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CCI Students Recieve Chancellor’s Honors

2015 CCI TorchbearersUT Chancellor Jimmy Cheek hosted the annual Chancellor’s Honors Banquet recognizing faculty, staff and students for their extraordinary accomplishments and service on April 8. Several CCI students and two faculty members were among those honored at the event. 

Torchbearer and UT SGA President Kelsey Keny was highlighted by her hometown newspaper in an interesting article about her journey to this top honor.  http://www.marshalltribune.com/story/2185322.html

Each Torchbearer is notified of his/her selection for UT’s highest student honor through a surprise visit from Chancellor Cheek or a ranking member of the administration. http://tntoday.utk.edu/2015/04/02/congratulations-years-torchbearers/

STUDENT AWARDS

Torchbearers

  • Rilwan Balogun, JEM
  • Cierra Burdick, CS
  • Kelsey Keny, JEM

Gene Mitchell Gray Pioneer Award

  • Rilwan Balogun, JEM (+ four other members of the Summer LEAD Institute Action Committee)

Top Collegiate Scholar Award

  • Sarah Brock, PR
  • Kathryn Haislip, PR

Extraordinary Academic Achievement

  • Sarah Brock, PR     
  • Cierra Burdick, CS
  • Sarah Chewning, JEM
  • Katherine Chyka, CS
  • Kathryn Haislip, PR
  • Will Jellicorse, ADV
  • Chiazom Ugo-Obi, JEM

Extraordinary Professional Promise

  • Rilwan Balogun, JEM
  • Katherine Chyka, CS
  • Denae D’Arcy, C&I PhD
  • Melodi Erdogan, JEM
  • Michelle Epstein Garland, C&I PhD
  • Leah Harrington, ADV
  • Joseph Hathaway, ADV
  • Will Jellicorse, ADV
  • Chloe Kidd, CS
  • Kristin Knight, PR

Outstanding Scholar Athletes

  • Cierra Burdick, CS
  • Sarah Chewning, JEM

 

FACULTY AWARDS

Extraordinary Community Service Award

  • Lisa Fall, AdvPR

Ready for the World Award

  • Sam Swan, JEM