Wednesday, June 12, 2013

2013 History and Political Science Department Awards

Congratulations to Kaeleigh Jessen (History & Government) and Kaleigh Ratliff (History & Government), who were tied for highest departmental grade point average.  Kaeleigh Jessen will be attending law school in the fall, while Kaleigh Ratliff is planning a career in public history and museum work.

Kaeleigh Jessen (2013, History & Government)

Kaleigh Ratliff (2013, History & Government)

Best Thesis Award
Congratulations to Kevin Koons (History & Government), winner of the Samuel E. Morrison Award for Best Thesis - a certificate of honor and monetary award presented annually for the best senior thesis research paper.  Kevin's thesis, Corvette Culture, traced the rise of the Chevy Corvette as an icon of American popular culture. Kevin is currently working as a Park Interpreter at the Virginia State Parks where he plans, prepares and performs educational nature programs for the public.  Great work and best wishes, Kevin!

Kevin Koons (2013, History & Government) 

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