category: Campus News Carson-Newman awards Goddard with Outstanding Student Teacher Award category: Campus News | January 31, 2013 Carson-Newman’s Education Department faculty recently awarded the Laura Brumit Award for Outstanding Student Teacher to Dandridge’s Mary Catherine ‘Cat’ Goddard. Goddard was a secondary English major who graduated in December with the Master of Arts in teaching degree. Goddard received the award at a breakfast honoring Fall 2012 education graduates. She was nominated by her college coordinator, Dr. Ellen Millsaps. The Outstanding Student Teacher Award was established in 1973 in memory of C-N alumna Laura Brumit. Each semester an education faculty committee selects a student teacher who best demonstrates scholarship, leadership, and dedication to the profession.