Departmental Outstanding Student Award
Each department, using specified criteria for that department, selects an outstanding student each year to receive this special recognition.
Excellence in Reading
The Mary Lu Wiley Reading Award is presented to an outstanding elementary education student who has demonstrated high academic scholarship in all areas and specifically in the field of reading/language arts, qualities of personal and professional leadership, and dedication to the reading profession.
The Delta Kappa Gamma Award is presented annually to an outstanding senior who plans to enter teaching as a profession. Selection of the recipient is made by Delta Kappa Gamma, an honorary society of women in education.
The J. Hubert Boyd Memorial Scholarship is presented annually to full time students at ETBU intending to pursue a lifetime career as a teacher/educator. The award was established by his family in loving memory of Reverend Boyd.
The Delores Neally Spruell Award is presented annually to the senior elementary education major recommended to the faculty by the Department of Teacher Education as the student most likely to succeed as an elementary teacher. The award was established by Eugene Spruell to honor his wife, a 1961 elementary education graduate.
The Sara Jane Youree Award is presented to a young man in the Teacher Education Program. The recipient is selected by the Department of Teacher Education faculty.