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Midway University Recognizes Outstanding Students, Faculty at Honors Night Ceremony

Midway University Recognizes Outstanding Students, Faculty at Honors Night Ceremony

(Midway, Ky.) – During the annual Joy Edwards Hembree Honors Program on April 19, Midway University recognized several students, faculty members and campus organizations for their outstanding achievements in the classroom and extra-curricular activities.

The event is named for the late Joy Edwards Hembree, a long-time Midway University Trustee who advocated for women and children.

“The annual Honors event is an important reminder of our purpose and a celebration of our students’ academic and social achievements,” said Dr. Mary Elizabeth Stivers, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Midway University.

Award recipients were (in order of presentation):

    • Dr. Cynthia Ryder, Outstanding Teacher Award
    • Courtney Clark (Lexington, KY), Associate Degree Nursing Faculty Award for Academic Excellence
    • Ashley Lewis (Lawrenceburg, KY), BSN Professional Excellence Award
    • Sheila Griffeth (Lexington, KY), MSN Administration Track Award for Professional Excellence
    • Shannon Jackson (Versailles, KY), MSN Education Track Award for Professional Excellence
    • Velkys Montemayor Jordan, Health Care Administration Award
    • Jasmine Valentine (Simpsonville, KY), Outstanding Biology Student Award
    • Sergeant Daniel Truex (Lexington, KY), Outstanding Criminal Justice Student Award
    • Cait Smith (Frankfort, KY), Outstanding English Student Award
    • Michelle Clark (Sidney, OH), Outstanding Psychology Student Award
    • Heather Ping (Somerset, KY), Outstanding Teacher Education Student Award
    • Mike Johnson, Outstanding Master of Education Student Award
    • Jarol Prado, Outstanding Mathematics Student Award
    • Rachel Carter (Murfreesboro, TN), Outstanding Business Student Award
    • Elizabeth Douglas, Outstanding Student in Equine Rehabilitation.
    • Beverly Gartland (Essex, VT), Outstanding Student in Equine Management & Equine Science
    • Christina Neira, Outstanding Sport Management Student Award
    • Alexus Thornton (Frankfort, KY), Outstanding Student in Master of Business Administration
    • Jeri Bogard, Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society Honor Cords
    • Tiffany Escartin, Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society Honor Cords
    • Alana Henderson, Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society Honor Cords
    • Carrie Isaacs, Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society Honor Cords
    • Peyton Johnson, Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society Honor Cords
    • Margaret (Maggie) Melton, Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society Honor Cords
    • Jasmine Valentine, Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society Honor Cords
    • Women’s Soccer, Athletic Team Impact Award
    • Midway Horse Association (MHA), Student Organization Impact Award
    • Callum Johnston (Lexington, KY), Excellence in Community Service Award
    • Cameron Kincer (Neon, KY), Freshman Leadership Award
    • Lynsey Doles (Ripley, TN), Freshman Leadership Award
    • Kendra Legters (Bloomfield, NY), Midway Eagle Leadership Award
    • Ellie Lyons (Shelbyville, KY), Midway Eagle Leadership Award
    • Rashea Smith (Corbin, KY), Ruth Slack Roach Junior Scholar
    • Katie Morgan (Georgetown, KY), Future Alumni

 

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