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									May 3, 2006



Shelton State Community College Recognizes Outstanding Students

At Honors Convocation 2006



Tuscaloosa - Shelton State Community College recognized the successes and
achievements of their students during the Honors Day 2006 Convocation held on
April 30th in the Atrium of the Martin Campus. Hundreds of family and friends
joined Shelton State faculty and staff to honor over 300 students.
Each honored student was presented with a medallion featuring the Shelton State
seal.



The college awards, the most prestigious that the College bestows, included:



The Outstanding Technical Student Award is named for Mr. I. W. Mitchell who was
president of Fredd State Technical College from 1976-1982. The recipient of the I. W.
Mitchell Outstanding Technical Student Award is selected based on academic
achievement, involvement in campus and community activities, technical
recognition, and job related activities. The 2006 recipient of the I. W. Mitchell Award
is Robin E. A. Petty.



The Special Achievement Award is named after Mr. Norman C. Cephus who was
president of Fredd State Technical College from 1982-1990. The recipient of the
Norman C. Cephus Special Achievement Award is selected based on academic
achievement, involvement in campus and community activities, technical
recognition, and job related activities. The 2006 recipient of the Norman C.
Cephus Special Achievement Award is Clytee Lachelle Drake.



The Outstanding Freshman Award is named for Dr. Thomas E. Umphrey who was
president of Shelton State Community College from 1988-2000. The recipient of the
Thomas E. Umphrey Outstanding Freshman Award is selected based on outstanding
academic achievement and involvement in campus activities.
Finalists for this prestigious award were Jami Gregg, Michael Wayne Johnson, Huong
H. Lee, Laura Leigh Meherg and Andrew Smith. The recipient of the 2006 Thomas E.
Umphrey Outstanding Freshman Award is Laura Leigh Meherg .



The Outstanding Technical Student Award is named for Mr. Harold I. James who was
president of Shelton State Technical College from 1951-1976.The recipient of the
Harold I. James Outstanding Technical Student Award is selected based on
accomplishments in the classroom and workplace. Finalists for the award were
Clytee Lachelle Drake, Joyce Ann Kiker, Sharon Ann Kirkman, Crystal Jean Layne,
Elizabeth Truelove and Tina Louise Tucker. The recipient of the 2006 Harold I.
James Outstanding Technical Student Award is Elizabeth Truelove.



The Allen Award is named after U. S. Senator James B. Allen who served in Congress
from 1969-1978. The recipient of the James B. Allen Award is selected based on
academic achievement and service to the College and community. The 2006 recipient
of the James B. Allen Award is Courtney Brooke Williamson.



The Outstanding Sophomore Student Award is named for Dr. Leo Sumner who was
president of Shelton State Community College from 1976-1988. The recipient of the
Leo Sumner Award is selected based on outstanding academic performance, school
involvement, and community service. It is the highest honor that a student can earn
at Shelton State Community College. The finalists for the college's most prestigious
award were Alana Brooke Atchison, Bobby Dean Hembree, Jr., Jessica Lynne Murray,
John Sturdivant, Elizabeth Truelove and Courtney Brooke Williamson. The 2006
recipient of the Leo Sumner Outstanding Sophomore Award is Jessica Lynne Murray.



Courtney Williamson and John Sturdivant were honored for their place on the All
Alabama Academic Team.



Members of the Shelton State Ambassadors honored were: Brooke Atchison,
Kayla Bailey, Haley Baker, Ashton Batley, Jase Buttram, Heather Cannon,
Ashley Carr, Hope Crowley, A.J. Daugherty, John Davis, Jessica Dawley, Blake
Doherty, Mark Fleenor, Jami Gregg, Katie Holland, Tabias Hood, Kate Ikner,
Michael Johnson, Caleb Lightsey, Megan Matherson, Betsy Meadows, Laura
Meherg, Ashley Melton, De'Angelo Metcalfe, Jessica Murray, Carla Pennington,
Megan Pike, Tiffany Pruitt, Jared Roggli, B.J. Roney, Chris Schmitz, Drew
Smith, Brittany Spiller, Laurie Stephenson, John Sturdivant, Andrea Walker
and Kyle Wilson.



Honored as Scholar Athletes were: Blake Harper - Baseball, Kiah Brown -
Basketball, Heather Allen - Soccer and Sarah Sutton - Softball.



Honored by the student newspaper, The Shelton State Courier, were: Matt
Celozzi, Courier Writer of the Year and Summer Day, Mass Communication
Student of the Year.



Members of the Shelton State Association of Nursing Students identified for
honors were: Aretha Mahan - President and SSANS Leadership Award, Nichole
Burns - Vice President and SSANS Fellowship Award, Elise Bobo - Secretary,
Tiesha Lavender - Financial Secretary, Beth Laughlin - Treasurer and SSANS
Fellowship Award, Rachel Williams - Chaplain, Glorymar Dorta - First Year
Historian, Brandy Stines - Second Year Historian, Erin N. Giles - First Year
Reporter, Marsha Utley - Second Year Reporter and Ronica Watkins -
Parliamentarian.



The Shelton State chapter of Circle K, a collegiate service organization and
a part of Kiwanis International, honored with district awards were Laura
Meherg, John Sturdivant, club president Sierra Fladstol, vice president
Lauren Wheat and Sierra Fladstol and Lauren Wheat for 120-179 hours of
community service.



The following students were recognized for their membership in Phi Theta
Kappa the national honor society for two-year schools: Courtney Williamson -
President, Katie Garrett - Vice President of Leadership, John Sturdivant -
Vice President of Scholarship, Kristen Nicholson - Vice President of
Service, Ashley Melton - Vice President of Communication and Greg Dike -
Vice President of Fellowship. Member are: Barbara A. Abrams, Neely J.
Aitken, Heather D. Allen, Jennifer D. Allen, Alana B. Atchison, Amanda B.
Baker, Demetrius A. Black, Carmen B. Bodiford, Laura E. Bonds, Timothy B.
Booth, William K. Brown, Hannah J. Brown, Charlotte J. Brown, Marylynn M.
Bryant, Jennifer Bunton, Laura L. Burgess, Joshua T. Burroughs, Heather C.
Burt, Whitney B. Camp, Jessica J. Carder, Mary Carter, Stephanie C.
Charboneau, Erin E. Chesser, Kyung A. Cho, Caitlin D. Clark, Laura F.
Colbert, Leslie D. Coleman, Kasey L. Coleman, Samuel E. Conyers, Tiffany N.
Courtney, Berkley J. Criswell, Eryn B. Davis, Summer M. Day, Greg Dike, Cara
M. Dillard, Patricia M. Dockery, William B. Doherty, Jared D. Elmore, Kayla
Kahn English, Rosemary P. Ferguson, Misti M. Foster, Tiffany Fountain, Cari
D. Fowler, Katie L. Garrett, Lonnie J. Golightly III, Joann R. Hagood, Holly
A. Hanson, Telisa C. Harkins, Bessie M. Harper, Blake Harper, Emily L.
Harris, Katrina A. Hart, Patricia I. Headrick, Bobby D. Hembree, Kenneth R.
Henegar, Kimberly G. Hewett, Casey W. Holland, Adrian Holliman, Savannah D.
Howell, Crystal N. Howell, Sarah E. Hunnicutt, Melanie G. Jackson, Amanda L.
Jewell, Michael W. Johnson, Kirk S. Johnson, Virginia H. Jones, Tina K.
Jones, Crystal V. Jones, Derek J. Kelley, Haley M. Kennedy, Joseph B.
Kennedy, Clayton N. Kizzire, Kristopher M. Knight, Philip R. Land, Brenda K.
Lane, Lyndon M. Lasseter, Marlana Law, Huong H. Lee, Josey R. Leho, John M.
Livingston, Patrick C. Lofthus, Jessica L. Low, Stephanie A. Martin, Terry
W. Martin Jr., Megan E. Matherson, Laci N. McCafferty, Amanda J. McCombs,
Robert S. McDaniel, Tracy McGuffie, Annie P. McLin, Ashley L. McMillian,
Shannon B. Meadows, Laura L. Meherg, Ashley L. Melton, Brandon H. Mitchell,
Christie Mitchell, Mozell J. Mitchell, Rachel E. Montz, Mackenzie Moorehead,
Daniel K. Mullenix, Marla J. Murphy, Jessica L. Murray, Kristin R.
Nicholson, Brittany A. Norris, Sarah A. Norton, Jessica D. Oliver, Kasey C.
Oswalt, Beverly K. Oswalt, Rebecca F. Patrick, Mitzi R. Perkins, Tiffany E.
Perry, Robert J. Phares, Lauren Pierce, Rebekah N. Pierson, Kelly E.
Prisoc, Charles A. Pugh, Holly R. Reed, Edward B. Richardson, LaNeatra
Rogers, Jared A. Roggli, Sarah B. Roland, Elizabeth M. Rosenberg, Walter
Russell, Glenda Ryan, Natalie K. Sanders, Allison C. Scogin, Lewis B.
Shipley, Arielle N. Sides, Lisa S. Smith, Whitney R. Smith, Andrew D. Smith,
Brittany A. Spiller, Monica H. Stone, John M. Sturdivant, Sarah L. Sutton,
Robin L. Swartz, Alisa D. Terrell, Maketa A. Thomas, Brittany E. Tilley,
Candace B. Turner, Marsha J. Utley, Nikki Van Luvender, Melanie Wallace,
Mary E. Watson, William A. Watts, Miranda K. Webster, Jessica L. Wells,
Thomas F. Wheat II, Pauline J. Whitaker, David G. White, Galen D. Whitehead,
Stacey L. Wilkinson, Courtney B. Williamson, Stephanie G. Wood and Stefanie
Zegowitz.



The President's List designation is accorded to any student who earns a 4.0
while enrolled full-time. These students have been named to the President's
List at least twice: Jordy Allen Abrams, William Heath Aldridge, Heather D.
Allen, Troy Adam Bailey, Michelle Brock Bass, Hunter Blake Bruner, Heather
Cherie Burt, Ashley Brooke Carlee, Kyung Ae Cho, Mun Suk Cho, Eric D.
Clinton, Suzanne Conway, Marcus A. Crawford, Summer Mae Day, Patricia
Elouise Decker, Chris Thomas Falgout, David Jeremy Faulkner, Cari Danielle
Fowler, Wesley O. Graff, Joshua Patton Hayes, Kenneth R. Henegar, Savannah
D. Howell, Ashley Diane Hunter, Jessica Ann Jarvis, Timothy Craig Karrh,
William David Kelley, Michael Boyd Latha, Zhiyi Li, Luke Lowery, Joshua
David McPherson, Brian K. Nix, Shaun Paul Oswalt, Malcolm Randolph Oxford,
Joshua Alan Ragsdale, Matthew Scott Reynolds, Adam R. Robertsm, Krista A.
Rodenberry, Glenda June Ryan, Natalie Kristina Sanders, William Edward
Scrivner, Russell Chase Smelley, Lawrence Brandon Smith, Amy Daniell
Stegall, John Michael Sturdivant, Mary Margaret Tarpley, Alan Daniel Texada,
Amber Leigh Warren, Jessica Leigh Wells, Tommy L. Wilkins and Eric E. Wills.



Academic Division Awards were presented to the following students:

Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) - Terry Jordan, Nightingale Award; Brandy
Denise Stines, Nightingale Award (Mobility); Panida Chaiongkhan, Outstanding
Associate Degree Nursing Student; Felicia Michelle Wiley, Outstanding
Associate Degree Nursing Student (Mobility)



Behavioral Sciences/History - Adrian Holliman, Outstanding Economics
Student; Krista Rodenberry,Outstanding United States History Student; Ashley
L. McMillian, Outstanding Psychology Student; Nikitah Fonbah, Outstanding
Western Civilization Student



Business - Adrian Holliman, Outstanding Economics Student



Language and Communication - Krista Klemm,Outstanding Freshman English
Student; Jessica Wells, Outstanding Sophomore English Student



Mathematics - Rebecca Stephens, Outstanding Student in Trigonometry; Jason
Nonamaker, Outstanding Student in Precalculus; Xiaoman Zhang, Outstanding
Business Calculus Student; Luke Waldrop, Outstanding Student in Calculus II
and III; Courtney May Hummel, Outstanding Finite Mathematics Student



Natural Sciences - Ben Harris, Outstanding Astronomy Student; Marie Nicol
Gammill, Outstanding Microbiology Student; Sheila Christian, Outstanding
Non-Major Biology Student; Alana Brooke Atchison, Outstanding General
Biology Student; April Read, Outstanding Anatomy and Physiology Student;
Daniel Cranford, Outstanding Organic Chemistry Student



Respiratory Therapy - Jennifer Renea Shields, Outstanding Respiratory
Therapist Student



Fine and Performing Arts - Joey Lay, Outstanding Freshman Choral Student;
Brittany Norris, Outstanding Sophomore Choral Student; Adam Vincent,
Outstanding Brass Ensemble Member; Josh Rutherford, Outstanding Freshman
Jazz Ensemble Member; Robert V. Jagoe, Jr., Outstanding Sophomore Jazz
Ensemble Member; Johnathon Lyons, Outstanding Freshman Vocal Student; Eryn
Davis, Outstanding Sophomore Vocal Student; Alicia Stroup, Outstanding
Freshman Musician; Bo Hembree, Jr., Outstanding Sophomore Musician



Wellness Center - Ashley Johnson, Outstanding Wellness Student



Career Technologies Division Awards were present to:

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration - Robert E. Skelton, Outstanding Air
Conditioning and Refrigeration Night Student; Brian K. Nix, Outstanding Air
Conditioning and Refrigeration Student



Auto Body Repair - Tony Taylor, Outstanding Auto Body Repair Student;
Kendrick Evan, Outstanding Freshman Student in Auto Body Repair



Automotive Technology - Jeog Dongchul, Outstanding Automotive Technology
Student



Computerized Numerical Control - Perry James, Outstanding Computerized
Numerical Control Student
Cosmetology/Barbering - Courtney Roberts, Outstanding Freshman Student in
Cosmetology; LaToya Martin, Outstanding Student in Cosmetology; Mary Katelin
Boswell, Outstanding Student in Evening Cosmetology Program; Deeann
Southern, Outstanding Esthetics Student; Larry Gibson, Jr., Outstanding
Student in Barbering



Diesel Mechanics - Sidney Lewis, Outstanding Diesel Mechanics Student



Drafting and Design Technology - David Joseph Adkins, Outstanding Drafting
and Design Student



Electrical Technology - Bobby Saxton, Outstanding Freshman Student; Orlando
Stewart, Outstanding Freshman Student; Dustin Mullenix, Outstanding Senior
Electricity Student; Thomas Parrott, Outstanding Advanced Electricity
Student



Heavy Equipment Operator - William J. Traweek, Outstanding Heavy Equipment
Operator



Industrial Electronics Technology - Michael W. Johnson, Outstanding Freshman
Student; Lea Hoggle, Outstanding Sophomore Student



Machine Tool Technology - Brock Halper, Outstanding Machine Tool Technology
Student



Office Administration - Amy D. Stegall, Outstanding Medical Transcription
Student; Jennifer Bunton, Outstanding Information Processing Student; Sylvia
Ann Smith, Outstanding Legal Secretary Student; LaMonica Winters,
Outstanding Medical Records Student



Practical Nursing - June Ellis, Practical Nursing Leadership Award; Patricia
Decker, Practical Nursing Outstanding Academic Performance



Welding - Richard James Byrne, Outstanding Freshman Welding Student; Justin
Parker Wilson, Outstanding Welding Student
Foundation Scholarships presented during the ceremony were: Abrasley -
Shelton Endowed Scholarship to Cortney Brown; A. H. Bean Adult Education
Scholarship to Dayna Roberts and Mystie Hawthorne; Alexander Adult Learning
Scholarship to Dinah Moore; Compass Bank Scholarship to Kenneth Woodard;
Helen H. & John K. McKinley Culinary Arts/Hospitality Scholarships to Julia
Kenny and Jamie Ashley Grammer; Cecelia Ashton Memorial Scholarship to
Candace Cook; Harold James Endowed Technical Scholarship to Annie McLin;
Mary Harper Simmons Scholarship to Adrian Channell; Robert Michaels Echols
Memorial Scholarship to Carla Ellis; Helen H. McKinley Excellence Award for
Practical Nursing to Brandy Archie; NAWIC Construction Scholarship to
Michael W. Johnson; Sealy Realty Company Scholarship and Rumsey Endowed
Scholarship to Holly Reed; Tuscaloosa Teacher's Credit Union Scholarship to
Jessica Murray; Wayne B. Boteler Memorial Scholarship to LaTonya Jones; West
Alabama Health Council Scholarship to Mystie Hawthorne



The Shelton State Alumni Association presented Louise Pruett Memorial
Scholarships to Tina Tucker and Jenny Jones.



The Alumni Association also presented the Shelton State 2006 Alumnus of the
Year Award to Leah Anne Sexton.



Students receiving external scholarships included: Courtney B. Williamson -
University of Alabama All-Alabama Academic Team Scholarship, Mississippi
College, $1000 PTK Transfer Scholarship, $2500 Leadership Scholarship and
$3000 Dean's Scholarship; Cari D. Fowler - University of Alabama Alumni
Community College Honors Scholarship; John M. Sturdivant - University of
Alabama Community College Honors Scholarship, Howard Hughes Medical
Institute Undergraduate Internship; Krista Rodenberry - University of
Montevallo; Barry Bonner - Samford University Music Scholarship; Katie
Schager - Arkansas State University Soccer Scholarship; Taylor Munsey -
Faulkner University Soccer Scholarship; Jessica Martinez - Huntingdon
College Soccer Scholarship; Anna Oglesby - Huntingdon College Soccer
Scholarship; Heather Allen - Samford University Soccer Scholarship; and
Savannah Howell - Howard Hughes Medical Institute Undergraduate Internship.



Dr. and Mrs. John N. Todd III sponsor four awards to recognize outstanding
accomplishments, achievements and performance in the classroom, college and
community by Shelton State Community College faculty, support staff and
administrative staff. The Dr. and Mrs. John Todd Award for Outstanding
Performance as a Support Staff Member of Shelton State Community College was
presented to Polly Poovey; The Dr. and Mrs. John Todd Award for Outstanding
Performance as an Administrative Staff Member of Shelton State Community
College was presented to Karen van Luvender; The Dr. and Mrs. John Todd
Award for Outstanding Teaching in Technical Services was presented to
William Quimby and The Dr. and Mrs. John Todd Award for Exceptional
Achievement in Teaching was presented to Lois Griffin.
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