Angelo State University honored its 2015 Outstanding Graduate Students during the
Graduate Research Symposium and Awards Ceremony on Monday, April 27, in the Houston Harte University Center.

The highlight of the evening was the announcement of this year’s top graduate students from each of ASU’s four academic colleges by Dr. Susan Keith, dean of the College of Graduate Studies.  Honorees each received a certificate of recognition.

The Outstanding Graduate Students for the College of Arts and Sciences, listed by their hometown and major, are John Marc Cuellar of San Angelo, communication; Clint Morgan of Barksdale, biology; Shanequa Sanders of Killeen, animal science; Nicole Stevens of San Angelo, English; and Tabitha Timbrook of Dayton, Ohio, security studies.

Honorees for the College of Business are Hillari Adam of San Angelo, integrated professional accountancy; and Adam Czajkowski of Killeen, business administration.

College of Education honorees are Sally Hagen of San Angelo, curriculum and instruction-advanced instructor; Tracy Smith of San Antonio, educational administration; David Tomasini of Boise, Idaho, guidance and counseling; and Courtney Wilson of Vernon, Conn., student development and leadership in higher education.

Honorees for the College of Health and Human Services are B.J. Garrett of Austin, nurse educator; Michael O’Neal of Sweetwater, counseling psychology; Dennis Quinton of Waco, applied psychology; Bryant Rutledge of Frisco, coaching, sport, recreation and fitness administration; and Jenny Speer-Wilder of Ridgecrest, Calif., coaching, sport, recreation and fitness administration.

ASU graduate students who presented research posters during the Graduate Research Symposium were also recognized.