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May 27, 2009

Area residents receive education awards from Birmingham-Southern College

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—A number of Birmingham-Southern students were presented awards by the college's Department of Education during the 2009 Honors Day Convocation. Listed alphabetically by hometown and award, they are:

BIRMINGHAM Area:
Hoover/Vestavia: Lindsay Creighton, an elementary/collaborative education major from North Shelby – Betty J. Poole Senior Teaching Award, presented for excellence to outstanding students in the collaborative education program which includes elementary and special education, and named after the late BSC collaborative education professor; Sarah Kloewer, a senior from North Shelby – Kappa Delta Epsilon National Award, given by the national chapter of the honorary to an outstanding education major; and Emily Wallace, an elementary/ collaborative education major from Vestavia – Betty J. Poole Junior Teaching Award, given for excellence to rising juniors in collaborative education who demonstrate outstanding performance in working with special needs students and named after the late BSC collaborative education professor.
North/East: Stephanie Barlow – Phyllis M. Nielson Senior Book Award, given to outstanding seniors majoring in education and named after the late BSC education professor.
South: Margaret Krebs, an elementary/collaborative education major from Mountain Brook – Betty J. Poole Junior Teaching Award, given for excellence to rising juniors in collaborative education who demonstrate outstanding performance in working with special needs students and named after the late BSC collaborative education professor.

CULLMAN: Anna Strandlund – Louise H. Branscomb Award, giving to a rising senior in the teacher education program who demonstrates a commitment to teaching youth and named in memory of Birmingham's first female physician, who also was a church and civic leader, advocate for social justice, and honorary BSC alumna.

FAYETTE: Ashley Hubbert, an elementary/collaborative education major – Phyllis M. Nielson Senior Book Award, given to outstanding seniors majoring in education and named after the late BSC education professor.

KENDALL, Wis.: Natasha Stark, an elementary/collaborative education major – Louise H. Branscomb Award, giving to a rising senior in the teacher education program who demonstrates a commitment to teaching youth and named in memory of Birmingham's first female physician, who also was a church and civic leader, advocate for social justice, and honorary BSC alumna.

MONTGOMERY: Kimberly Clark, an elementary/collaborative education major – Phyllis M. Nielson Senior Book Award, given to outstanding seniors majoring in education and named after the late BSC education professor.

PHOENIZ, Ariz.: Bethney Reynoldson, a history major – Phyllis M. Nielson Senior Book Award, given to outstanding seniors majoring in education and named after the late BSC education professor.

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