Top seniors earn Chancellor’s Medallions, Leadership Awards

Seventeen graduating seniors at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will be honored with Chancellor’s Medallions or University Leadership Awards during a recognition ceremony to be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, in the University Theatre.

Receiving December 2012 Chancellor’s Medallions on the eve of mid-year commencement — and thereby honored for sustained academic and community achievement over their UW-Green Bay careers — will be:

Carly Beranek, Mundelein, Ill., Human Development and Spanish, magna cum laude

Morgan Hill, Oshkosh, Human Biology

Wendy Huber, Monroe, Theatre, magna cum laude

Erica Kiela, Plymouth, Human Biology, summa cum laude

Jessica Lind, Greenville, Human Biology, magna cum laude

Brandon McMullen, Plymouth, Human Biology, cum laude

Kristie Walker, Bloomer, Human Development and Psychology, cum laude

Another 10 students will be honored with Fall 2012 University Leadership Awards, designed to recognize undergraduates who have contributed to the growth and development of a registered student organization or who have exhibited a commitment to community service, while remaining in good academic standing. Honorees are:

— Matthew Balson, Fond du Lac, Business Administration

— Christopher Crain, Clintonville, Human Biology

— Luanne Funmaker, Green Bay, First Nations Studies and Psychology

— Andrew Geiwitz, Green Bay, Communication

— Miranda Knudson, Bloomer, Communication

— Carla Martin, New Franken, Environmental Policy and Planning, summa cum laude

— Emily Ose, Wisconsin Rapids, Human Biology

— Andrea Patrick, Kenosha, Education, cum laude with distinction in the major

— Morgan Rikli, Sun Prairie, Human Biology, cum laude

— Staci Thompson, Appleton, Arts Management

The Office of Student Life sponsors the awards program. Following the Dec. 14  presentation ceremony at 6 p.m. in Theatre Hall , a reception will take place in the University Union Phoenix Room. Questions may be directed to 465-2720 or


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