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Students Receive Top Honors
Published: April 25 2014

Students from Arkansas State University-Beebe were honored at the annual Awards Banquet, held Thursday evening, April 24, at the Student Center.  Students were presented awards for leadership and outstanding achievement in their major fields of study.

Division Awards were as follows: Jason Hutchison of Cabot and Tralana Winter of Pangburn, Advanced Technology and Allied Health; Shaun Crenshaw of Austin and Lyndsie McGhee of Quitman, Business and Agriculture; Elizabeth Frantal of Cabot and William Glenn of Jacksonville, Education and Social Sciences; Rebekah Duke of Cabot and Casey Sherwood of Beebe, English and Fine Arts; Gwendolyn Herlacher and Martha Reicks, both of Cabot, Mathematics and Science; Seth Cossey of Austin and Laredo Vinson of Rosebud, Occupational Technology.

Campus awards were as follows: Jamison Scruggs of Maumelle and Deborah Walters of Cabot for ASU-Beebe; Autumn Pruett of Pangburn and Seth Swafford of Mountain View for ASU-Heber Springs; Crystal Jendrejas of North Little Rock and George Terrell of Sherwood with program awards for ASU-Little Rock Air Force Base; Joseph Prince of Cave City and Logan Ray of Pocahontas for ASU-Searcy. Two awards for ASU-Jonesboro programs held on the Beebe campus were presented to Christopher Bullock of Cabot and Kristen Wesner of Austin.

The most prestigious award for ASU-Beebe is the Citizenship Award, based on overall academic and leadership qualities, was presented to Seth Swafford of Mountain View, who is majoring in business, and Charlee Howard of Beebe, who is an agriculture education major.

Additionally, Cheryl Cherry, special needs coordinator, received the Positive Teacher Award, and Chad Gray, director of Student Life, was presented the Positive Staff Award. Also, the Outstanding Student Organization award was presented to Phi Beta Lambda, which is a business organization.