Around Webster: Smith’s counseling honor; Ambassadors’ CASE awards; Paschke 1st at NATS

| March 3, 2015
Student Ambassadors - CASE Awards

Webster University Student Ambassadors won two awards at the CASE ASAP District 6 Conference in 2015.

Recent professional accomplishments by members of the Webster University community include:

Student Ambassadors Win Two CASE ASAP Awards

The Webster University Student Ambassadors won two awards at the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education Affiliated Student Advancement Programs (CASE ASAP) District 6 Conference last weekend at the University of Iowa.

The organization was honored with the Outstanding Internal Program Award for their Monthly Meeting/Training series. Senior Marissa Diekhoff was also honored with the Outstanding Student Leader Award for her work on Webster’s I Heart Webster Week, Project Gorlok and for her service to CASE ASAP as the chair for the 2014 CASE ASAP Network Convention this past August.

To learn more about the Student Ambassadors, visit

Paschke Places 1st at NATS Auditions

Charissa Paschke placed first in her category (Freshman/Sophomore College Women) at the National Association of Teachers of Singing local auditions in February.

Paschke is a student in the Bachelor of Arts in Music program who studies voice with Martha Hart, assistant professor of voice in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts’ Department of Music.

Shon Smith, Webster Florida

Shon Smith

Florida’s Smith to Accept Counseling Honor

Webster University faculty member Shon Smith, director of the College of Arts & Sciences’ Counseling program in the State of Florida, will accept the 2015 American Counseling Association’s Branch Best Innovative Practice Award for the Southern Region, on behalf of the Florida Counseling Association (FCA). Smith is past president of the FCA and is recognized for innovative ideas and dedication to the profession and the community.

The ACA Branch Awards recognize branches that significantly advance and enhance the counseling profession through excellent programs, increased membership, quality communications, and community involvement.

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