Kornelius Hiebert Outstanding Student Merit Award
A cumulative grade-point average of 3.3 and demonstrated leadership on campus are among the criteria required for this honor and monetary scholarship.
Award recipients: Madison Gallagher and Wyatt Dickinson
Clarence R. Hiebert Excellence in Teaching Award
Given annually to the faculty member who best exemplifies the qualities of excellent teaching at Tabor College. These qualities include:
- A strong Christian commitment
- Record of excellence in teaching, as shown by peer and student reviews. The faculty member will have completed at least one three-year evaluation at Tabor College.
- Evidence of integrating faith and learning.
- Commitment to Tabor College as an institution, as shown in support of departments outside one’s own area.
Recipient: Mary Gill, assistant professor of Social Work
Awards are based solely on academic achievement, regardless of the field of study. Both resident and transfer students are eligible for this award. Among the criteria is a resident grade point average of 3.0,
Alyssa Abbott, Wyatt Bell, Olivia Brubacher, Kyli Burns, Anna Carpenter, Tiffany Culberson, Abigail Decker, Rachel Esch, Marah Franz, Hannah Funk, Madison Gallagher, Marissa Graf, Ashlynn Hamm, Tessa Isaac, Kendra Kroeker, Julianne Loewen, Stephanie Manuz, Oscar Moyano, Jessanna Nebel, Alison Nikkel, SammyJo Peterson, Katherine Reimer, Tyson Reimer, Tassanee Sanchez, Kara Schlotthauer, Lauren Schoeneberg, Arizona Schraeder, Shara Tanner, Allison Topham, Timothy Vinduska, Chloe Willems, Claire Wilson.
NAIA All-America Scholar Athletes
To be considered an NAIA Academic All-American, a student must meet these three criteria: (1) have achieved junior academic status; (2) have a 3.50 or higher cumulative GPA; and (3) transfers must have completed at least one full year of attendance at the nominating institution and freshmen must have completed two full years of attendance at the nominating institution.
Women’s basketball: Kyli Burns, Morgan Ediger, Taylor Mires, Kristyn Wedel.
Women’s soccer: Hannah Armand, Ruby-Anne Fines, Derian Garrison, Ashleigh Lara, Joy Ngeiyamu, Ally Simpson.
Men’s soccer: Lewis Furmenger, Cameron Martinez, Oscar Moyano.
Women’s track & field: Marah Franz, Aaliyah Manuz.
Men’s track & field: Wyatt Dickinson, Denton Rathke, Owen Wegner.
Women’s swimming & diving: Mariana Nassuno Alves, Michal Parris.
Men’s swimming & diving: Nick Bradley, Danny Smith.
Women’s cross country, track & field: Lindsay Crist, Emily Kemling, Julianne Loewen.
Men’s cross country, track & field: Caleb Gaede.
Women’s tennis: Tessa Isaac, Naima Mexsen Murra.
Men’s tennis: Angel Miguel Otondo.
Softball: Madison Byrd, Kyndal Kelley, Ariana Landeros, Arizona Schraeder, Shanae Strate.
Baseball: Brandon Garci Reagan McCloud, Dustin Rush, Darrick Watts.
Volleyball: Katie Frankenbery, Marissa Graf, Kendra Kroeker, Jessanna Nebel, Mikayla Peterson.
Volleyball & women’s track & field: Keeley Kroeker.
Football: Derrick Harper, Devonta Toles,
Education and Applied Arts Division Awards
Parker Findley, for outstanding skill and leadership in the classroom and in the field.
Cody Kroeker, for excellence in classroom engagement and dedication to the field of management.
Naima Mexsen Murra, for demonstrating a strong work ethic in the classroom and for dedication to success in the field of accounting and finance.
Oscar Moyano, for demonstrating a strong work ethic in the classroom and for dedication to success in the field of accounting and finance.
Michael Prichard, for excellence in classroom engagement and strong leadership skills.
Brittany VanKonynenburg, for excellence in digital marketing practices and strong leadership skills.
Marina Stutzman, Madison Gallagher
Ruby-Anne Fines, for academic success in Athletic Training and Exercise Science.
Ashlynn Hamm, for academic success in Athletic Training and Exercise Science; Shanae Strate, for academic success in Athletic Training and Exercise Science,
Tristen Leiszler, for academic success in Exercise Science, Stephanie Manuz, for academic success in Exercise Science;
Garrett Kurtzer, for academic success in the Health and Physical Education Teacher Education program
Lacey Randolph, for academic success in the Health and Physical Education Teacher Education program
Dustin Rush, for academic success in the Health and Physical Education Teacher Education program
Kansas Athletic Trainers’ Society
The following athletic training students have distinguished themselves through outstanding academic achievement:
Madison Eck, Honorable Mention All-Academic Honors
Shanae Strate, 2nd Team All-Academic Honors
Ruby-Anne Fines, 2nd Team All-Academic Honors
Ashlynn Hamm, 1st Team All-Academic Honors
Dr. Karol Hunt Sport Management Scholarship
Robert Watson Memorial Award
Humanities Division Awards
Bible, Religion & Philosophy:
Shandon Classen, for intellectual curiosity, high academic achievement, and campus leadership
Lauren Schoeneberg, for intellectual curiosity, high academic achievement and commitment to using her gifts for Jesus’ kingdom.
Communications, Language and Literature:
Reagan McCloud, for interest in and love for research, writing and oral presentation skills, service as a writing center tutor, and strong potential for success at the Washburn University School of Law.
Claire Wilson, for positive contributions to classroom discussion, consistent work as a writing center tutor and strong potential as a high school English instructor.
Tabor Bible Award:
Lauren Schoeneberg, the student who best demonstrates the qualities of research, creativity and clear communication in the inductive Bible study projects known as FORRMALs.
Natural, Mathematical, Social and Behavioral Sciences Division Awards
Julie Loewen, for excellence in academic scholarship, research, service to the department and admission to dental school
Caleb Gaede, for excellence in academic scholarship and service to the department
Ally Simpson, for excellence in academic scholarship
Alexis Olivares, for academic excellence and valued service to the department
Dallas Forno, for academic excellence and service to the department
Lindsay Crist, for academic excellence and service to the department
Danielle Armstrong, for service to the department
Annual Named Awards:
Outstanding Freshman Chemistry Student: Christopher Ruffino
Outstanding Research Project: Dallas Forno
Outstanding Oral Research Project: Julie Loewen
American Chemical Society Senior Award: Julie Loewen
William J. Johnson Scholarship: Jarod Cooper, Wyatt Dickinson
David B. Wiens Memorial Scholarship: Mason Fast
Freshman Biology Award: Joshua Gaede
Outstanding Environmental Biologist: Dhiraj Adhikari, Taytum Miller
Solomon L. Loewen Scholarship: Michal Parris
Richard Wall Memorial Scholarship: Derian Garrison, Ally Simpson, Wyatt Bell
Don C. and Frieda K. Peters Scholarship: Alyssa Matney
Jane Addams Award of Excellence: Tianna Frazell
Performing and Visual Arts Division Awards
Katherine Coleman, in recognition of contributions to TC Opera and Concert Choir, successful voice recital, and performing as a soloist for Messiah performances
David Dick, in recognition of four years of contributions to and leadership in Concert Choir
Rachel Esch, in recognition of contributions to and leadership in Concert Choir, and for exceptional teaching in the Music Preparatory School
Joshua Funk, in recognition of four years of contributions to and leadership in Concert Choir
Cody Kroeker, in recognition of contributions to and leadership in Concert Choir and Chamber Voices
Riley Loewen, in recognition of four years of contributions to and leadership in Concert Choir
Alison Nikkel, in recognition of four years of contributions to and leadership in Concert Choir
Maryn Robson, in recognition of contributions to the overall music department in choral, opera, instrumental and worship music, for successful piano recitals, and for exceptional teaching in the Music Preparatory School
Winter Waple, in recognition of contributions to TC Opera, Concert Choir and Chamber Voices, successful voice recital, and performing as a soloist for Messiah performances
Claire Wilson, in recognition of four years of contributions to and leadership in Concert Choir
Reed Wohlgemuth, in recognition of four years of contributions to and leadership in Concert Choir
Anna Fruechting, for successful direction of Dark Road
Madie Hill, for successful production of Dark Road
Megan Staats, for successful production of Dark Road
Grace Spencer, for exceptional service to and leadership within Tabor Theater
Victoria Boyd, Outstanding Performance Award for the role of Eliza in My Fair Lady
Cody Kroeker, in recognition of extended service to and leadership within Tabor Theater
Arian Moye, for exceptional work in costumes for My Fair Lady and The Jungle Book
Judah Isaac, in recognition of a spirit of service and contributions to production
Daria Griffis, in recognition of a spirit of service and desire to gain new skills
Janna Smith, for successful stage management of The Jungle Book
Josie Patterson, for successful stage management of My Fair Lady
Jan Tschichold Award for Typography: Marah Franz, or commitment to fine typographic form.
Paul Rand Award for Graphic Design: Chloe Willems, for producing an outstanding portfolio of graphic design.
Silver Pushpin Award: Nick Reiswig, for outstanding conceptual work and substantive contributions during critique.
Rembrandt Award for Painting: Riley Loewen, for diligent effort and outstanding work in the painting studio.
Käthe Kollwitz Award for Drawing: Kristyn Wedel, for diligent effort and outstanding work in the drawing studio.
Sister Corita Kent Award for Attitude and Effort: Brenna Peters, for consistent and diligent effort in the studio and for being supportive and generous with classmates.
Josef and Anni Albers Award for Most Promising Newcomers: Andy Kinser, Briana Niefert for exceptional commitment to developing your God-given talent.
Seymour Chwast Award for Illustration: Joshua Lauese, for skill in creating memorable imagery.
Herman and Louise Friesen Music Scholarship: Rachel Esch
Jonah C. Kliewer Choral Music Award: Kelsey Huxman