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ATU College of Education Bestows Starfish Pins

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Students from the Arkansas Tech University College of Education display the starfish pins they received during a ceremony at the close of the spring 2021 semester.

The Arkansas Tech University College of Education bestowed its starfish pin upon 196 students slated for graduation in spring 2021 during a ceremony at the close of the semester.

The pins are presented to graduates of the ATU College of Education and are based upon a story adapted from a 1969 essay by Loren Eiseley. The story ends with an old man telling a young man that while he cannot save every starfish that washes ashore, he can make a difference for each one that he returns to the ocean.

Below are the individuals honored by the ATU College of Education at the end of the spring 2021 semester.

Associate of Science
Andrea Kay Rhodes
Antonnia S. Adams
Bethany L. Clark
Crystal Lynn Drewry
Jennifer McElroy
Katelynn Michelle Abshire
Kaylan Coleman
Kimberlyn Brandee Keller
Lacie Jade LaJoie
Leslie Ann Cothren
Makenzie Swedeen
Markeisha Marie Shavers
Robin Marie Huff
Takeisha Christine Newton

Bachelor of Arts
Hailey Marie Perronne
Michael Tompkins
Brooke Olivia Owens
Chad Lawrence Hall
Charity Hope Jewell
Elizabeth Corbett
Kyrsten Layne Seigrist
Shae Lyndsy Woodard
Erika Nava-Diaz
Alyssa Kay Dougan
Ibeth Campos Paz
Loranne Angelica Ezell
Mason Dockery
Matthew Thomas Harrison
Nicholas Michael Calavitta
Taylor R. Ervin
Zen H. Valencia

Bachelor of Music Education
David Anthony Hall
Garrett Andrew Plummer Napier
Joshua Dillon Green
Michael Barker

Bachelor of Science
Carmen Carol Quain
Dalton Gunner McGathy
Jymme Ann Ash
Mattie Lynn Boortz
Abbey Rose Collier
Abbigail H. Williams
Abigail Lee Altom
Alexis Blayne Umholtz
Alicia Nicole Bates
Allie Marie Beckwith
Antonia J. Clinton
Ashley Mercedes Spann
Aubrey Elizabeth Reed
Cameron Paige Lucy Kremer
Chelsea Raelynn Howe
Courtney Brook Yarbrough
Daniele Clayborn
Destiny Victoria Burton
Emilie Coursey Arnold
Emily N. Lisenbey
Faith Jonalene Bratton
Hannah Danielle Long
Hannah Grace Anderson
Hannah Lynn Needham
Hannah Rickman
Heather Nicole Holmes
Jeannette Ann Price
Keely Nichele Hamilton
Kendall McKay Fisher
Lealah Danielle Cozart
Madilyn Rae Plotts
Madison Marie Van Horn
Makayla Alysabeth Golden
Molly Kathleen Lynch
Olivia Burnett Mason
Patricia Loredo
Sarah Allacin Whitley
Skylee Hogan
Sydney Michelle Cooper
Tashalla Aubreyelle Gomillion
Whitney Madison Key
Alex Chambers
Arion Banks
Bryson Levi May
Curtiss Trey Smith
Garrett Michael King
Mackenzie Nicole Lyles
Rebecca Erin Nordin
Tanner Brian Gaines
Whittney Rae Clark
Spencer Allen Casey
TyJessieion McPherson
Zachary Dalton Dunlap
Zachary Tyler Rednour
Kaitlyn Alexis Wilkins
LaTasha A. Townsend
Rebecca Nicole Carter
Bradley Tyler Daily
Erin Elizabeth Slayton
Kaitlin Montana Beggs
Kelsey Gail Stone-Lisenbey
Larry Christopher Wilson
Rachel Ann Delashaw
Catherine Jobeth Sumners
Ashley Lynn Lewis
Benjamin Cole Holland
Brittni Renee Jackson
Brook LaShay Linson
Gabrielle Sisk
Gavin Lamar Jones
Hunter McHam
Sarah Bates
Tori Elizabeth Mealer
Bryanna Cailin Burris
George Robert Brooks
Tucker N. Kennedy

Master of Arts in Teaching
Araseli Zarate
Byron Jerome Pruitt
Heather Renee Brown
Katherine Woods-Cypert
Kayla Renee Looney
Mariah Nicole Campbell
Sheila R. Smith Aljobory
Teresa Ann Jackson

Master of Education
Allison Marie Stevens
Amber M. Welbern
Brandy Lynn Blees
Haley Mariah Jackson
Holly Katherine Jarvis
Jamie Lynn Patterson
Jordon Lacie Mariah Bohannan
Julie Anne Rachuy
Lindsey Baskin
Mary Elizabeth Porter
Miranda Renee Potts
Rebecca Leigh Jackson Shank
Shasta B. Nichols
Sonya Elayne Post
Tiffani Scroggins
Zachary Wade Hettinga
Allison Kate Summey
Paul David Farnam
Shannon Ellison
Trista Renee Cox
Amber Casey
Donna Lorraine Biggs
Matthew Riley Post
Nancy Annette Childress
Alexis Aline Wilson
Angelia Marie Mueller
Ashleigh Renee Gillespie
Bailey Beth Pace
Brandy Schall Hughes
Brooke Hollee Williams
Isabelle L. Luna
Joy La Vonn Foreman
Kayla Micheal Holliman
Kimberly Renea Baney
Leisha Teague McCoy
Sarah Wilson Cassady Brunner
Shelby Todd Byrns
Sherry J. Pack
Hannah Jordan Pruitt
Erin Elizabeth Guerra
Hannah Simmons Talley
Amanda Nicole Coulter
Crissie Gilbert Linville
Payton Craig Bryant

Master of Science
Sarah Marie Brooke Gibson
Jerry L. Anderson Jr.
Loren Celeste Berner
Brittany Danielle Carter
Joellen Dettra
Bailee Kay Duvall
Thomas Francese
Mary Margaret Freeman
Tim Geib
Rebekah Bailey Gilmore
Rebecca Leeann Hendrix
Lindsey Elizabeth Johnson
Curtis Hugh Kellogg
Amanda Michelle Lowe
Kandice M'Lynn Martin
Ethan Austin Meudt
Megan Elizabeth Oliver
Eric Spencer
Noelle M. Sweder
Jeremy T. Thomas
Tyler Lane Tober
Leah Tess Weatherford

Educational Specialist
Ruby Earlene Dean

Doctor of Education
Brenda Lavern Poole
Caroline Mildred Nail
Felicia Lormand Florez
Harry Gilbert Alvis
Heather Thompson Hooks
Jacquelin Drusilla Brownell
Matthew L. White
Scot Ali Tyler
TeKyesha Gault
Tyler Stephen Reed

Learn more about the ATU College of Education at www.atu.edu/education.