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

May 22, 2013 -- MSU News Service

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Six faculty members, two staff members, and 18 students from Montana State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Development were honored May 2 at the college’s annual recognition reception.

In the Department of Education, Nick Lux received the Outstanding Teaching Award, Carrie Myers received the Outstanding Service Award and Michael Brody received the Outstanding Research Award. In the Department of Health and Human Development, Alison Harmon received the Outstanding Teaching Award, Deborah Haynes received the Outstanding Service Award, and Rebecca Koltz received the Outstanding Research Award.

Debra Redburn received the award for Outstanding Professional Staff, and Laurynn Lawson received the Outstanding Classified Staff Award.

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

David Phillips, technology education; Naomi Jensen, elementary education; Hillary Stacey, secondary education; Collin Reid, health and human performance; Patricia Whiteman, family and consumer sciences; Stephanie Waples, early childhood education/child services; Macy Page, health enhancement K-12; Lisa Eager, community health; and Melanie Leslie, food and nutrition.

Outstanding graduate students recognized were Ariel Donohue, adult and higher education; Barbara Frank, educational leadership; Gus Nollmeyer, curriculum and instruction; Andrew Tankersley, Northern Plains Transition to Teaching; Michaela Williams, counseling; Eric Huebner, sport and coaching; Kendra McGahan, exercise and nutrition sciences; and Elizabeth Redman, food, family and community health sciences.

Amber Bailey received the Barbara Miller Award for an outstanding student in health enhancement K-12 student teaching.

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