Education Department honors students with annual awards
Carter Lang '19 receives Michael J. Conte Educator as Leader Award
Marietta, Ohio (04/25/2018) — Marietta College's Education Department recently recognized 10 students with a variety of honors during their spring awards program.
Carter Lang '19 (Lowell, Ohio) received the Michael J. Conte Educator as Leader Award. This award was established in 2005 by the Education Department and the McDonough Leadership Program to honor the memory of Michael Conte, an Early Childhood Education student and McDonough scholar. It is given to an outstanding member of the junior class who is pursuing the Leadership minor/certificate or the Teacher Leadership certificate and is majoring in Education.
The department also awarded the top students by class year. The following students received the Outstanding Education Student award:
- First year: Marlo Taylor ' 21 (Kimbolton, Ohio)
- Second year: Amanda Augustyniak '20 (Pickerington, Ohio) and Quinci Jones '20 (New Concord, Ohio)
- Third year: Amanda Chalfant '19 (Marietta, Ohio), Corrie Burkhardt '19 (Zanesville, Ohio) and Monica Curtis '19 (New Matamoras, Ohio)
- Intern: Justice Held '18 (Pickerington, Ohio), Michael McCreary '18 (Bucyrus, Ohio) and Jayshua Eckelberry '18 (West Lafayette, Ohio).
Located in Marietta, Ohio, at the confluence of the Muskingum and Ohio rivers, Marietta College is a four-year liberal arts college. Tracing its roots to the Muskingum Academy back in 1797, the College was officially chartered in 1835. Today Marietta College serves a body of 1,200 full-time students. The College offers 45 majors and is consistently ranked as one of the top regional comprehensive colleges by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review, as well as one of the nation's best by Forbes.com. Marietta was selected seventh in the nation according to the Brookings Institution's rankings of colleges by their highest value added, regardless of major.