Outstanding Students 2012
The Department of Religious Studies would like to congratulate the following students for their outstanding work.
Rising Senior Award:
Kitra Monnier was selected by the Religious Studies Faculty to receive the Rising Senior Award this year for academic excellence. The Rising Senior Award is presented each year to a religious studies major selected by the faculty of the Department of Religious Studies in recognition for outstanding academic achievement both in overall excellence and in particular as a religious studies major.
Elizabeth Dodge Clark Award:
Kate Morrison was nominated this year for the Elizabeth Dodge Clark book award. The Elizabeth Dodge Clark Book Prize is awarded each year to a graduating senior who has majored in religious studies. Four criteria are considered in choosing each year’s recipient: 1) Work of distinction in courses offered by the department; 2) Distinction in the conception and execution of a senior thesis; 3) Evidence of commitment to humanitarian and religious values transcending parochial boundaries; 4)Demonstrated interest in a career of service.
Michael J. Mungo Pre-Seminary Award:
The Mungo Scholarship was given to three noteworthy students in 2012.
Kathryn Helms has been on the Dean's List and is Vice President of Sigma Alpha Omega Christian Sorority. She has been a Young Life leader at Heathwood Hall Episcopal School, an intern at Midtown Fellowship, and been on several mission trips around the US and to Trinidad and India.
Dwayne Geddings has been on the President's List twice as well as the Dean's list. He has received the Academic Gold Medallion award and the Academic Achievement of Psychology award and is a member of PsiChi Honor Society. He is a licensed Lay Reader at St. Theodore's Anglican Chapel and will be a counselor at the St. Michael's Anglican Conference during the summer of 2012.
Taylor Smith has been a member of the National Senior Beta Club, an organization for academic achievement, service and leadership. He has also been a member of the National Technical Honor Society and the Tri-M Music Honor Society, as well as the United Methodist Men's Club and Youth Fellowship and recipient of the Letha Bernice Rollins Hyatt Citizenship Award.
University of South Carolina Home
College of Arts and Sciences Home
Department of Religious Studies Home
Affiliations & Services