Fall II Student Award Recipients Announced

| December 13, 2011

Dean’s Award Recipients Named for Fall II

Sara Sabaa

Associate vice president for Student Affairs and dean of students Ted Hoef has selected six students to receive the Dean’s Award for Service for Fall II. The award recipients are: Sara Sabaa, Patty Senft, Alex King, and a group award for Dan Bauman, Forest Wharton, Kelly Boruff and Sean Thompson.

Sara Sabaa

Sara Sabaa, a senior mathematics major from Iraq, was nominated by Chris Rice, community director in Housing and Residential Life, and Gladys Smith, assistant director of Counseling and Life Development. She was nominated for coordinating a week-long fall break community service trip of 18 Webster students to work on a Habitat for Humanity project in Louisiana.

Patty Senft

Patty Senft, a senior public relations major from Saint Peters, Mo., was nominated by Billy Ratz, student ambassador adviser, Development. Senft was nominated for her on-campus leadership as vice president of the Student Ambassadors, while also serving as a Gorlok Guide and a leader in the sorority Delta Phi Epsilon.

Alex King

Alex King, a senior digital broadcast journalism major from Bellefontaine, Ohio, was nominated by Mary Cox, assistant professor of Digital Journalism. He was nominated for his on-campus leadership as general manager for the Galaxy radio station, Connections leader, and Orientation leader.

Dan Bauman, Forest Wharton, Kelly Boruff, Sean Thompson

Dan Bauman, a sophomore journalism major from St. Mary, Mo.; Forest Wharton, a sophomore film production major from Warrenton, Mo.; Kelly Boruff, a sophomore film production major from Waunakee, Wis.; and Sean Thompson, a sophomore scriptwriting major from St. Charles, Mo., were nominated by Chris Rice, community director in Housing and Residential Life; Chris Penberthy, graduate assistant for Admissions; Patrick Stack, director of Counseling and Life Development; and Donna Jaeger-Williams, extern in Counseling and Life Development. They were nominated for their leadership roles in coordinating all the activities for Suicide Awareness Week in November. The awards will be presented at a luncheon on Dec. 14.

 

Outstanding Student Employee Award Recipients Named for Fall II

Four students have been selected to receive the Outstanding Student Employee Award for Fall II. In order to be considered for the Outstanding Student Employee Award, the student must be nominated by a member of the Webster University community for working at a superior level to serve the department in which they work and the University as a whole.

Heather Beals

Heather Beals, a senior education major from St. Louis, was nominated by Katie Knetzer, assistant Director of Housing and Residential Life. She was nominated for her outstanding work as the student supervisor for the customer service associates in housing.

Leigha Brede

Leigha Brede, a senior education major from Belleville, Ill., was nominated by Peggy Peel, coordinator of Teacher Certification, and Tracey Brenner, coordinator of Field Placements. Brede was nominated for her outstanding work as a clerical assistant in the School of Education.

Anurag Bhattacharyya

Anurag Bhattacharyya, a graduate student in advertising and marketing from India, was nominated by Bethany Keller and Niki Parres, assistant directors in Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs (MCISA). She was nominated for her outstanding work as a program assistant in MCISA.

Sarah Williams

Sarah Williams, a senior video production major from Maplewood, Mo., was nominated by Carrie Mosebach, study abroad advisor. She was nominated for her excellent work as a student employee for the Office of Study Abroad. The awards will be presented at a luncheon on Dec. 14.

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  1. Debra Carpenter says:

    Congratulations to all the fine student leaders who were honored by Dean Hoef at the Awards luncheon this week. The efforts you have made on behalf of those you serve have made Webster, and in some cases, the world around us a better place.
    Dean Debra Carpenter