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FMU presents academic awards
    FLORENCE, S.C. – Francis Marion University presented academic awards to outstanding students during a ceremony Monday, April 18, in the McNair Science Building auditorium on campus.

    Individual awards were given to students judged to have the most promise of success in their respective academic programs.

    Jesse “Mike” Jordan, professor of psychology and the university’s 2003-2004 Distinguished Professor, addressed the students before the presentations.

FMU Academic Awards Day Recipients

South Carolina

Aynor: Kimberly Norene Best, Freshman Writing Award; Bradley Warren Richardson, Jack Baker Memorial Award

Bennettsville: Virginia Lynne Stevenson, Fiction Award; Lance Emory Leviner, Physics Award

Coward: Stephanie Michelle Adams, Analytical Chemistry Award

Darlington: Daren Lee Cato, Health Physics Award; Leslie Michelle Carter, Management Award

Dillon: Jennifer Nicole Seals, Dr. Jesse A. Coles Jr. Award; Jessica Rena Smith, Wall Street Journal Award in Finance, Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship Candidate Award

Effingham: Jessie Lee Stroman, Economics Award

Florence: Erin Elizabeth Cox, American Institute of Chemists Foundation (AICF) Student Award, Chemistry Award; Pablo Enrico Faja, Freshman Chemistry Award; Erin Nicole McManaway, Richard B. Larsen Memorial Award; Sonia A. Serrata de Paz, Modern Language Award; Krystal Leigh Gause, Peggy Love McLaughlin Art Award; Steven James Frederick, Mathematics Award, Physics Award; Damien Paul Craft, Lewis E. Beasley Americanism Award; Amy Elizabeth Leach, L.A. Hoff Psychology Research Award; Wendy Lee Housend, Linda M. Summer Social Work Award; Laura Cece Matthews, Psychology Award; Matthew Paul Sanderson, Computer Science Award; Jennifer Lee Martin, Marketing Award; Shannon Carrie Small, Thomas W. Sills Memorial Award in Early Childhood Education; Stephanie Lynne Bartlett, Scholastic Achievement Award

Hemingway: Ashley E. Davis-Young, Financial Executive Institute Medallion Award

Hollywood: Patrick Lee Cloninger, Biology Research Award

Lake City: Grant Stone Lyerly, History Award

Lake View: Erika Barnes, English Award, Percy Adams Award; Jonathan Kyle Renfrow, General Business Administration Award; Kimberley Deanna Moody, Scholastic Achievement Award

Latta: Sandra Alicia Roberts, Poetry Award

Leesville: Rebekah Lynn Norris, Sociology Award

Little Rock: Laura C. Rowell, James E. Potterfield Award in Elementary Education

Mullins: Francis Brandon Turbeville, Pee Dee Electric Cooperative Scholars Award; John Michael Rogers, Neal D. Thigpen Award in South Carolina Politics and Government

Myrtle Beach: Leah Susan Warr, Douglas A. Mandra Memorial Award in Applied Psychology

Ninety Six: Miranda Elizabeth DeVroomen, Political Science Award

Pamplico: Michael Ross Sutton, Management Information Systems Award; Brian Ashley Goins, Secondary Education Award

Pawleys Island: Megan Jean Ross, Outstanding Sophomore Biology Award

Quinby: Harry Leroy Stephens Jr., Engineering Technology Award

Scranton: Jessica Nichole McCutcheon, Organic Chemistry Award; John Myers Graham, Political Science Award; Jimmie Scott Teal, Honors Student Association (HSA) Award

Seneca: Kevin Andrew Murr, Ars Medica Academic Achievement Award, Biology Award

Sumter: Kenneth Martin Broadway, Scholastic Achievement Award

Timmonsville: Rachel Charlotte Severance, Chemistry Award, S.C. Section of the American Chemical Society (SCACS) Outstanding Chemistry Major Award

Turbeville: Justin David Driggers, Mass Communication Award; April Leigh Atkinson, Accounting Award



Bartlett, Ill.: Jaclyn Michelle Ackman, Biology Award

Long Beach, Miss.: Michelle Rae Ghere, Mathematics Award, Physics Award

Raleigh, N.C.: Jennifer Dianne Howard, Duane P. Myers Honors Award, Scholastic Achievement Award

Rocky Mount, N.C.: Michelle Marie Imlay, President’s Undergraduate Research Award

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Last Published: April 22, 2005 6:28 AM
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