On April 19 in the Macklanburg Playhouse, some notable Stephens employees received awards as part of the annual Honors Convocation.
Recipients ranged from Equestrian instructors to financial aid counselors.
Equestrian studies instructor, Sara Linde, was given the 2010 Distinguished Teacher of the Year award. This is the highest award given to a faculty member. It’s also based on student vote. Linde is an alumna of Stephens getting her bachelors in 2002 for equestrian business management.
Financial aid counselor, Greg Hutchinson, got the H.E. Wilkerson Award for outstanding service to admission. This award is given to a member of the staff who has specifically worked hard to support admissions at Stephens College. In addition to receiving this award, Hutchinson is to receive a M.Ed. in Counseling next weekend at Stephens.
Assistant professor of theatre got the Century Candle Award for outstanding contributions to student life. He is also an alum of Stephens.
Aside from the Honors Convocations awards Stephens College got news that Media and Film department chair, Kerri Yost, received the Heartland Feature Award at the Kansas City Film Fest. She submitted her documentary “Neither Here Nor There”. A film about Bosnian refugees in the United States.