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Three CCI Students Receive Torchbearer Awards

CCI Chancellor's Honors RecipientsThree CCI students – Rilwan Balogun (JEM), Cierra Burdick (CS) and Kelsey Keny (JEM) – were among the nine outstanding UT students named as Torchbearers at the 2015 Chancellor’s Honors Banquet on Wednesday, April 8, 2015.  A number of other CCI students were also honored for outstanding achievement along with two CCI faculty members – AdvPR Associate Professor Lisa Fall and JEM Professor Sam Swan (see below).   The link to the special insert with the profiles of those honored at last night’s Chancellor’s Honors Banquet can be found at honorsbanquet.utk.edu/2015-winners.

“We are exceptionally proud of the achievements of our students and faculty,” said CCI Dean Mike Wirth. “Congratulations to all of this year’s Chancellor’s Honors award recipients.”

STUDENT AWARDS

Torchbearers

  • Rilwan Balogun, JEM
  • Cierra Burdick, CS
  • Kelsey Keny, JEM

Gene Mitchell Gray Pioneer Award

  • Rilwan Balogun, JEM (+ four other members of the Summer LEAD Institute Action Committee)

Top Collegiate Scholar Award

  • Sarah Brock, PR
  • Kathryn Haislip, PR

Extraordinary Academic Achievement

  • Sarah Brock, PR       
  • Cierra Burdick, CS
  • Sarah Chewning, JEM
  • Katherine Chyka, CS
  • Kathryn Haislip, PR
  • Will Jellicorse, ADV
  • Chaizom Ugo-Obi, JEM

Extraordinary Professional Promise

  • Rilwan Balogun, JEM
  • Katherine Chyka, CS
  • Denae D’Arcy, C&I PhD
  • Melodi Erdogan, JEM
  • Michelle Epstein Garland, C&I PhD
  • Leah Harrington, ADV
  • Joseph Hathaway, ADV
  • Will Jellicorse, ADV
  • Chloe Kidd, CS
  • Kristin Knight, PR

Outstanding Scholar Athletes

  • Cierra Burdick, CS
  • Sarah Chewning, JEM

 

FACULTY AWARDS

Extraordinary Community Service Award

  • Lisa Fall, AdvPR

Ready for the World Award

  • Sam Swan, JEM