Radio-TV producing senior Annelise Tarnowski was named the Oreon E. Scott award winner at the University’s Adams Leadership Institute awards ceremony last week. That means Annelise will be the student speaker at commencement on May 16. This is the first time in about 15 years that an SJMC student has been chosen to speak at graduation.
Other leadership awards included, Linley Sanders, who was named the Outstanding President/Chairperson Award winner. Alyssa Sievers was named the Outstanding Residence Hall Leader Award winner.
Awards were also given to the top ten students in each class. Jordan McEntaffer was named a Top First Year. Thomas Scearce was named a Top Sophomore. Kimberly Hennen, Jeorgie Smith and Hope Waggoner were named Top Juniors. Abigail Barrow was named a Top Senior
Graduates of the Adams Leadership Academy included many SJMC students. Congratulations to:
Kelly Marble, Madeline Meyer, Madison Dockter, Elizabeth Scott, Alicia Pei Wen Kang, Brennan Haymond, Laura Alexander, Morgan Gstalter, Annika Grassl, Monica Janssen, Tom Scearce, Ashley Hawkins, Lauren Baker and Jeff Hersheway.
Drake’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America was chosen as outstanding student organization on campus.
Last year’s capstone news broadcast won third place in the Iowa Broadcast News Association contest.
Something to remember us by
SJMC seniors are invited to stop by the SJMC office, Meredith 118, before graduation to pick up a School of Journalism and Mass Communication coffee mug from Shari.
On Sunday, April 19, dozens of awards and scholarships were presented to SJMC students at the annual SJMC Awards and Recognition Reception in Levitt Hall. Congratulations to all of those who were recognized.