Monthly Archives: April 2018

Library Student Workers Recognized at Honors Convocation

Each year Wittenberg University honors outstanding students, faculty and staff at the annual Honors Convocation. This year the Honors Convocation was held on Friday, April 6, 2018, in Weaver Chapel. We are always pleased to find names of library student-employees who have received well-deserved recognition and it is my pleasure to recognize them now. I apologize if I missed your name and you were not included on the list. Please know it was not intentional.


Madeline K. Kreitzer
Alpha Lambda Delta

Allyson J. Masterson
Alpha Lambda Delta

Faith V. Meads
Kappa Delta Pi
Ivy Ring
Pick and Pen

Sierra N. Sandy
Presidential Scholar – Baird Tipson Scholarship
Mortar Board
Omicron Delta Kappa

Savannah M. Sullivan
Beta Beta Beta


J, Luke Durell
The Economics Prize
The Charles and Elsie Little Mathematics Fund
Seniors Earning University Honors
Phi Beta Kappa

Kayla M. Johnson
The David Hartman Award (Religion Department)

Valerie J. Richards
Kurt J. Fickert Award (Russian)
Award for Excellence in Russian and Central Eurasian Studies

Kidron B. Taylor
Alpha Lambda Delta

Deanna M. Volz
Epsilon Alpha Sigma

Kathryn G. Wetterstroem
Alpha Lambda Delta

Miranda M. Zielinski
Alpha Lambda Delta

Technical Services

Leah G. Hilley
Chi Alpha Sigma

Additionally, several Thomas Library student employees participated in “Liberal Arts in Action: A Celebration of Learning” on April 6, 2018.

Chelby Dye presented a poster entitled “Can Animals and Plants Adapt to Global Warming?”

Kayla Johnson was a participant on the panel, Perspectives on Sex and Religion where she presented a paper entitled “Religion and the Environment: Japan.”

Samantha Reynolds presented a poster titled “Running From Change: Refugees of Climate Change.”

Heddie Samuelson presented a poster entitled “Influence of Seasonal Sea Surface Temperature on Long-Term Spatial and Temporal Trends in Atlantic White Sided Dolphin (Lagenorhynchus Acutus) Sightings Near Jeffry’s Ledge, Gulf of Maine.”

Deanna Volz has artwork on display at the Senior Art Exhibition in Koch Hall.

In addition, Doug Lehman participated in “The Celebration of Learning,” chairing the panel, “American Perspectives, Perceptions and Myths.”

Again, congratulations on your accomplishments and honors. On behalf of Thomas Library I want to share with you that we are proud of you and are happy to have you working for us in the Library. For the seniors, I wish you the best of luck as you pursue the next step in your life’s journey. For the non-seniors we look forward to your return next academic year and your continued success in the classroom.

Best wishes!

Doug Lehman
Director, Thomas Library