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April 2008

Release Date: April 14, 2008

Top Grad Students Honored at Angelo State

The Angelo State University College of Graduate Studies honored top graduate students Friday, April 11, as Graduate Dean Dr. Carol Diminnie announced the outstanding student in each college during the grad school’s annual awards banquet.

Distinguished graduate students for each ASU college were: College of Business, accounting major Kathleen Pruetz MacDonald of San Angelo; College of Liberal and Fine Arts, counseling psychology major Romanus A. Akamike, originally from Nigeria and currently of Eden; College of Sciences, animal science major Chad H. George of Big Lake; and College of Education, reading specialist major Chrissy Eubank of San Angelo. Each student received a recognition plaque and a monetary award.

Other nominees for the distinguished graduate student award were: counseling psychology major Ashley Ragland of Midlothian; English major Jack F. Wright of San Angelo; educational diagnostics major Shannon Hofmann of Mason; advance practice registered nurse major Jennifer Davis Slaven of San Angelo; and nurse educator major Maria P. Solano of Amarillo. These nominees received a certificate of recognition.

Students who have maintained a perfect 4.0 grade point average after completing at least half of their graduate program and those who have written or presented papers or won awards were also honored.