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Citadel News Service
6 May 2011

Academic Departments present annual awards for 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 2010-2011 Academic Award recipients that were recogized during the Commencement Week Awards Convocation on Thursday, May 6, 2011 in McAlister Field House.

See 2010-2011 Leadership Awards

Academic Support Center
Academic Leadership Award – Andrew C. Carnes 

The School of Business Administration 
The School of Business Undergraduate of the Year Award – Carl E. Herro 
Selected by the Business Administration faculty as the most outstanding major\

The CPA Becker Award – Kyle G. Fife 
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 prepartion for taking the CPA exam.

The School of Education
The Col. Charles E. Hershey Award – Charles M. Finch
Recognizes the most outstanding graduate in teacher education. The award is named for Charles Hersehy, head of The Citadel Department of Education from 1969 to 1979.

The School of Engineering
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Col. Louis Shepherd LeTellier Award – Jeremy E. Hoffman 
Given annually to the member of the graduating class attaining the highest academic GPR in civil engineering.

Col. Christopher Schultz Gadsden Award – Justin B. Robinette 
George Walker White Award – Joshua R. Summers

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Peter Gaillard Award – Calvin S. Hargadine
Presented to an exceptional graduating electrical engineering student for outstanding scholastic achievement, leadership and extracurricular participation.

Charles Thurston Razor Memorial Award – Elmore F. Smoak 

The School of Science and Mathematics
Dr. Francis Eugene Zemp Award – John Synovec 
Given annually to the senior cadet with the highest academic average in the field of pre-medicine.

Outstanding Student Award – Sean Feeney and Michael Rowland
Recognizes superior academic achievement by an undergraduate majoring in of of the School of Science and Mathematics's disciplines.

Thomas Francis McGarey Award – Michael J. Rowland 
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.

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
George E. Reeves Award in Mathematics – Sean R. Feeney

Department of Health, Exercise, and Sports Medicine
Keith Hamilton Award – Patrick B. Hopkins and Tatum N. Jestila

The School of Humanities & Social Services
The Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Award – Noah J. Koubenec 
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 Riley, Citadel Class of 1964 and mayor of Charleston since 1975.

Department of Modern Languages
The French Award – Katherine R. Hardina
The Spanish Award – Noah J. Koubenec
The Order of Lafayette French Award – Ivan E. Ingram
The German Award – Justin P. Brooks
The French Journal Award – Cadet Jessica Maxwell, Sarah C. Creel, Alexander J. Winton

Department of History
H. L. Gary Award – Leland M. Hart
The Francis Marion Award – George H. Martin

Department of English
The William E. Mikell Award – Anthony S. Licari

Department of Psychology
The D. Oliver Bowman Award – Christopher D. Kays

Department of Political Science & Criminal Justice
The Joseph D. Aiken Award – Christopher J. Castagno
James K. Coleman Prize – Noah Koubenec

Pre-Law Award
The P. Michael Duffy Award – Abraham Raymond

See 2010-2011 Leadership Awards

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