Here’s who earned BYU’s 2020 faculty and staff awards
PROVO, Utah — BYU President Kevin Worthen honored 47 faculty, staff and coaches for unique and outstanding service to the school during its University Conference on Monday.
“Each has demonstrated exceptional competency and sacrifice in their work. I honor each of them and express my personal appreciation to them.”
The complete list:
Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award
This award, BYU’s most prestigious faculty award, is provided through the generosity of the Karl G. Maeser Scholarship Society. The recipient must have demonstrated clear superiority in both scholarship and teaching.
Christopher E. Crowe, English.
Crowe is the author of six books for young adults, two of them about the murder of Emmett Till in 1955 that was a major motivation for the civil rights movement. His book “Mississippi Trial 1955” won the 2003 International Reading Association Award for Young Adult Novel.
Ben E. Lewis Management Award
This award recognizes an administrative employee for outstanding management abilities.
Elizabeth J. Norton, psychology
Fred A. Schwendiman Performance Award
This award recognizes a staff employee for exemplary contributions to the university through consistent and superior service.
Anna G. Bailey, English Language Center.
President’s Appreciation Award
This award recognizes staff and administrative personnel for exceptional service, creativity and competence.
Julie A. Hatchett, university relations.
Janet T. Heier, office of the president.
Randy D. Heward, physical facilities.
Shawna L. Martin, physical facilities.
Kathleen S. Rugg, research accounting.
Sharon A. Sechler, regulatory accounting.
Jaren S. Wilkey, university communications.
Karl G. Maeser Excellence in Teaching Award
This award honors faculty members for outstanding teaching accomplishments and is made possible by the generosity of the Karl G. Maeser Scholarship Society.
Bradley C. Bundy, chemical engineering..
C. Brock Kirwan, psychology.
Geralyn A. Giovannetti, music.
Karl G. Maeser Research and Creative Arts Award
This award honors faculty members for outstanding research and creative accomplishments and is made possible by the generosity of the Karl G. Maeser Scholarship Society.
E. James Nelson, civil and environmental engineering
Jenny H. Pulsipher, history
Samuel B. St. Clair, plant and wildlife sciences
Karl G. Maeser Professional Faculty Excellence Award
This award recognizes outstanding achievement in fulfilling professional faculty responsibilities and is made possible by the generosity of the Karl G. Maeser Scholarship Society.
Scott R. Burt, chemistry.
Nieves P. Knapp, Spanish and Portuguese.