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

June 3, 2014 -- MSU News Service

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BOZEMAN— Seven faculty members, two staff members, and 18 students from the Montana State University College of Education, Health and Human Development were honored May 1 at the college’s annual recognition reception.

Faculty awards

In the Department of Education, Sarah Schmitt-Wilson received the Outstanding Teaching Award, Art Bangert received the Outstanding Service Award; and Carrie Myers received the Outstanding Research Award.

In the Department of Health and Human Development, Christine Lux received the Outstanding Teaching Award; Dawn Tarabochia received the Outstanding Service Award, and Carmen Byker received the Outstanding Research Award.

Jioanna Carjuzaa, associate professor in education, received the college’s first Distinguished Professorship, 2014-2016.

Staff awards

Elizabeth Bird received the Outstanding Professional Staff award, and Micki MacGregor received the Outstanding Classified Staff Award.

Student awards

Graduating seniors receiving outstanding awards are listed below by area of study: Cameron Richards, technology education; Chelsea Hawkins, elementary education; Adam Stapley, secondary education; Aleisha Gornick, health and human performance; Bobbi Robinson, family and consumer sciences; Micaela Tacke, early childhood education/child services; Rebecca Wolf, health enhancement K-12; Kaylee Bradford, community health; Amy Foster, food and nutrition; and Kara Landolfi, sustainable foods.

Outstanding graduate students recognized were Lindsay Jackson, adult and higher education; Elizabeth Quintana, educational leadership; Gus Nollmeyer, curriculum and instruction; Kelly Fulton, Northern Plains Transition to Teaching; Marlena Renwyck, counseling; Laura Horrigan, exercise and nutrition science; and Marcy Gaston, food, family and community health sciences.

Janie Tikka received the Barbara Miller Award for outstanding student in health enhancement K-12 student teaching.

Contact: Deb Redburn, (406) 994-6890,