The Arkansas Tech University Department of Parks, Recreation and Hospitality Administration recognized some of its top-performing students from the 2021-22 academic year during an awards ceremony at the close of the spring 2022 semester.
The student award winners are listed below.
Blue Ribbon Award
Phat Chau of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Anna Cobb of Sheridan
Rising Star Award
Eduardo Luna of Nashville
Annabel Grace McKinney of Rison
Erica Arndt of Ozark
Santana Manry of Columbia, Tenn.
Academic Excellence Award
Breana Acosta of Fort Smith
Skylar Turner of Ben Hur
Outstanding Leadership and Professional Involvement Award
Chase Reynolds of Quitman
Isabella Major of Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia
ATU Spirit Award
Nicholas Lacy of North Little Rock
Seaira Chavis of Little Rock
Marissa Hammons of Conway
Kaitlyn Bryant of Hattieville
Leadership Distinction Citation
Nathan Gachot of Heber Springs
Faith Johnson of Dover
In addition to the student awards, ATU graduates Erica Goss of the North Little Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau and Dallas Clark of Lake Dardanelle State Park received the ATU Department of Parks, Recreation and Hospitality Administration Distinguished Alumni Award.
Learn more about the department at www.atu.edu/prha.