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MSU education, health and human development faculty, staff and students honored

May 11, 2012 -- MSU News Service

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Six faculty members, two staff members and 17 students from the Montana State University College of Education, Health and Human Development were honored May 3 at the college's annual recognition reception.

In the Department of Education, Art Bangert received the Outstanding Teaching Award, Nick Lux received the Outstanding Service Award and Betsy Palmer received the Outstanding Research Award. In the Department of Health and Human Development, John Seifert received the Outstanding Teaching Award, Adina Smith received the Outstanding Service Award and Beth Rink received the Outstanding Research Award.

Bill Freese received an award for outstanding professional staff, and Tracy Krushensky received an award for outstanding classified staff.

Graduating senior students receiving outstanding awards are listed below by area of study:

Amber Henne, elementary education; Jeff Todd, general science broadfield; Tony Coppola, social studies broadfield; Jonathan Clark, technology education broadfield; Tyler Leary, industrial technology; Kaci Wohlfeil, family and consumer sciences; Kristen Erickson, family and consumer sciences teaching; Amanda Judisch, community health; Amanda Rusnell, food and nutrition; Greg Ruegsegger, health and human performance; Brian Kessler, health enhancement K-12.

Outstanding graduate students recognized were Rocky Dailey, Cheryl Johannes, Rebecca Lyons and Suzette Nynas, all in adult and higher education; Katie McNulty, exercise science/nutrition; and Aubree Durfey, food, family and community health.

Contact: Deb Redburn, (406) 994-6890 or dredburn@montana.edu