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College of Education and Health Professions

College of Education and Health Professions

Awards & Honors - 2008 to 2010

The College of Education and Health Professions holds an Annual Awards Banquet to honor Hall of Fame inductees, COEHP Alumni Teachers of the Year, and COEHP students, faculty, and alumni for their achievements. Below are award winners from the 2008, 2009, and 2010 Awards Banquet.

Hall of Fame

The Columbus State University Educator Hall of Fame was established to honor those individuals who have an academic connection to Columbus State University and have made an extraordinary contribution to the education profession. Nominees must have earned a degree or certification endorsement from Columbus State University; must have been active in P-16 education for a minimum of 15 years; and must have made extraordinary contributions to the profession as demonstrated by their nomination packet.

Previous Hall of Fame inductees

Hall of Fame Nomination Form

H. T. Ford Graduate Servant Leadership Award

The H.T. Ford Graduate Servant Leadership Award is presented to a Columbus State University College of Education and Health Professions graduate student who has best exemplified the spirit of excellence in the following categories:

  • Demonstrated Excellence in the Area of Leadership
  • Demonstrated Excellence in the Area of Service
  • Demonstrated Excellence in the Area of Academic Performance (Include GPA)
  • Demonstrated Excellence in Commitment to the Development of Self and Others
2009-2010 Recipient
Emily Stranger, Teacher Education
2008-2009 Recipient
Shelly Edwards, Teacher Education
2007-2008 Recipient
Pam Wetherington, Early Childhood Education

Thomas E. Harrison Leadership Award

The Thomas E. Harrison Leadership Award is presented to a Columbus State University College of Education and Health Professions graduate student, member of the COEHP faculty or staff, administrator, or education partner whose leadership has contributed in significant ways to the College of Education and Health Professions. The term “education partner” is to be broadly interpreted and may include alumni, leaders in the partner schools, CSU faculty, staff, administrators, and others. This award recognizes those who demonstrate excellence in leadership and contribute significantly to the College of Education and Health Professions.

2009-2010 Recipient
Roger Hatcher, Center for Quality Teaching and Learning
2008-2009 Recipient
Dr. Tom Hackett, Department Chair, Counseling, Foundations, & Leadership
2007-2008 Recipient
Dr. Carolyn Cartledge

Alumni Teachers of the Year

Outstanding Students

Outstanding Alumni

Faculty/Staff Awards