By Janet Hrezo, Brevard Center Staff
The Brevard Center welcomed family members and special guests to our Convocation and Awards Ceremony on May 4th, 2012.
The program began with a “Reflection and Gratitude” from Emily A., first semester student, and welcoming from Joan Williamson, CIP Brevard’s Program Director, as well as Heather Greene, CIP Executive Director. Our Admission Ambassadors, Ross M. and Zach S., and Student Senate, Zach S., Dodge M. and Thomas S., were recognized.
The Brevard County Natural Resources Management Office was named the “Outstanding Internship Sponsor of the Year” and C. Stevens Psychological Associates was awarded “Outstanding Service by a Local Organization”. Congratulations to Ryan Therriault, Academic Coordinator, on being named “Staff of the Year”.
Peter S. received the “Career Excellence Award” and “Life Skills Excellence Award” while Zach Smuckler was honored with the “Academic Excellence Award” and the “Leadership Award”.
Ross M. was presented the “Executive Functioning Excellence Award” and received the “Upperclassman Outstanding Progress Award”. The “Recreational Excellence Award” and “Community Service Excellence Award” were given to Dave F., The “Wellness Excellence Award” went to Dodge Meadows and Thomas Schenck received the “Attendance Award”.
The “Creative Arts Award” went to the Drama Club which is composed of Dodge M., Ross M.,Thomas S., Zack S., and Peter S. Colin Z. received the “Multimedia Award”. Colin also received the “National Art Excellence Award” and Charlie Nielsen was recognized for his photography.
Rashid S. received the “First Year Outstanding Progress Award”. Dane S. was recognized with the “Social Thinking Excellence Award” and named “Student of the Year”.
Future Alumni were also recognized. They are: Taylor B., Peter C., Andrew M., Dodge M., Rick O., Dane S. and Peter S.
Congratulations to all the award winners and thanks to everyone for making this such a success!