rather than a singular experience or student organization.  The following students received the Windows to the Future Award:

            Bethany Evans                                                                       Vermilion
            William Sberna                                                                     Bellevue

BGSU Firelands Building Blocks to the Future Award

Each year BGSU Firelands recognizes those students who, during a one-year period, have provided outstanding service to the College. Criteria includes academic achievement (at least a 2.0 GPA with a minimum of 20 semester hours) and demonstrated contributions in multiple experiences at BGSU Firelands, rather than a singular experience or student organization.  The following students received the Building Blocks to the Future Award:

            Melanie Reineck                                                                    Monroeville
            Eric Robertson                                                                       Sandusky

Student Government Appreciation Award

The following were identified and honored for their activities and accomplishments as members of the 2016-2017 BGSU Firelands Student Government:

          Bethany Evans              President/Treasurer                           Vermilion
          Melanie Reineck          Vice President/Secretary                   Monroeville
          Christopher Scherz     Student Activities Chairperson       Sandusky

BGSU Firelands Outstanding Visual Communications Technology Award

Presented annually to an individual student who has demonstrated academic excellence, outstanding technical skills, and enthusiasm for visual communications in a bachelor’s degree program.  The recipient of the Outstanding Visual Communication Award is:

            Chad Butler                                                                            Strongsville

BGSU Firelands Outstanding Visual Media Technology Award

Presented annually to an individual student who has demonstrated academic excellence, outstanding technical skills, and enthusiasm for visual communications in an associate degree program.  The recipient of the Outstanding Visual Media Technology Award is:

            Jack Stone                                                                              Port Clinton

Dean’s University Scholarship

The Dean’s University Scholarship was Established in 1998, and made possible through a generous contribution from the Frost-Parker Foundation and a matching gift from the BGSU Alumni Association.  The Award is presented to an outstanding BGSU Firelands junior who will transition to the BG campus in the fall.  The recipient of the Dean’s University Scholarship is:

            Kimble Arnold                                                                        Monroeville