Students Recognized During 'Weekend of Honors'

Kady receives Human Anatomy and Physiology Award

Kady

 

Potomac State College of West Virginia University recently honored many of their students, faculty and staff with awards and recognition during its annual Weekend of Honors. Ashley Kady (right), a pre-occupational therapy major from Keyser, W.Va., was the recipient of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Award which is given by the Biology Department to a student or students with the highest cumulative grade for Anatomy and Physiology I and II at the end of the academic year.  Kady is the daughter of John and Nancy Kady of Ft. Ashby, W.Va. The award was presented by Instructor in Biology Sheri Chisholm.

 

Students receive Journalism Awards

Journalism awards

Potomac State College of West Virginia University recently honored many of their students, faculty and staff with awards and recognition during its annual Weekend of Honors. Professor of Journalism Fred Jacoby, who also serves as the Pasquino adviser presented the following awards to sophomore journalism students who displayed excellence during the academic year in news writing, feature writing, sports writing and editing for the student newspaper, the Pasquino. From left, receiving the Outstanding Pasquino Editor Awards were Hailey Truman, a journalism major from Stafford, Va. and a graduate of Colonial Forge High School; and Amber Ravenscroft, a journalism major from Frostburg, Md. and a graduate of Mountain Ridge High School.

Receiving the Pasquino Feature Writing Award was Linsay Baker, a graduate of Hampshire High School who is currently earning a Regents Bachelor of Arts Degree. (Jonathan Morse, not pictured, received the Pasquino Editorial Writing Award. He is also earning a Regent’s Bachelor of Arts Degree.)

 

Szilaj presented with business award

Szilaj

Potomac State College of West Virginia University recently honored many of their students, faculty and staff with awards and recognition during its annual Weekend of Honors. Botond Szilaj, from Westernport, Md., who is earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management, received the Outstanding Business Management Award which was presented by Instructor in Business Jayne Gilbert. (Not pictured but also receiving the award is Ethan Mowery, a resident of Maysville, W.Va., who is in his second year of the bachelor of applied science degree with an emphasis in business management.)

 

Mathews receives Don S. Starcher Award

Starcher Award

Potomac State College of West Virginia University recently honored many of their students, faculty and staff with awards and recognition during its annual Weekend of Honors. Receiving the Don S. Starcher Outstanding Agriculture and Forestry Freshman Award was Rebecca Mathews, an equine production and management major. Mathews is from Stephens City, Va. and a graduate of Sherando High School. She is the daughter of Kevin Mathews and the late Terri Mathews. The Don S. Starcher Outstanding Agriculture and Forestry Freshman Award is given in memory of longtime professor Don Starcher, who worked with students in the greenhouse, served as the Ag Club advisor and as coordinator of farm operations. Assistant Professor of Forestry Jeff Jones presented the award.

 

McGuire receives Safety Award

Safety Award

 

Potomac State College of West Virginia University recently honored many of their students, faculty and staff with awards and recognition during its annual Weekend of Honors. Patricia McGuire, who serves as a library technical assistant, was the recipient of the Safety Awardwhich was presented by Professor of Chemistry Henry Falkowski. The Excellence in Safety Award is given to a faculty or staff member who has aided the College in making the campus community a safer place in which to work and study.  This person has contributed a lot of his or her personal time to bettering the safety of the campus community.  This award is chosen by the Campus Chemical Hygiene Officer (CHO).  This position is a Federal Government mandated position.

 

Reed receives Morris Organic Chemistry award

Reed 

Potomac State College of West Virginia University recently honored many of their students, faculty and staff with awards and recognition during its annual Weekend of Honors. Sara Reed, a biology major from Keyser was presented with the Morris Organic Chemistry Award. This award is named for Professor Jasper Morris, long-time professor of chemistry and physics at the College.  The student receiving this award must have the highest average in organic chemistry, both lecture and laboratory, for the two-semester sequence. Professor of Chemistry Henry Falkowski presented the award.

 

Richards receives Powell General Chemistry award

 Richards

Potomac State College of West Virginia University recently honored many of their students, faculty and staff with awards and recognition during its annual Weekend of Honors. Jacob Richards (right), a pre-pharmacy major from Fairmont, W.Va., was presented with the Powell General Chemistry Award. This award is named for Maurice Powell, who served for many years as chairman of the chemistry department.  The student receiving the award must have the highest average in both lecture and laboratory for the complete two- semester sequence of Chemistry 115 and 116. Professor of Chemistry Henry Falkowski presented the award.

 

Carder receives the General Biology Award

Reed

Potomac State College of West Virginia University recently honored many of their students, faculty and staff with awards and recognition during its annual Weekend of Honors. Danielle Carder, a secondary education major from Ridgeley, W.Va., was the recipient of the General Biology Award which was presented by Instructor Gerald Wilcox.

 

Wratchford receives History Award

 Wratchford

Potomac State College of West Virginia University recently honored many of their students, faculty and staff with awards and recognition during its annual Weekend of Honors. Derek Wratchford, a criminal justice major from Burlington, W.Va., received the Mauzy-Harris History Award, which was created by Pittsburgh Businessman Sydney Harris in honor of his history professor and former Dean of Potomac State College, Frank Mauzy. The award was presented by History Instructor Cassandra Pritts.

 

Turner receives The W.E. Michael Biology Award

Turner 

Potomac State College of West Virginia University recently honored many of their students, faculty and staff with awards and recognition during its annual Weekend of Honors. Ryan Turner (right), a biology major from New Creek, W.Va., was the recipient of The W.E. Michael Biology Award which was presented by Instructor Gerald Wilcox.