category: Campus News Family and Consumer Sciences presents awards, scholarships By Marketing and Communications On April 13, 2021 Carson-Newman University’s Family and Consumer Sciences Department celebrated students during their annual banquet, including seniors Andrew Pickwell, of Kingsport, Caitlin Clark, of Knoxville, Annastyn Knight, of Fayetteville, Mackenzie Thornton, of Seymour, Abigail Wilson, of Clinton, Corena Reed, of Jefferson City, Emily Morton, of Maryville, and Harley Ramsey, of White Pine. (April 13, 2021) JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — Carson-Newman University’s Family and Consumer Sciences Department honored 16 students with scholarships, presented five awards and recognized graduating seniors during the annual FCS Honors Banquet. The banquet, held April 8, is a time to celebrate students and the generous donations that enable them to access a Christian, liberal arts-based education that may not otherwise be possible. “When they graduate, FCS alumni enter careers with lasting impact on the lives of individuals, families, and communities, furthering the impact of the scholarship monies for generations to come,” said Dr. Heather Whaley, dean for the School of Business and Family and Consumer Sciences. Several scholarship donors and representatives attended the event, including: Ray Bible (Barbara Bible Scholars), Meredith Royston (Walter and Elizabeth Peugeot Memorial Scholarship) and Dr. Kitty Coffey (Kitty R. Coffey Endowed Scholarship). AWARDS The Braden Family and Consumer Sciences Award is given to a senior family and consumer sciences major who demonstrates scholastic achievement, participation in departmental and other college activities, and the presentation of a professional image.Harley Ramsey, of White Pine The Roberts Dietetics Award, presented to the outstanding graduate in dietetics, is based on scholastic achievement, professional participation and leadership potential.Abigail Wilson, of Clinton The Family and Consumer Sciences Alumni Award is presented to a senior who has shown the greatest growth in professionalism and development of leadership in family and consumer sciences during four years at Carson-Newman.Corena Reed, of Jefferson City The Family and Consumer Sciences Department Award is presented to a family and consumer sciences student of any class who has demonstrated outstanding service to the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.Brianna Watson, of Knoxville C-NAFCS Leadership Award is presented to the outstanding senior for leadership and service through the Carson-Newman Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. This year, the award was presented to an adjunct professor and C-N alumna.Cindy Campbell, of Johnson City SCHOLARSHIPS Barbara Bible ScholarsBrandy Lawson, of RogersvilleGena Lewis, of MaryvilleNoelle White, of Easley, SC Kitty R. Coffey Endowed ScholarshipJessica Soto, of Morristown Lida Pearl ConnatserHannah Carr, of Sevierville Frank & Jane HincheyKendra Brooks, of GoodlettsvilleLily Calhoun, of Warrensville, NCBrittany Cruz, of New Tazewell Steve F. HincheyAmanda Huggins, of Erwin Barbara Farmer HughesKatherine Rogers, of Caryville Masterson-CollinsMadison Hooper, of NewportTaylor Pritchett, of KnoxvilleMackenzie Robinette, of JonesboroughKatherine Rogers, of Caryville Barbara McDougalSavannah Foster, of Whitesburg Elizabeth S. PeugeotAbigail Beeler, of Knoxville Simms FoundationMackenzie Robinette, of Jonesborough Evelyn S. SimpsonMattie Johnson, of Morristown Orlena WagnerAngel Bowers, of Madisonville Ethel Reed WattersLeigha Mozingo, of Rocky Top SENIORS RECOGNIZED Caitlin Clark, of KnoxvilleAndrew Pickwell, of KingsportAbigail Wilson, of ClintonHarley Ramsey, of White PineEmily Morton, of MaryvilleMackenzie Thornton, of SeymourAnnastyn Knight, of FayettevilleCorena Reed, of Jefferson City Founded in 1851, Carson-Newman is a Christian liberal arts-based university affiliated with the Tennessee Baptist Convention. The University is located in Jefferson City, Tennessee, among the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains and celebrated a record 2,900 students in the fall. Carson-Newman offers 50 undergraduate majors, as well as associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.