Mississippi Teacher Corps

The University of Mississippi

Awards

Andrew P. Mullins Jr. Award
Awarded annually to a graduating MTC participant and selected by the graduating class.  The criteria for the award is the participant who best exemplifies the values and ideals of the Mississippi Teacher Corps.

2014 – Denver Wade
2013 – Aaron Heit
2012 – Bill Doar
2011 – Chris Curran
2010 – Aaron Johnson
2009 – Austin Walker
2008 – Jeremy Fiel
2007 – Jessica Wysopal
2006 – Joe Sweeney

Outstanding Academic Achievement
Awarded annually to a graduating MTC participant and determined by GPA and, as several students usually have a perfect 4.0, interviews with course instructors.

2014 – Camille Lesseig
2013 – Kristen Grauer-Gray
2012 – Quentin Sedlacek
2011 – Chris Curran
2010 – Jennifer Nelson
2009 – Danielle Hall
2008 – Jeremy Fiel
2007 – Tiffany Bartlett
2006 – Laura Manion

Class Speaker
Voted by the graduating MTC class.  Click on the link to watch the speech.

2014 – Jeremy Jewitt
2013 – Austin Huffman
2012 – Matthew Gioia and Blake Ware
2011 – Trevor Jensen
2010 – Parks Smith
2009 – Pete Nelson
2008 – Jon Zarandona
2007 – Jake Roth
2006 – Joel Harris

Outstanding Portfolio
Awarded annually to a graduating MTC participant.  Selected by the Curriculum and Instruction professor responsible for grading the MTC Portfolios.

2014 – Molly Heit
2013 – Ashley Soto
2012 – Catherine Gray
2011 – Sara Ruddock-Harris
2010 – Jennifer Nelson
2009 – Angela Doyle
2008 – Stephen Scriber
2007 – Lily Chang-Chien
2006 – Joel Harris
2005 – Lauren (Glas) Zarandona
2004 – Carol Young

Nancy H. Brown Fellow
Awarded to an outstanding Jackson-area MTC teacher.  Selected by the MTC Director(s).

2014 – Raven Scott
2013 – Anna Heinz
2011 – Cloyd Garth Jr.
2010 – Elise Patterson
2009 – Amani Floyd

Germain McConnell “Service to Mississippi” Award
Awarded annually to an MTC alumna or alumnus who stays in K-12 public education in Mississippi (as a teacher or administrator) for at least three years beyond his or her initial MTC service.  The award is selected by a committee comprised of the MTC Director(s), the MTC Program Manager, and a Curriculum and Instruction professor involved with the program.

2014 – Landon Pollard
2013 – Sean McClish
2012 – Danielle Hall
2011 – Lauren (Glas) Zarandona