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Student Awards

Each spring, the Kutztown University Department of Geography presents five awards to outstanding geography students.  Below are descriptions of each of the awards and the names of recent recipients.
 

  • Delaware Valley Geographical Association (DVGA) Outstanding Geography Major Award
    • This award is given to the outstanding geography major and/or to the outstanding Secondary Education/Citizenship/Geography concentration major in the graduating class.
        • Michael E. Mault 2012
        • Andrew E. Benjamin 2011
        • Shannon M. Crooker 2010
        • John Dombzalski 2009
        • Theodore Conley 2008
        • Devon Hain 2007
        • Kathleen Shellington 2006
        • Jonah Markiewicz 2005
        • Leo Scott, Jr. 2004
        • Anne Weigle 2003
        • Jeff Zimmerman  2002
        • Deana DeWire 2001
        • Fiona Kellond 2001
        • Brandy Davidson 2000
        • Christian D. Hole 1999
        • Hugh McGowan 1999
        • Shelley Degler 1998
        • Deborah A. Lambdin 1998
        • Beth Kelley 1997
        • Kevin Sprague 1997
        • John L. Hackman 1996
        • Dianne Bowman 1995
        • Veronica Rogers 1995
        • Karl Graybill 1994
        • David Lorchak 1994
        • John Marcincavage 1993
        • Frank Lucas 1993
        • Petra Zimmerman 1990
        • Nancy Baldwin 1990
        • Brian Bloss 1986
        • Eric Kolodinsky 1986
  • The Robert and Rosalin Ensminger Geography Award
    • This award, given to an outstanding geography major in the Sophomore or Junior class, includes a $250 scholarship. 
        • Samantha Becker 2012
        • Michael E. Mault 2011
        • Shaye Witman 2011
        • Aaron J. Brunner 2010
        • Matthew J. Ripple 2010
        • Jeffrey Morrow 2009
        • Karen Wertz 2008
        • John Dombzalski 2007
        • Dinko Tonev 2006
        • Kate DiFrancesco 2005
        • Jonah Markiewicz 2004
        • Jonah Markiewicz 2003
        • Beth Burkovich 2002
        • Jeff Zimmerman 2001
        • Deana DeWire 2000
        • Kevin Semian 1999
        • Hugh McGowan 1998
        • Shelley Degler 1997
        • Tami S. Hildebrand 1996
        • John L. Hackman 1995
        • Veronica A. Rogers 1994
        • Andrew Pickford 1993
  • The Justham Family Memorial Award in Geography
    • This $200 cash award is given to the graduating geography major with the highest QPA.
        • Michael E. Mault 2012
        • Kurt O. Weiser 2010
        • Jeff Zimmerman 2002
        • Deana DeWire 2001
        • Christian Hole 2000
        • Hugh McGowan 1999
        • Shelley Degler 1998
        • Kevin Sprague 1998
        • John Hackman 1997
        • Veronica A. Rogers 1996
        • David Lorchak 1995
        • Erick Estrada 1993
        • Cheryl Justham 1992
  • C. Josephine Moyer Memorial Award in Geography
    • This cash award is given to the outstanding geography major in the graduating class.
        • Michael E. Mault 2012
        • Matthew J. Horvath 2011
        • Shannon M. Crooker 2010
        • John Dombzalski 2009
        • Hope Rothermel 2009
        • Devon Hain 2007
        • Kate DiFrancesco 2006
        • Jennifer Frankhouser 2005
        • Leo Scott, Jr. 2004
        • Tim Heiser 2002
        • Deana DeWire 2001
        • Anthony Lawrence 1999
        • Shelley Degler 1998
        • Tami Hildebrand 1997
        • Veronica A. Rogers 1996
        • David Lorchak 1995
        • Douglas Inman 1993
        • Petra Zimmerman 1991
        • Kyle Miller 1988
  • National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE) Award for Excellence of Scholarship
    • This award is given to the outstanding Secondary Education/Citizenship/Geography concentration major in the graduating class.
        • Shannon M. Crooker 2010
        • Hope Rothermel 2009
        • Theodore Conley 2008
        • Kathleen Shellington 2006
        • Emily Smith 2004
        • Scott Kupec 2001
        • Kevin Semian 2000
        • Anthony Lawrence 1999
        • Sally A. Hanzlik 1998
        • Veronica A. Rogers 1996