IU School of Social Work is headquartered on the IUPUI campus with locations on 8 IU Campuses. The school also has the Department of Labor Studies
Bachelor and Master of Social Work students were honored on May 4th for receiving university-level recognition, scholarships, being Child Welfare Scholars and Kappa Gamma Phi Alpha inductees at the Indiana University School of Social Work Honors Convocation.Paragraph
Alida Goffinski was recognized as the IUPUI Chancellor’s Scholar.
Graduates with Honors included Lindsay Hill, With Distinction; Brianna Hunter, With Distinction; Rhonda Jessee, With Distinction; Lori Stephenson, With Distinction; Liv Norby, High Distinction, Alan Goffinski, High Distinction, Alida Goffinski, Highest Distinction.
Students receiving the William Plater Civic Medallion: Lael Hill, Lindsay Hill, Angelica Jaramillo, Jaclyn Newton, and Rebeca Rodriguez.
IUPUI Top 100 Outstanding Students for 2012 were Angelica Jaramillo and Devon Jones.
BSW Child Welfare Scholars: Lindsay Hill, Brianna Hunter, Leigh Ann Kiefling, Destiny Perry, and Jayda Reyes.
MSW Child Welfare Scholars: Rosa Banuelos, Myron Dance, Lindsey Dudley, Lisa Juday, Desirae Moore, Rico Rosado, Sara Sailors, Autumn Sprecher.
Students honored for receiving scholarships included:
Holly L. Adams – Barbara Hirsch Bass Scholarship/Fellowship
Amelia R. Allen – Genevieve Means McLeod Scholarship
Cari L. Andrews – Stephanie Allison Black Scholarship
Domini Bryant – Minnie and Mary Rigg Fellowship
Jennifer Crowell – William Evans Quan Scholarship
Logan G. Emmitt – Theodora Allen Memorial Scholarship
Leah Fifthian – IUSSW Undergrad Education Scholarship
Allison E. Garrison – Marion Wagner Feminist Organization Scholarship
Amanda Gilliam – Mondonna Pang Endowment
Marzena E. Guzik – Mary H. Houk Memorial Scholarship
Pamela Hamilton – Margaret A. McCormick Scholarship
Autumn L. Hansen – Dr. Will Scott Scholarship in Child Welfare
Ryan D. Heck – Mondonna Pang Endowment
Jaimie L. Huguenard – Barbara Hirsch Bass Scholarship/Fellowship
Samantha R. Karlin – Agnes Anderson Memorial Fund
Chelsea Kaufman – IUSSW Undergrad Education Scholarship
Brittany M. Lowry –Mondonna Pang Endowment
Diana R. Lunsford – Mondonna Pang Endowment
Mary Mallay – Sheldon and Natalie Siegel Scholarship
Jessia Mayo – Linde-Ruhr Scholarship
Stephanie McGee – Minnie and Mary Rigg Fellowship
Danielle McKenzie – Brad Robert Lighty Memorial Fund
Traci C. Mitchell – Barbara Hirsch Bass Scholarship/Fellowship
Ifeoma Bugbee Morrison – Minnie and Mary Rigg Fellowship
Alexis Panico – Brad Robert Lighty Memorial Fund
Amanda Quillen – Minnie and Mary Rigg Fellowship
Bryn Ramsey – IUSSW Undergrad Education Scholarship
Maria A. Rasche – Minnie and Mary Rigg Fellowship
Betha J. Rush – Alice B. Moore Fellowship
Megan F. Sanders – Mondonna Pang Endowment
Monte M. Simonton – Minnie and Mary Rigg Fellowship
Ryan T. Wilson – Behroozi Scholarship for the Study of Social Work with Groups
LaKeisha Woods – Mondonna Pang Endowment
Associate Dean Virginia Majewski explained prior to students being inducted into the Kappa Gamma chapter of Phi Alpha that it was founded in 1962 and continues as the premier social work academic honor society. “The highest academic honor that one can receive at Indiana University School of Social Work is extended to you because you all are proven candidates for initiation and have met the requirements of our organization.” Phi Alpha represents the top 20 percent of graduating MSW students who have a minimum of a GPA of 3.85 and BSW students with a GPA above 3.5.
Students inducted into Phi Alpha:
Shawn Appleget, Kim Baer, Laura D. Benslay, Linda J. Bond, Regina Cantrell, Amy Marie Carter, Brenda Chapin, Vanessa Cochran, Lisa Cooper, Caitlin Dillingham, Mary Beth Dzubay, Autumn L. Hansen, Evan Harris, Lillian Herbers-Kelly, Hannah Huebner, Kate Elizabeth Kneifel, Rhonda S. Kontos, Amelia Leake, Traci Mitchell, Stephen Moisoff, Timothy Otsu, Beth Ann Pocock, Megan Sanders, Erica Seabaugh, Monte Simonton, Sabrina Marie Straub, Christine Swarm, Mattew Walsh, Molly Walsh, Marjorie Weiss, Eric Wilka, Ryan Wilson, Annie Wood Bell, Jenny Young.
Three faculty members inducted were: Lindsay Lecklider, Lisa McGuire and Kim Moffett.
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