James Madison University

College of Health and Behavioral Studies - Outstanding Graduates - May 2013

Congratulations and best wishes to you, and all our graduates, as your journey continues!

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Julie Vest, CSD Senior Scholar
Sofia Ganey, Outstanding Senior in CSD
Julie Vest, Excellence in Undergraduate Research
Kayla Livesay, Sarah Elizabeth Runyan Service Award

Health Sciences

Karen L. Kappert, Malcolm Tenney Award
Nathan H. Yowell, John D. Kraus HSA Award
Sara C. Negron, Dorothy Rowe Dietetic Award
Charlotte A Martin, Minnie Christiansen-Margaret Miner Award
Regan L. Wilsher, American Association for Health Education Undergraduate Major of the Year Award
Sarah B. McKee, Megan V. Weichmann, Outstanding Student Award in Health Assessment and Promotion
Lisa A. Kavjian, Aimee Gunnoe Outstanding Athletic Training Student Award
Melissa A. Walker, Sports Medicine Director's Award


Zachary Wilmot, Marilyn Crawford Graduate Scholarship
Katherine Gorman, Outstanding Major Exercise Science
Cory Bridger, Outstanding Major PHETE
Paige Ganger, NASPE and Sinclair Award
Michael Kayajanian, Althea Loose Johnston Award Scholarship
Aubrey Simonsen, Laura Welti, Bruce Crawford Morrison Rummel Scholarships


Abigail Frederiksen Victoria Alcantara Outstanding Student Award 
Emily Schofield - RMH Dake - Clinical Excellence
Charlotte Moss - Senior Peer Award 
Cara Livingston, Megan Matthews - Merck Scholar
Lisa Blanks - WSH Award for Clinical Excellence
Marlee Flynt - Exceptional Leadership Award


Lindsey Umstead, Eileen Nelson Award for Excellence
Sarah Taylor, Jerry O. Haynes Outstanding Senior in Psychology
Daveon McMullen, Distinguished Service in Psychology
Amanda Campbell, Matthew Clasen, Tiffany Crosby, Kira-Khanh McCarthy, Sancho Sequeira, Christina Thai, Outstanding Achievement in Research
Sarah Janser, Outstanding Achievement in Academics
Verena Bethke, James O. Benedict Senior Teaching Award
Michael Evans, Outstanding Performance in Field Placement
Cecilia Bergeria, Casey Mitschele Dorsey Award for Excellence in Psychology

Social Work

Katherine Burson, Social Work Academic Scholar
Leannah Williams, Mary Theresa Pruchnic Outstanding Senior Award
Emily Johnson, Soul of Social Work Award
Rebecca King, 2013 Social Work Scholarship