Congratulations to the 2017 ExCEL Award Recipients

The College of Charleston recognized its most outstanding students, staff, faculty and alumni at this year’s ExCEL Awards.

More than 40 people were honored at the April 5, 2017 ceremony, which featured a Harlem Renaissance theme. The honorees included:

Outstanding Students of the Year

School of the Arts – Jennifer Asouzu
School of Business – Isaac Waters
School of Education, Health, and Human Performance – Meagan Dunham
School of Humanities and Social Sciences – Cora Webb
School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs – Bethany Blamphin
School of Professional Studies – Kristina Henriksen and Melinda Odenkirk
School of Sciences and Mathematics – William Blanchett
Honors College – Bravada Hill
Graduate School – Brandy C. Francis
Female Student Athlete of the Year – Breanna Bolden
Male Student Athlete of the Year – Joe Chealey
Outstanding Bonner Leader of the Year – Brooke Horton
Septima P. Clark – Undergraduate – Olivia Oliver
Septima P. Clark – Graduate – Hugh Pressley
Lucille S. Whipper – Aisha c. Gallion
Eugene C. Hunt (Graduating Senior- Minority Student) – Alexis Logan-Brown
Eugene C. Hunt (Rising Senior Minority Student) – Tyana Woodard
SCAMP Student of the Year – Hassam Solano-Morel

Outstanding Faculty of the Year
School of the Arts – Vivian Appler
School of Business- James Malm
School of Education, Health, and Human Performance – Bonnie Springer
School of Humanities and Social Sciences – Grace Hubel
School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs – Mari Crabtree
School of Sciences and Mathematics – Amy Rogers
Honor College – Bryan Ganaway

Outstanding Staff of the Year
Outstanding Staff Member of the Year – Barbara Green
The Unsung Champion Award – Cicely McCray
Excellence in Customer Service Award – Evan Berry

Other Award Categories
The Diversity Award- Michelle Mapp
Safe Zone Advocacy Award – Alexandra Rodriguez
The Eddie Ganaway Distinguished Alumni Award – Quentin Baxter
Demetria N. Clemons Distinguished Mentor Award – Ernest Brevard
The Good Neighbor Award – Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church
Administrator of the Year Award – (Tie) Trisha Folds-Bennett and Michael Haga

Special Presidential Award
College of Charleston Impact Award – Otto German

The Presidential Legacy Awards
The President Leo I. Higdon Outstanding Leadership Award – Jimmy Worthy
The President Alex Sanders Outstanding Public Service Award – Jerry McClary
The President Theodore Stern Visionary Award – Gregory Padgett
The President Harry Lightsey Humanitarian Award – Allen and Anne Lyndrup