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Citadel News Service
2 May 2013

Awards Convocation: Academic departments honor student achievement

At the conclusion of the spring semester, academic departments at The Citadel present awards to outstanding students in many areas of study.

Here are the 2011-2012 academic award recipients that were recognized during the Commencement Week Awards Convocation on Thursday, May 2, 2013 in McAlister Field House.

The School of Business Administration Undergraduate of the Year
Selected by the Business Administration faculty as the most outstanding major.
Andrew Munnerlyn

The CPA Becker Award
The Becker award recognizes 50 students from across the United States for high moral character and leadership qualities. Recipients receive a scholarship to complete the Becker CPA Review Course in preparation for taking the CPA exam.
Thomas Plumb

The School of Education

The Col. Charles E. Hershey Award
The Hershey award recognizes the most outstanding graduate in teacher education. The award is named for Charles Hershey, head of The Citadel Department of Education from 1969 to 1979.
Veteran student Jesse Presson

The School of Engineering

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Col. Louis Shepherd LeTellier Award
Given annually to the member of the graduating class attaining the highest academic grade point ratio in civil engineering.
Navy OC Jan Carlos Morales-Gonzalez

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Peter Gaillard Award
Presented to an exceptional graduating electrical engineering student for outstanding scholastic achievement, leadership and extracurricular participation.
Jonathan Hagar

The School of Science and Mathematics

Dr. Francis Eugene Zemp Award
Given annually to the senior cadet with the highest academic average in the field of pre-medicine.
Lance Braye

Outstanding Student Award
Recognizes superior academic achievement by an undergraduate major from the School of Science and Mathematics' disciplines.
Navy OC Benjamin Cook

Thomas Francis McGarey Award
Recognizes the senior cadet with the highest scholastic ranking in the field of natural science. Given annually in memory of Thomas Francis McGarey, Citadel class of 1914.
Navy OC Frederick Shriner

The School of Humanities & Social Services

The Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Award
Presented annually to the graduating senior who best represents the commitment to academic excellence, breadth of intellectual interests and dedication to public service as exemplified by Joseph Riley, Citadel class of 1964 and mayor of Charleston since 1975.
Angel Johnson

Achieving excellence in the education and development of principled leaders
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