Senior first baseman Megan Stone has secured a handful of records — including school records in home runs and runs batted in — by being dedicated on and off the field.
Sean was recently accepted into the highly competitive Johns Hopkins Nurse Practitioner Program. The nursing major from Monterey, Calif., also worked as a student instructor at Indiana State.
“He is very dedicated to the profession and was recently inducted into the Lambda Sigma chapter of Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society International, also a highly competitive program,” said Heather Anderson, instructor in the department of baccalaureate nursing. “He shows exemplary dedication to the nursing profession, as well as exceptional leadership qualities.”
A double major in philosophy and history, Joseph Jones of Lafayette, Ind., is among the top Sycamores in his graduating class. “Not only is Mr. Jones intellectually gifted, but he is friendly, cooperative and very diligent,” said Judy Barad, professor of philosophy. “An open-minded individual, Mr. Jones not only understands opposing views, but he appreciates the need for this understanding. Although he is essentially a serious person, he also has a great sense of humor.”
When Yahzmine Rodriguez, a marketing major from Indianapolis, decided to study abroad for a semester in South Korea, she knew nothing about the country. So when she returned to campus this spring, she — as expected — had learned a lot about her hosts, but she also learned a lot about herself. She is also a recipient of Indiana State’s prestigious President’s Scholarship and Networks Scholarship for business students.
All the world’s a stage for Tabitha Wimsett of Paris, Ill., a theater major with a concentration in technical theater and playwriting, directing and dramaturgy.
A nursing major, Scott Kelemen is an online student from Toms River, N.J. He was asked by online Professor Kathleen Huun to evaluate the “Double Robot” simulation experience.
“Our review of the ‘double’ took on a life of its own, and we were involved in many simulation events that were be held at various times, and some at a moment’s notice,” Huun said. “Despite Scott’s willingness to help, it was his leadership, nursing knowledge, and engaging personality that made the integration of the ‘double’ within pre-scheduled simulation events a success. He truly was a huge component of this pilot study.”
With her idea of perfect happiness being traveling, learning and teaching, Olivia Bohnhoff, a language studies major from Bloomington, Ill., should be content this summer as she embarks on a Fulbright as a teaching assistant in Mexico.
“I don’t know how many ISU students have been awarded this prestigious grant in the past, but probably not many, and none in recent memory,” said Mark Lewandowski, associate professor in the English department and Indiana State Fulbright program adviser.