Fairmont State University honored College of Liberal Arts students for their academic achievement and named scholarship recipients at the 9th Annual Academic Awards Ceremony on May 3.
Many of the awards and scholarships presented at the banquet were made possible through gifts to the Fairmont State Foundation, Inc.
Sara Quigley, a graduate of Cameron High School, was awarded the Betty Jo Wright Social Work Scholarship. A junior psychology major with a minor in sociology, she is the daughter of Stephanie White and Wes Quigley of Cameron, W.Va.
Dustin Dilley, a graduate of Pocahontas County High School, received the Dr. & Mrs. Craig C. White Award in Sociology and the Outstanding Sociology Student Award. A senior sociology major with a minor in philosophy, he is the son of David and Nicole Dilley of Marlinton, W.Va.
Ashley Kennison, a graduate of Pocahontas County High School, was awarded Outstanding Journalism Student – The Columns. A senior business management major, she is the daughter of Dwayne and Joyce Kennison of Marlinton, W.Va.
Rachel Bugaj, a graduate of Wheeling Park High School, received Outstanding TESOL Student. She is a senior secondary education and Spanish double major with minors in history and TESOL, the daughter of Walt and Stephanie Bugaj of Wheeling, W.Va..
Charlotte Riestenberg, a graduate of Robert C. Byrd High School, was awarded the Outstanding Student Service Award: Folklore Studies. A history major with minors in folklore studies and outdoor recreation leadership, she is the daughter of Robert and Dawn Riestenberg of Stonewood, W.Va.
Madison Schell, a graduate of Fairmont Senior High School, received the William and Doretha Clayton Barnes Prize in History. A political science major, she is the daughter of Jim and Penney Schell of Rivesville, W.Va.
Dakota Spielvogel, a graduate of John Marshall High School, was awarded the Carolyn Coakley-Hickerson Memorial Scholarship and the John Teahan Memorial Endowed Scholarship. A sophomore English major with a minor in philosophy, he is the son of Jason and Lisa Spielvogel of Wheeling, W.Va.
Laura Morris, a graduate of Fairmont Senior High School, was awarded Outstanding Spanish Student and the Mary Esther & Dr. Byron Jackson Scholarship. A double major in English and Spanish, she is the daughter of Tony and Lisa Morris of Fairmont, W.Va.
Christina Satterfield, a graduate of Fairmont Senior High School, was awarded the Salvatore, Anne, Thomas, James, and Giovanni Peluso Scholarship. An English major with a minor in folklore, she is the daughter of Krystal and John Satterfield of Fairmont, W.Va.
Elizabeth Chaney, a graduate of Spring Mills High School, was awarded a Helmut Plant Impact Scholarship. A junior double major in history and Spanish with a minor in museum studies, she is the daughter of Laura Chaney of Martinsburg, W.Va.
Andrew Raleigh, a graduate of Morgantown High School, was awarded a Helmut Plant Impact Scholarship. A junior Spanish major, he is the son of Joe and Robin Raleigh of Germantown, MD.
Chelsi Latocha, a graduate of North Marion High School, was named the Outstanding Graduate in English Education. An English education major, she is the daughter of John and Joni Latocha of Mannington, W.Va.
Bailey McInturff, a graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School, was the recipient of the Outstanding Student in French Award. A junior English major with a minor in French, she is the daughter of Elizabeth and Brian Raney of Beckley, W.Va.
Seneca Holcomb was named the Outstanding Graduating Senior Psychology Student.
Dustin Dilley received Outstanding Sociology Student and Dr. & Mrs. Craig C. White Award in Sociology.
Justin Blalock was the recipient of the Psychology Student Volunteer Recognition Award.
Courtney Snodgrass was awarded Outstanding Writing Center Tutor.
Allison Carvelli was awarded Outstanding Journalism Student –The Mound.
Ali Alasmari received Outstanding ESL Student.
Brooke Quinn received the Criminal Justice Achievement Award.
Faithlynn Walker was the recipient of the National Security and Intelligence Achievement Award.
Hannah Householder received the Political Science Achievement Award.
Abigail Palmer was named the Outstanding Criminal Justice Graduate Student.
Makayla Evans was awarded the Palmer Endowed Scholarship.
Morgan DeWitt received the Sgt. Todd May Memorial Scholarship.
Austin Goodnight was awarded the Kevin and Donna Wilfong Endowed Scholarship.
Vanessa Hilton received the Will Bridges Memorial Endowed Scholarship.
Carlos Serrano received the Mildred Mason Newcome Endowed Scholarship.
Loudeline Chapman was the recipient of the Christiane Buck Sweeney Award.
Kristin Rae Hill was awarded Outstanding Graduate in English.
The following students were awarded their Open Source Intelligence Exchange (OSIX) Certificate of Service: Brayden Ours, Nathan Quarantillo, Sasha Sampson, Faithlynn Walker, Colin Harvath, Hannah Householder, and Keegan Mahony.
The following students were student ambassadors: Austin Goodnight, Katelyn Wisor, Joyanna Poe, Cierra Satterfield, Bob Tate, Elizabeth Chaney, Juliana Spradling, James, Lyons, Sean Chasteen, Nic Raby, Gatsby Rider, Tessa Krantz, Jena Michael, Sara Quigley, Justin Blalock, Dustin Dilley, Rachel Bugaj, and Lily Peterson.