Boy standing in the atrium wearing a backpack.The Department of English and Humanities annually recognizes distinguished and outstanding graduates, as well as students whose capstone project represents the most exemplary work within the department. These awards are presented during a ceremony held the evening before spring commencement.

2015-16

  • Distinguished Graduate (Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts): Shanna Harrison
  • Outstanding Graduate (Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts): Aubrey DeLammermore
  • Outstanding Capstone: Shanna Harrison, Aubrey DeLammermore, Michael Skidmore

2014-15

  • Distinguished Graduate (Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts): Abby Wraight
  • Outstanding Graduate (Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts): Aaron Lowther
  • Distinguished Capstone: Aaron Lowther, Bryan Riddle

2013-14

  • Distinguished Graduate (Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts): Kimberly Qualls
  • Outstanding Graduate (Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts): Holly Bates
  • Distinguished Capstone: Erika Carter, Kimberly Qualls

2012-13

  • Distinguished Graduate (Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts): Tonya Robinson
  • Outstanding Graduate (Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts): Brooke Martin
  • Distinguished Capstone: Melody Davis, Brooke Martin

2011-12

  • Distinguished Graduate (Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts): Jeanice Davis
  • Outstanding Graduate (Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts): Amanda Jasasra
  • Distinguished Capstone: Amy Hendrix, Jeanice Davis

2010-11

  • Distinguished Graduate (Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts): Valorie Vernon
  • Outstanding Graduate (Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts): Erika Rose
  • Distinguished Capstone: Rebekah Warren, Sean Mills

2009-10

  • Distinguished Graduate (Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts): Christine Conner
  • Outstanding Graduate (Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts): Zachary Stoycoff
  • Distinguished Capstone: Christopher Bolin, Jennifer Norman

2008-09

  • Distinguished Graduate (Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts): Tina Davis
  • Outstanding Graduate (Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts): Sarah Lovin
  • Outstanding Graduate (Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts): Amanda Boling
  • Distinguished Capstone: Rita Thomas, Tina Davis

2007-08

  • Distinguished Graduate (Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts): Leila Tennyson
  • Distinguished Graduate (Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts): Debbie Hendryx
  • Outstanding Graduate (Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts): Karma Campbell
  • Outstanding Graduate (Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts): Jamie Thompson
  • Distinguished Capstone: Amanda Boling, Joshua Ellard