Students who received Rhetoric and Writing Departmental Scholarships and Writing Center Awards were honored at the College of Social Science and Communication Awards Ceremony at the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion May 2.
Five rhetoric and writing majors and graduate students received departmental scholarships.
The Oliver-Breeze-Kennedy in Digital Literacies was awarded to Maegan Hendricks and the Oliver-Breeze-Kennedy in Technical Writing was awarded to Tina Butler Lee (not pictured).
Writing center intern John Canfield received the The Luis Gabriel Award for Dedicated Service, the top honor for a writing center intern.
The Milton Stephens Award for Service went to Amy Rhea and Melissa Johnson (not pictured).
Eight students received The Write On Award, an honor given by their peers for their writing center service: Chad Austin, Alexandria Barnes, Leslie Haller, Sarah Sayyar, and Kimberly Thornton (not pictured: Emily Adkins Tiffany Davis, Kristina Yarberry).
The Phyllis Keltner Volunteer Service Award went to Kimberly Thornton, who in addition to her 90 hours of required writing center service volunteered an additional 87 hours of service to writing students.
The Larry Henthorn “Extra Mile” Award went to Brian Williams (not pictured).
In addition to our student honorees, faculty member Allison Holland received the College of Social Sciences and Communications Service Award.
The Department of Rhetoric and Writing received the CSSC Curricular Innovation Award for the Graduate Certificate in Online Writing Instruction. Dr. Heidi Harris and Dr. Joyce Carter accepted the award on behalf of the department.