HES Outstanding Student Awards

When you start with the curiosity and drive of Truman students, not only do you get a more  interesting life, you also receive recognition for your extra effort. Congratulations to the following students in the Health and Exercise Sciences programs who have obtained outstanding student awards. Way to go!

2017 Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Athletic Training
Mackenzie Mertz

2017 Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Exercise Science
Emily Ponte

2017 Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Health Science

Kevin Ogle

2016-2017 Departmental Honors
Stephanie Williams, ES

2016 Outstanding Student in Health Science
Ashley Kuykendall

2016 Outstanding Student in Exercise Science
Abigail Werner

2016 Outstanding Student in Athletic Training
Kevin Madden

2016 MOAHPERD Future Professional of the Year
Alexander Sextro in ES
Sydney Gosik in HS
Mackenzie Mertz in AT

2016 Scholarship Recipients
Kim de Leon — Larry W. and Linda K. Boleach
Conner John — Larry W. and Linda K. Boleach and Jack and Melba
Kassi Schroeder — Jack and Melba Bowen

2015 MOAHPERD Future Professional of the Year
Bonnie Kempker in HS
Nathan Gorman in ES
Matthew Bowden in AT

2015-2016 Departmental Honors
Ashley Bond, HLTH
Matt Bowden, ES
Leyna Craigmile, HLTH
Megan Frkovic, ES
Nathan Gorman, ES
Jenna Heil, ES
Katherine Isaacson, HLTH
Katelyn James, ES
Hannah Kacerovskis, ES
Bonnie Kempker, HLTH
Alexa Kuenzel, HLTH
Ashley Kuykendall, HLTH
Daniel McAndrew, ES
Kelly Meade, HLTH
Rachel Meyer, ES
Caroline Nelson, HLTH
Tori Ogden, AT
Jill Pohlman, AT
Emmaline Staecker, HLTH
Michalina Tomczak, HLTH
Abigail Weiner, ES
Lauren Western, ES
Shelby Wilson, ES
Spencer Wittmeyer, ES

2015 Outstanding Student in Exercise Science
Kirsten Maakestad

2015 Outstanding Student in Health Science
Kristin Grimsley

2015 Outstanding Student in Athletic Training
Kelci Besand

2015 Scholarship Recipients
Victoria Halfmann — Larry W. and Linda K. Boleach and Jack and Melba Bowen
Jayme Reynolds — Larry W. and Linda K. Boleach and Jack and Melba Bowen

2014-2015 Departmental Honors
Luke Allison, ES
Maria Backes, AT
Taylor Barker, HLTH
Hailey Benoist, ES
Kelci Besand, AT
Caity Biberdorf, HLTH
Dominic Bisesi, ES
Sarah Branch, HLTH
Dustin Capehart, ES
Jessica Cashion, AT
Bret Gerstner, ES
Kristin Grimsley, HLTH
Adam Grosskreatz, ES
Alexis Hackett, HLTH
Jennifer Hill, ES
Joshua Kneff, ES
Kirsten Maakestad, ES
Kaitlyn McManus, HLTH
Kelsey Mengwasser, ES
Olivia Nalley, HLTH
Natalie Nealon, ES
Ellyn Poisson, ES
William Quarles, ES
Jayme Reynolds, ES
Rachael Rockamann, HLTH
Kristen Steege, ES
Austin Stephenson, AT

2014 Outstanding Student in Exercise Science
Katie Hirsch

2014 Outstanding Student in Health Science
Alyssa Whitlock

2014 Outstanding Student in Athletic Training
Elizabeth Rodell

2014 Scholarship Recipients
Colton Schmitz — Larry W. and Linda K. Boleach and Jack and Melba Bowen
Kaitlin Stump — Larry W. and Linda K. Boleach and Jack and Melba Bowen

2013-2014 Departmental Honors
Megan Distler, ES
Sarah Duesterhaus, HLTH
Eden Elfrink, ES
Peter Esau, ES
Michael Gibson, HLTH
Michelle Gummig, HLTH
Katie Hirsch, ES
Alaina Kramer, HLTH
Rachel Marler, HLTH
Sarah Mogus, ES
Kate Peacock, HLTH
Karla Pickett, ES
Jennifer Rippe, HLTH
Elizabeth Ryan, ES
Justin Ryckman, HLTH
Vanessa Shaw, HLTH
Andrew Sheets, ES
McKenzie Tate, HLTH
Zachary Treat, ES

2013 MOAHPERD McSwegin Student Research Award
Victoria Halfmann, ES

2013 MOAHPERD Future Professional of the Year
Victoria Halfmann in Exercise Science
Elizabeth Rodell in Athletic Training
McKenzie Tate in Health Science

2013 Outstanding Student in Exercise Science
Bradley Schaefer

2013 Outstanding Student in Health Science
Erin Foster

2013 Outstanding Student in Athletic Training
Megan Purk

2013 AAHE Outstanding UG Health Education Major
Elizabeth Antonacci

2013 Scholarship Recipients
Tabitha Killen- Larry W. and Linda K. Boleach
Cassandra Rodden- Larry W. and Linda K. Boleach
Cassandra Rodden- Jack and Melba Bowen
Kyle Whitcher- Jack and Melba Bowen

2012-2013 Departmental Honors
Bryan Beck, ES
Stephanie Bergt, HLTH
Megan Chittum, ES
James Crone, ES
Aubrey Crowley, HLTH
Denise Dale, HLTH
Katie Dames, ES
Breanna Daniels, ES
Gregory Daum, ES
Sophie DeHaven, ES
Diana Dietl, HLTH
Haley Downing, ES
Lisa Dworak, HLTH
Joseph Emery, ES
Rebecca Gingrich, HLTH
Sarvesh R. Giri, HLTH
Kathryn Harvey, ES
Lauren Higgins, HLTH
Andrew Hill, HLTH
Andrea Kobermann, ES
Emily Mesecher, ES
Melissa Mueller, ES
Andrew Piotter, ES
Cassandra Rodden, ES
Colleen Schmittgens, HLTH
Olivia Schornheuser, HLTH
Mitch Stewart, HLTH
Jessica Tomash, ES
Christine Ulses, ES
Kyle Whitcher, ES

2012 MOAHPERD Outstanding Student Major
Bradley Schaefer in Exercise Science
Erin Foster in Health Science
Megan Purk in Athletic Training

2012 Outstanding Student in Exercise Science
Danielle Bell

2012 Outstanding Student in Health Science
Jennifer Zweifel

2012 Outstanding Student in Athletic Training
Michael Atkinson

2012 AAHE Outstanding UG Health Education Major
Alyssa Coats

2012 Scholarship Recipients
Harnish Ayora- Jack and Melba Bowen Scholarship
Neil Hulse- Larry W. and Linda K. Boleach
Caleb Roberts- Jack and Melba Bowen Scholarship
John Venner- Larry W. and Linda K. Boleach

2011 MOAHPERD Outstanding Student Major
Laura Heien in Exercise Science
Jennifer Zweifel in Health Science
Danielle Zee-Cheng in Athletic Training

2011 Outstanding Student in Exercise Science
Kathryn E. Martin

2011 Outstanding Student in Health Science
Megan Temme

2011 Outstanding Student in Athletic Training
Ole Midtbo

2011 AAHE Outstanding UG Health Education Major
Megan Temme

2010 MOAHPERD Outstanding Student Major
Katie Martin in Exercise Science
Kristen Siegler in Health Science

2010 Outstanding Student in Exercise Science 
Brendan Zee-Cheng

2010 Outstanding Student in Health Science
Kelsey Cler

2010 AAHE Outstanding UG Health Education Major
Kelsey Cler

2009 Outstanding Student in Exercise Science
Morgan Clennin

2009 Outstanding Student in Health Science
Rebecca Verhaeghe

2009 Outstanding Student in Athletic Training
Josh Miley

2008 Outstanding Student in Exercise Science
Nichole Friederich

2008 Outstanding Student in Health Science
Emily Krogmann

2007 Outstanding Student in Exercise Science
Dorothy Matta

2007 Outstanding Student in Health Science
Emily Forsyth