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SIS Salutes 2012 Graduates

2012 UTK SIS Graduates

The SIS 2012 Hooding Ceremony took place on May 11 at the UT University Center celebrating the 86 SIS graduates for this year.  Twenty-seven graduates participated in the ceremony while friends and family looked on.  Cindy Hicks, harpist for the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra provided a beautiful music background for the event. 

The award winners recognized at the event this year are:

Student Awards
Best Paper Award: Lisa Christian
Best Technical Project: Rachel Gammons, Huaqing “Harrison” Pang, Jacob Price & Laurel Winter
Outstanding Service Award:   Rachel Gammons
Academic Achievement Award: Reid Boehm (campus) and Greg Stoner (DE)
SIS Outstanding Master’s Student Award: Rachel Gammons
Gary Purcell Award: Valerie Jopeck

Faculty Award
Bonnie Carroll & Roy Cooper Faculty Enrichment Award: Dr. Devendra Potnis

Alumni Awards
The Innovator’s Award: Jill Grogg
Distinguished Alumni Award: Beth Davis-Brown