*Panola College Students Honored For Academic Excellence*
Panola College honored 20 students as recipients of the 2016 Academic
Excellence Awards in a ceremony held at 3 p.m., Thursday, April 14, in the
Q.M. Martin Auditorium.
Nominated by faculty in various academic disciplines, the students had to
meet rigorous academic and community involvement criteria established by a
faculty committee, chaired by Don Cocklin, professor of psychology.
As part of the program, the Panola College Chamber Singers presented “A
Dream Within a Dream,” words by Edgar Allan Poe, music by Ruth Morris Gray.
Sandra Bauer, professor of vocal music, directed the group.
Dr. Greg Powell provided brief remarks, praising the students for their
outstanding achievement and wishing them success in their future endeavors.
This year’s Academic Award Winners are:
Matthew Letourneau, History
Chris Barnes, Instrumental Music; Summer Croley, Art; James Davis,
Chemistry;Dusty Garrett, Math;Laura Lindsey, Drama;
Brittany Barreraz, Computer Information Technology; Liliana Castaneda,
Ryan Dickinson, Criminal Justice;
Ronna Phillips, Health Information Technology; Kyle Walker, Office
Kollin Hurt, Accounting
Anna Crumbie, Communications
Samantha Whitaker, Medical Laboratory Technician
Lauren Latham, Petroleum
Jessica Long, Medical Assistant; Jessica Porter, Associate Degree Nursing
Laura Fryman, Government; Jenna King, Psychology
Kastley Greer, Occupational Therapy Assistant