Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo College of Education recently recognized their 2016 Outstanding Alumnus Award honorees during a special dinner during recent homecoming celebrations.
The College of Education traditionally awards one alumnus in each area of study that are nominated by faculty and alumni. The 2016 College of Education Outstanding Award recipients are:
Wendy Avery, Elementary Education
Kim Bailey, School Counseling
Kim Brindley, Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Matt Bunt, Couples and Family Counseling
Andy Carpenter, Instructional Leadership, M.Ed.
Lee Ann Clark, Family and Consumer Sciences
Tim Cobb, Teacher Leadership
Amber Deline, Kineseology
Tonia Jones, Elementary Collaborative
Jake Parker, Secondary Education
Valerie Eubanks Tarn, Nutrition and Wellness
Anna Theros, Traditional Education
Dr. Michael Wilson, Instructional Leadership, Ed.S.
A special Lifetime Commitment to Education Award was given to Pat Scales, who also had a special collection of children’s literature dedicated during homecoming festivities. Scales is a 1966 UM graduate, a past President of the Association of Library Service for Children and has served as chair of the prestigious Newbery, Caldecott, and Wilder Award Committees.
About The University of Montevallo
The University of Montevallo seeks to be unique in higher education in Alabama, by providing students from throughout the state an affordable, geographically accessible, “small college” public higher educational experience of high quality. Settled within an atmosphere of national historic beauty and offering a tradition of innovative cultural expression, we seek to provide professional programs supported by a broad base of arts and sciences that are designed for intellectual and personal growth in the pursuit of meaningful employment and responsible, informed citizenship.