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University honors FCS students

Among those recognized during the evening included recipients of the Masterson-Collins Scholarship, Left to right: Chandler Duckett, White Pine; Sarah Sharp, Lewis Center, Ohio; Lindsey McVey, Glade Spring, Virginia; Ashley Kay, Palos Heights, Illinois; Rachell Rowell, Talbott; Meranda Omerzu, Morristown.

(May 11, 2017) – Carson-Newman University held its annual Department of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Honors Banquet April 11 at Stokely Memorial Cafeteria. The Department honored 20 students with 13 different scholarships, some with multiple recipients, and presented seven students with six awards.

The Carson-Newman Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (C-NAFCS) presented the Distinguished Service Award to Inez Webb, posthumously, and Imogene Brewer in recognition of their financial contributions that named the second floor of Blye-Poteat Hall.

The Department hosted more than 100 guests including scholarship donors, university administration, faculty and staff, members of the Family and Consumer Sciences Advisory Board, and students and their families.

Donors and representatives included Ray and Barbara Bible (Barbara Bible Scholars), Linda Clark (Linda and Don Clark Scholarship), and Meredith Royston (Walter and Elizabeth S. Peugot Schoalrship).

The event included a trubute to Department Chair Dr. Kitty R. Coffey, who was presented the C-NAFCS Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her contributions to the profession of Family and Consumer Sciences and to the University.

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