Outstanding Student Awards
Each year, the Department of Geography and Planning recognizes one undergraduate senior majoring in Geography, one undergraduate senior majoring in Planning, and one graduate student pursuing the M.A. in Geography for their outstanding accomplishments.
|Outstanding Geography Student||Outstanding Planning Student||Outstanding Graduate Student|
|2020||Jessica Mitchell||Chris Caudill||Alex O'Neill|
|2019||Tatiana Magee||Rhiannon Reed-Kelly||Timothy Kinlaw|
|2018||Rich Gibbs||Abie Bonevac||Lauren Andersen|
|2017||Evan Montpellier||Lauren Andersen||Christopher Ely|
|2016||Marty Little||Trevor Bowman||Joe Rudolph|
|2015||Robert Clark||Bryanna Sherman||Courtney Cooper|
Junior marshals, selected for having demonstrated academic excellence during their time at Appalachian, traditionally direct guests onsite during commencement, distribute programs, and assist candidates for graduation.
|Geography Representative||Planning Representative|
|2019||Jessica Mitchell||Alex Shmurak|
|2018||Stella Harden||Rhiannon Reed-Kelly|
|2017||Jennifer Kern||Jason Payne|
|2016||Evan Montpellier||Lauren Andersen|
|2015||Eric Burton||Marty Little|