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Eighteen USU Eastern students will be honored by their respective departments at the annual Academic Award Ceremony on Friday, April 24 at 7 p.m. in the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center Multipurpose Room. The ceremony with be conducted by Vice Chancellor for Student Services Peter Iyere. Students graduating with honors and high honors will receive their honor cords during the ceremony.
The outstanding art student is Lindsey Pugh from Bluebell, Utah; outstanding automotive student, Jessica White, Price; outstanding biology student, Marc Frederick, Bullfrog, Utah; Boni Nichols Stick-To-It, Kimberly Wood, Price; outstanding chemistry student, Derek Young, Price; outstanding cosmetology student, Megan Rogers, Blanding; and outstanding criminal justice student, Nannette Migliori Ariotti, Price.
The outstanding criminal justice from a distance education site is Spencer Gerlack, Perry, Utah; outstanding diesel mechanics student, Davin Bennett, Ferron; outstanding engineering, drafting and design student, Trent Malnar, Neola, Utah; outstanding education student, Wendy Perez, Puebla, New Mexico; and outstanding English student, Brandon Wheeler, Price.
The outstanding music student is Marcos Navarro, Price; outstanding practical nursing student is Sally Sanchez, Helper; outstanding associates degree in nursing, Tiffany Malmgren, Price; outstanding social work student, Harold Jay Ward, Huntington; outstanding welding student, Shawn Abrams, Salina; and outstanding wildlife science student, Xaela Waldon, Salt Lake City.