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Veterinary Students & Faculty Honored

April 12, 2007

Knoxville, TN-- Congratulations to the students and faculty members from The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine who received awards at the 2007 Chancellor’s Honors Banquet. The event is held each spring to recognize students, faculty, staff, and friends of the University of Tennessee for their extraordinary achievements.

Three members of the Class of 2007 were named top collegiate scholars.

Lisa Marie Grupka
Lisa Marie Grupka received the Collegiate Scholar Citation;
Tamera Lechner
Tamera Lechner received the Professional Promise Citation, and
Kristin Miller
Kristin Miller received the Professional Promise Citation.
Dr. Alfred Legendre
Dr. Alfred Legendre received The Macebearer award, the highest faculty honor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. It is symbolic of the faculty’s commitment of service to students, scholarship, and society.
http://chancellor.utk.edu/honorsbanquet/2007/macebearer.shtml
Dr. Seung Joon Baek
Dr. Seung Joon Baek. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pathobiology received the Professional Promise in Research and Creative Achievement Award.
http://chancellor.utk.edu/honorsbanquet/2007/promise-research.shtml
Dr. Joe Bartges
Dr. Joe Bartges, Professor, Dept. of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, received the National Alumni Association Outstanding Teacher Award. http://chancellor.utk.edu/honorsbanquet/2007/utnaa-teaching.shtml
Dr. Melissa Kennedy
Dr. Melissa Kennedy, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Comparative Medicine, received the Excellence in Teaching Award.
http://chancellor.utk.edu/honorsbanquet/2007/teaching-excellence.shtml
Dr. Dianne Mawby
Dr. Dianne Mawby, Clinical Associate Professor, Dept. of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, received the Excellence in Teaching Award.
http://chancellor.utk.edu/honorsbanquet/2007/teaching-excellence.shtml
Dr. Xuemin Xu
Dr. Xuemin Xu, Associate Professor, Dept. of Pathobiology, received the Research and Creative Achievement Award.

Sandra Harbison
Media Relations
UT College of Veterinary Medicine
865-974-7377


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