2017-18 Academic Honors & Awards Recipients

June 4, 2018

Athens State University recently celebrated the achievements of its top students during the 2018 Honors Convocation. Through much hard work and determination, these students excelled in their coursework and achieved remarkable academic success. The following students received honors and awards for their academic success in the 2017-2018 school year:

  • Sarah Abney (Athens, AL): Outstanding Art Major with Minor in Education; Outstanding English Major with Minor in Education
  • Amber Booth (Decatur, AL): Outstanding Biology Major with Minor in Education; Community Service Award
  • Austin Carter (Decatur, AL): Outstanding Criminal Justice Major
  • Beth Casey (Pisgah, AL): Outstanding Early Childhood Education Professional Promise Award
  • Emily Davis (Decatur, AL): Exemplary Elementary Education Professional Disposition Award
  • Latasha Davis (Somerville, AL): Outstanding Accounting Major; President of the Accounting Club
  • Kesha Dotson (Hartselle, AL): Highest Scholastic Achievement – College of Education
  • Haley Hardwick (Huntsville, AL): Outstanding Computer Science Major with Computer Networking Option
  • Rebecca Lynn Hieronymi (Scottsboro, AL): Outstanding Sociology Major
  • Christopher Lassetter (Rainsville, AL): Outstanding Physical Education Major
  • Taylor Peters (Meridianville, AL): Highest Scholastic Achievement – College of Arts and Sciences; Edwina Gray Aimes Award in Mathematics; Professional Promise Award in Secondary Education; Vice President of Kappa Mu Epsilon
  • Benjamin Grant Salter (Altoona, AL): Highest Scholastic Achievement – College of Business; Outstanding Management Major
  • Sierra Shadrix (Hayden, AL): Highest Scholastic Achievement – College of Education
  • Carla Storie (Decatur, AL): Outstanding Criminal Justice Major – Juvenile Justice Major
  • Alice Nicol Taylor (Decatur, AL): Outstanding Elementary and Collaborative K-6 Education Major
  • Samantha Tucker (Taft, TN): Outstanding History Major
  • Lydia Urick (Hartselle, AL): Outstanding Mathematics Major with Minor in Education; Secretary for Kappa Mu Epsilon

Congratulations to these students on their outstanding accomplishments!