Northwestern 2010 Outstanding Seniors announced

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Northwestern 2010 Outstanding Seniors announced

April 15, 2010

Northwestern Foundation Release

 Lydnsie Davis
Lyndsie Davis

 Johnathan Elder
Johnathan Elder

 Ashton Ghaemi
Ashton Ghaemi

 Kelli Krows
Kelli Krows

 Alyssa Logsdon
Alyssa Logsdon

 Ngalula Mutsipayi
Ngalula Mutsipayi

 Jake Phillips
Jake Phillips

 Mollie Schoenhals
Mollie Schoenhals

Eight graduating seniors receiving the Northwestern Outstanding Senior Award are among the award recipients at this year’s Spring Reunion Day Awards Ceremony April 24 at 5:15 p.m. in the Student Center Ranger Room.

A committee selected Lyndsie Davis, Johnathan Elder, Ashton Ghaemi, Kelli Krows, Alyssa Logsdon, Ngalula Mutsipayi, Jake Phillips and Mollie Schoenhals as 2010 Outstanding Seniors.

To apply, graduating seniors had to have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5, have completed at least 60 credit hours at Northwestern, be involved in campus and/or community activities, show promise of future achievement and never have been subject to academic or disciplinary action. The award, sponsored by the Northwestern Foundation and Student Government Association, includes a plaque and a $100 savings bond.

Outstanding Seniors

Lyndsie Davis
Davis, of Enid, will graduate in May with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. She has served as president of NWOSU Enid Leadership Council and vice president of Phi Beta Lambda and has been on both the President’s and Dean’s honor rolls.

Johnathan Elder
Elder, of Enid, graduated summa cum laude in December with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. While at Northwestern, he was on the President’s Honor Roll and served on the Leadership Council and as a NWOSU Scholar Ambassador.

Ashton Ghaemi
Ghaemi, of Broken Arrow, will graduate in May with a Bachelor of Science degree in mass communication. She has been listed on the President’s and Vice President’s honor rolls and has served as anchor of NWTV 7, staff writer of Northwestern News, president of NWOSU Society of Professional Journalists/Oklahoma Broadcast Education Association and vice president of CORE.

Kelli Krows
Krows, of Seiling, will graduate in May with a Bachelor of Science degree in education. She has served as president, vice president and secretary of Northwestern Scholar Ambassadors, praise and worship leader of the Baptist Student Union, and captain of the Lady Rangers basketball team, which earned her Academic All-Conference and NAIA Academic All-American honors.

Alyssa Logsdon
Logsdon, of Alva, will graduate in May with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. She was selected for the President’s Leadership Class, listed on both the President’s and Vice President’s honor rolls and has served as president, vice president and secretary of the Biology Club, and historian of Sigma Tau Delta.

Ngalula Mutsipayi
Mutsipayi, originally from Congo-Kinshasa, will graduate in May with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and a minor in chemistry. She has been listed on the President’s and Vice President’s honor rolls and has served as vice president of the International Students Association, historian of the Chemistry Club and as an active member of the NWOSU Medical Club.

Jake Phillips
Phillips, of Alva, will graduate in May with a Bachelor of Arts degree in health and sports sciences education. He has served as Northwestern Scholar Ambassador, Leadership Northwestern Scholar and was selected for the President’s Leadership Class.

Mollie Schoenhals
Schoenhals, of Laverne, will graduate in May with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration and a minor in Spanish. She has been on the President’s Honor Roll each semester and had a library intraship last fall.

Other Award Recipients

Elder and Schoenhals along with Katelyn Hall, Sara Hauser, Linn Laughrey, Hilario Trejo Leal and Derek Quinn will be awarded the T.C. Carter Award, presented to the graduating seniors with the highest grade point average.

Other Northwestern students and faculty to be recognized include: Krows receiving the John F. Kennedy Award, Hauser receiving the Dr. Joe Dollins Merit Award, Clay Leisher receiving the John Ted Meier Student Teaching Award, Shirley Deck and Kayla Fuqua receiving the Psychology Student of the Year Award, Julia Hays receiving the Sabin and Pearl Percefull Scholarship Award, and Karen Sneary receiving the John Sheffield Teacher of the Year Award.