Ashford University Presents Student Awards

Ashford Students and Faculty Recognized Awards Ceremony

As its fall semester came to a close, Ashford University held a ceremony on December 3 to present awards to campus students who had achieved academic excellence, and to recognize outstanding faculty members. 

During the ceremony, special student awards were presented to:     

§ Sherry Luskey, Charlotte, IA, the Accounting Student Award, sponsored by the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants to recognize the top accounting graduate;

§ Edwin Enriquez, Quito, Ecuador, the Business Department’s Scholars Award, given to the highest ranking graduate in business;

§ Amber Marlowe, Charlotte, IA, the James L. Mooney Social Science Award, which recognizes the Social Science graduate with the highest grade point average; 

§ Tasha Wagner, Clinton, IA, the Joan Walsh Richeson Award, given to the liberal arts major who best personifies the values of a liberal arts education and

§ Kathryn House, Miles, IA, the Alex Esquivel Promising Teacher Award, given to a teacher education graduate who shows exceptional potential as an educator. 

Dr. Hope Gardina, Vice President of Academic Affairs, announced that faculty members Sr. Theresa Judge, College of Arts and Science; David Stedwell, College of Business and Professional Studies, and Sr. Marilyn Shea will receive “Dean’s Choice Awards” next spring from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD). 

Also during the campus awards event, Ashford University recognized students who had perfect attendance during the fall semester: Christopher Adams, Davenport, IA; Rebecca Atherton, Thomson, IL; Ann Brackemyer, Morrison, IL; Monica Bulfer, Amboy, IL; Samantha Carlson, Clinton, IA; Daniel Chouinard, Rock Falls, IL; Jenna Copeland, Albany, IL; Rebecca Covell, Morrison, IL; Lee Eastman, Dixon, IL; Whitney Green, Grand Mound, IA; Christine Greve, Clinton, IA; Jessica Hartman, Thomson, IL; John Kophamer, Morrison, IL; Sherry Luskey, Charlotte, IA; Bryant McFarren, Fulton, IL; Benjamin Miller, Sterling, IL; Kateri Nesbitt, Savanna, IL; Meredith Parker, Camanche, IA; Michael Peetz, DeWitt, IA; Joshua Petersen, Clinton, IA; Andrew Schnoor, Camanche, IA; Ryan Steines, Toronto, IA; Jake Steve, Peru, IL; Jerrica Walker, Chicago, IL and April Wisong, Clinton, IA.