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Teacher Education Department presents awards to graduates
06-4-14


Misericordia University recently recognized the academic accomplishments of graduating teacher education majors Auraleah Grega, Wapwallopen, Pa.; Kristen Iaconetti, Wharton, N.J.; Melissa Smith, Harding, Pa.; Gabriella Cerrone, Summit, N.J.; Kirsten Fisher, Middletown, N.Y.; Cassie Tirpak, Shavertown, Pa., and Sara Gravine, West Wyoming, Pa., at the annual Honors and Awards Ceremony in Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall on campus.

Grega was awarded the Dr. Louis Maganzin Award, which is presented to a student who has excelled in student teaching in a secondary education.
 
Iaconetti and Smith each received the Sister M. Noreen Mulherin, RSM Award which is given to students who have demonstrated excellence in the field of elementary education.
 
Cerrone and Fisher each were presented with the Sister Chrysostom Dougherty, RSM Award for demonstrating excellence in the field of special education.
 
The Joan Krause Award was presented to Tirpak. The award is given for outstanding academic achievement and excellence in pre-service teaching.
 
Gravine received the K. Monica Kruger Award, which is awarded to an outstanding adult learner in the Teacher Education Department.
 
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Misericordia University recognized the academic accomplishments of graduating teacher education majors, seated from left, Kirsten Fisher, Auraleah Grega, Melissa Smith and Cassie Tirpak; standing, Gabriella Cerrone, presenter Marianne Vitale, Ed.D., associate professor of teacher education; Kristen Iaconetti and Sara Gravine at the annual Honors and Awards Ceremony.