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Six Old Dominion University graduates Thursday were recognized as Outstanding Scholars for 2001-02.

Lien Thi Phan of Hampton, a graduating senior in biology and psychology with a 4.0 grade point average, was selected as Old Dominion's University Scholar.

The top graduates were presented trophies as recipients of the Alumni Association Outstanding Scholar Awards, given to the graduating seniors with the highest grade point averages from each college. University faculty members and administrators who most inspired the award recipients also were honored at the May 9 banquet.

The top scholars, their majors and grade point averages and their inspirational faculty members are:

Arts and Letters - Terri R. Provost of Virginia Beach, English, 4.0; Jeffrey Richards, professor of English.

Business and Public Administration - Deborah deSola Southerland of Virginia
Beach, information technology, 4.0; William Crouch, associate professor of decision sciences.

Education - Rodney A. McDaniel of Virginia Beach, occupational and technical studies, 3.96; Walter Deal, professor of occupational and technical studies.

Engineering and Technology - Jeen S. Clemitson of Klamath Falls, Ore., environmental engineering, 3.99; Gary Schafran, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering.

Health Sciences - Ashley K. Gunter of Suffolk, nursing, 3.98; Martha Nesselrode, professor of nursing.

Sciences - Lien Thi Phan of Hampton, biology, 4.0; Ralph W. Stephens III, associate professor of biology.

This article was posted on: May 9, 2002

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