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Students Recognized at CCI, AdvPR and JEM Honors Convocation

Public Relations student Bridgette Givand with Dean Mike Wirth as she receives the Karen Buchsbaum Scholarship. The College of Communication and Information, the School of Advertising and Public Relations and the School of Journalism and Electronic Media recognized their best students on April 20 at the College’s 2015 Honors Convocation.  Below is a list of students and the awards/scholarships they received.

On Nov. 6, CCI will hold its annual Awards and Scholarship Donor Appreciation Banquet in honor of its scholarship donors and recipients. The dinner will be held at the Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park in downtown Knoxville.

CCI Graduate Student Awards

  • Ivanka Pjesivac – CCI Outstanding Dissertation Award
  • Laura Lemon – CCI Teaching Award
  • Jaclyn Cameron – CCI Research Award

Advertising and Public Relations Awards

  • Outstanding Advertising Graduate – Alexandria Hunt
  • Sammy Lynn Puett Public Relations Leadership Award – Kristin Knight
  • J. Carroll Bateman Public Relations Award – Hunter Foster

Journalism and Electronic Media Awards

  • The Tennessee Journalist Student of the Year Award – Maggie Jones
  • SCOOP Magazine Student of the Year Award – Hannah Cather
  • Best in TV News Award – Annie Carr
  • Best in Media Sales Award – Chandler Condrone
  • WUTK Student of the Year Award – Damian Messer
  • Best in TV Production Award – Annie Carr
  • Science Writing Award – Bradley Hinds

CCI, ADV, PR and JEM Scholarships

We congratulate all of our outstanding undergraduate and graduate students on their achievements and are very grateful to our donors for creating these scholarships to invest in the future of our students!

Scholarships and Awards Students
Professor June N. Adamson Scholarship Taylor White
Advertising General Scholarship Kaylyn Harris
Advertising General Scholarship Amber Wilson
Karl and Madira Bickel Scholarship Lindsey Bier
Karl and Madira Bickel Scholarship Jaclyn Cameron
Karl and Madira Bickel Scholarship Matt Cikovic
Karl and Madira Bickel Scholarship Chandler Condrone
Karl and Madira Bickel Scholarship Kelsey Krieger
Karl and Madira Bickel Scholarship Meredith Maroney
Karl and Madira Bickel Scholarship Abhijit Mazumdar
Karl and Madira Bickel Scholarship Avery Morelock
Karl and Madira Bickel Scholarship Mirjana Pantic
Karl and Madira Bickel Scholarship Sejin Park
Zack Binkley Memorial Scholarship Chiazom Ugo-Obi
Anne Holt Blackburn Scholarship Cherie Smith
Lowell Blanchard Scholarship Cherie Smith
BMI Foundation Inc./Joseph Carriere Scholarship Morgan Galbraith
Bohan Scholarship Olivia Rothermel
Tutt & Elizabeth Bradford Scholarship Joshua Lively
Tutt & Elizabeth Bradford Scholarship Joshua Oliver
Janet Faye Breazeale Memorial Scholarship Jeffrey Chastain
Karen Buchsbaum Scholarship Jenna Anderson
Karen Buchsbaum Scholarship Bridgette Givand
Nat P. Caldwell Public Service Scholarship Melitta Markey
Myron G. Chambers Scholarship Cortney Roark Jonathan Toye
Myron G. Chambers Scholarship Jonathan Toye
Jeff Copesky Award Courtney Anderson
Edward B. Fabacher, III Scholarship Chandler Condrone
James Lawrence Fly Scholarship Bonnie Finn
James Lawrence Fly Scholarship Lucas Hunter
Julian and Virginia Harriss Scholarship Jessica Karsten
John P. Hart Scholarship in Broadcasting Angela Kirkpatrick
Michael Steven Head Scholarship Eric Gibson
Darrel Holt and Herbert Howard Broadcasting Scholarship for Graduate Students Shiela Hawkins
Herbert H. Howard Scholarship John Baker
H. Wayne & Betty B. Hudson Scholarship Evan Ford
International Journalism Scholarship Michaela Deaton
JEM Faculty Scholarship Annie Carr
JEM Faculty Scholarship Nathaniel Perryman
Richard Joel Scholarship Jonathan Generotti
Sally Holder Johnson Memorial Scholarship Jennifer Crotts
Faye D. Julian Graduate Scholarship Whitney Tipton
Faye D. Julian Undergraduate Scholarship Todd Bernstein
Faye D. Julian Undergraduate Scholarship Ashley Chamberlain
Bernard King Scholarship Stephen Spates
Bernard King Scholarship Erika Long
Knoxville News Sentinel Journalism Scholarship Jonathan Toye
Wallene T. Leek Scholarship Melodi Erdogan
Kelly Leiter Scholarship Mariah Bowers
Kelly Leiter Scholarship Jessica Carr
Ronald McMahan Memorial Scholarship Rilwan Balogun
Sally J. McMillan Scholarship Gawon Kim
McNeely, Pigott & Fox Scholarship Sarah Missimer
McNeely, Pigott & Fox Scholarship Sarah Cantrell
McNeely, Pigott & Fox Scholarship Toni Flake
McNeely, Pigott & Fox Scholarship Ashley Fontenot
Chester A. Molley Memorial Scholarship William Crone
Harry Moskos Scholarship Kevin Bridge
Lindsey Nelson Scholarship Nicholas Lewandowski
W.R. Raney Scholarship Lucas Hunter
Scripps Howard Foundation Summer Internship Annie Carr
Scripps Howard Foundation Summer Internship Katherine Donnelly
Scripps Howard/Ernie Pyle Scholarship Chiazom Ugo-Obi
Tom Siler Scholarship Eric Gibson
David Lee & Tina Smith Scholarship Minsoo Kim
Society of Professional Journalist Scholarship Emilee Lamb
Society of Professional Journalist Scholarship Meredith Maroney
Avron Spiro, Jr. Scholarship Riley Richardson
Avron Spiro, Jr. Scholarship Sarah Strong
Avron Spiro, Jr. Scholarship Makenzy Davis
Tom Sweeten Scholarship Fund Heather Dickson
Ron Taylor Scholarship Basha Coleman
Charles Tombras Scholarship Kathryn Truppo
Claude A. Tomlinson Scholarship Ryan Shannon
United Press International Award for Sports Scholarship Devin Huggins
Georgiana Fry Vines Scholarship Danielle Clark
John Ward Sports Broadcasting Scholarship James Long
Leslie Meredith Williams Scholarship Courtney Anderson
Alan and Wendy Wilson Scholarship Whitney Padgett
James Wolfkiel Scholarship in Photojournalism Hannah Cather