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ASU Honors Top Grad Students

April 22, 2014

Angelo State University honored its outstanding graduate students during the Graduate Research Symposium and Awards Ceremony on Monday, April 21, in the Houston Harte University Center.

The highlight of the evening was the announcement of this year’s distinguished graduate students from each of ASU’s four academic colleges by Dr. Susan Keith, College of Graduate Studies dean.  Honorees each received a recognition plaque.

The Distinguished Graduate Student honorees by major and college were:  Christopher A. Hernandez of San Angelo, security studies, College of Arts and Sciences; Thomas Horsley of Georgetown, Mass., biology, College of Arts and Sciences; Kimberly R. Nowell of Goldthwaite, integrated professional accountancy, College of Business; Suzanne M. Dusek of San Angelo, student development and leadership in higher education, College of Education;  and Joe Duerksen of Artesia, N.M., coaching, sport, recreation and fitness administration, College of Health and Human Services.

The other nominees for the top awards were also recognized and awarded certificates.  They were Geneva Garza and Javier F. Medina of San Angelo, Jimena Lule of Fort Worth, Troy G. Tarpley of Fort Stockton, and Rebecca Valek of Ennis.

All ASU graduate students who have written or presented papers or won other awards were also recognized.