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Miranda Lindsey works as a student teacher at Medina Elementary

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Preservice Teachers Recognized at Awards Day

May 24, 2010 - Three preservice teachers were recently recognized for their outstanding work in the field of education at Awards Day. The Nora Smith Barker Student Teachers of the Year Award 2010 was presented to the student teacher chosen who has demonstrated the highest degree of skills and attributes considered characteristic of outstanding teachers and shows the greatest potential for professional achievement.

The Elementary Student Teacher of the Year Award was presented to Stephanie Marie Clemons (left). The Secondary Education Student Teacher of the Year Award was presented to Kristen Fabrizio (right).

Union University presents the Academic Excellence Medalsto the graduating senior with the highest grade point average in each discipline, provided the student’s GPA in the major is not less than 3.50. A student minoring in a discipline in which there is no qualifying major or in which no major is offered is also eligible for a medal. Stephanie Brooke Hale (center) received the academic medal for excellence with a Major in Learning Foundations and Stephanie Marie Clemons (left) received the academic medal for excellence with a Major in Elementary Education.

Congratulations, Stephanie, Kristen and Stephanie! We are very proud of you!