Honors Recognition Program Highlights Student Academic Achievements

Posted on April 12th, 2019 by Danielle Staub

Every spring, Averett holds a special event to honor and recognize students for their academic achievements. This year, the Honors Recognition Program was held Thursday, April 11, in Pritchett Auditorium.


Following is a list of the 2018-19 award winners:

Academic All-America Award:
Academic All-America: Alixis Roccia, women’s basketball
Academic All-District: Alixis Roccia, women’s basketball

Virginia Sports Information Directors:
Alixis Roccia, women’s basketball/women’s lacrosse
Cole Westberry, football

Russell C. Brachman Biology Award: Kaleigh Steelman

Business Administration:
Outstanding Student in Business Administration: Benjamin Potter

Communication Studies/Journalism:
Outstanding Communication Studies/Journalism Student: Rosa Morales
Chanticleer Service Award: Allison Turner

Computer Science:
Coding King of Computer Science Award:  Jason Lemery

Delta Kappa Gamma Epsilon Grant for future teachers: Makenna Harris

Evelyn Miller Scholarship:
K’seim Black
Elizabeth Dinkle
Stormy Rigsby
Kaylee Webster

Mary C. Fugate Scholarship Award:
Lester Chambers
Madison Martin

Virginia Teachers of Promise:
Rebecca Hall
Korianna Roher
Taylor Spencer
Abigail Tuck

Outstanding Student in English Award: Tiffany Bowker and Abigail Tuck

David Hoffman Honors:
Luanne Davis
Katelyn Dewberry
Teemu Karhappa
Phillip Owens
Cassidy Pruitt



Equestrian Studies:
Outstanding Equestrian Studies Award: Colleen Shea-Hackett

Modern Languages
Outstanding Student in Modern Languages: Sarah Anderson

Highest GPA Award: Tyler Campbell
Nursing Leadership Award: Taylor Hamlett
Nursing Faculty Award: Ethan Pollet

Physical Education:
Norma Roady Award: Dequanne Coles

Outstanding Achievement in Psychology: Bailee Brown

Outstanding Students in Criminal Justice: Tiffany Crews and Noah Wren

Honors Program:
Virginia Collegium Scholar Award: Devin Merritt
Dr. William S. Trakas Honors Award: Paige Robbins

First place, Literature: “Deliverance”— Abigail Tuck
Honorable mention, Literature: “Can’t Do It Anymore” — Jasmin Tinnis
Honorable mention, Literature: “Where is God’s Mercy?” Kaylee Webster

Visual Arts:
First place, Visual Art: “Water Witch” Gavin McClung
Honorable Mention, Visual Art: Josh Boggs, “Admiral’s Beetle” Josh Boggs
Honorable Mention, Visual Art: Harper Scollo, “Full Metal Love” Harper Scollo