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Vernie Newman Award



Vernie NewmanEvery year, the Department of History honors a graduating senior history major with the Vernie Newman award, named for a long-time history faculty member.  While carrying no monetary stipend, the award highlights an outstanding student for his or her accomplishments in the history program at McMurry.  Awardees have gone on to successful careers in many different disciplines.

We are proud to publicize the names of the winners of this prestigious award:


 

1983

Robbie Malone
Fay Roussel

      2000

Paul Allan Cochran

1984

Lee Nell Whorton

  2001

Tanya Williams

1985

Jonathan Clay Randel

  2002

Erin Lenoir

1986

Nita J. Houlihan Keesee

  2003

Jimmie Lee Alldredge II

1987

Jennifer Hopkins

  2004

Jennifer Bartnesky

1988

Larry D. Coats

  2005

James Jarrett
April Stumpff
1989

Joel Shuler

  2006

Than Dossman

1990

Val Kastenbauer

  2007

Jewellee Kuenstler

1991

Joe Taylor

  2008

Chadd Arnold

1992

Stephanie D. Spacy

  2009

Erin Bodiford

1993

Thomas J. Hartley

  2010

Dustin Mance

1994

Tori Lenay Gouge

  2011

Olivia Olmsted

1995

Lara Marie Pope

  2012

Nicholas Bonds

1996

Linda Susan Tubbs

  2013

Kelli Porter

1997

William C. Wiegert II

  2014

Ashley Mayer

1998

 
Virginia Doggett
Amy Marie Wilson
  2015 Ashley Dandridge
1999
Linda West