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KCVS Awards and Scholarships

Spring 2021 KCVS Awards Event

EKU Psychology Major and Veterans Studies Certificate student Jon Phillips (center) is presented with a 2021 Outstanding Senior Award by SGT Christopher Williams (left) and Dr. Travis Martin (right).


Students in Veterans Studies courses, pursuing the Minor or University-level Certificate, or participating in internships or co-operative learning through the Kentucky Center for Veterans Studies are eligible for the following awards:


Lorden Co-op Award

"For outstanding performance in an internship or cooperative learning environment"

Spring 2022 Winner
  • Hannah Woods
Spring 2021 Winner
  • Samuel Lewis

(The Lorden Award is sponsored by the Department of Psychology and is awarded in memory of the late Dr. Rosanne Lorden who was a professor in the department.)


KCVS Co-op Award

"For outstanding performance in an internship or cooperative learning environment"

Spring 2022 Winners
  • Abigail Mulkey
  • Allie Goodlett
Spring 2021 Winners
  • Lora Scott
  • Rachael Saltz
  • Jacob Brown

KCVS Leadership Award

"For the ability to motivate and lead others in service of a common cause"

Spring 2022 Winners
  • Raymond Causey
  • Samuel Lewis
  • Kalan Ingram
Spring 2021 Winners
  • Jatana Boggs
  • Madison Burton

KCVS Service Learning Award

"For strength of character and selfless service to the veterans and their families"

Spring 2022 Winners
  • Kalee Northern
  • Amanda Hansford
  • Victoria Class
Spring 2021 Winners
  • LaSheka F. Mason 
  • Chesna Stinnett
  • Joanna Marling

KCVS Scholarly Achievement Award

"For critical and creative thinking in the field of Veterans Studies"

Spring 2022 Winners
  • Margaret Stiffler
  • Miya Carmichael
  • Julia Hickey
  • Jessica Crisswell
  • Katherine Brock
Spring 2021 Winners
  • Lacy Justice
  • Samuel Aponte

KCVS Outstanding Senior Award

"For excellence in academic achievment"

Spring 2022 Winners
  • Gerald Artos
  • Leslie McCarty
  • Riley Weiter
  • Jaclynn Barnhart
  • Dewey Smith
  • Amanda Hansford
  • Christa Arrington
  • Amber Woolery
  • Allison Poynter
  • Joanna Marling
  • Alicia O'Bryan
Spring 2021 Winners
  • Christian Phillips
  • Nancy Arrowood
  • Jon Phillips
  • Bryanna Gwinn
  • Lorna Martin
  • Allison Poynter
  • Brittany Cobb
  • Jerry Yang
  • Donja Burchard
  • Jodie Powell

(Students are also recognized by the Department of Psychology, the academic home of the Veterans Studies program.)

KCVS Founders Award 

"For vision and dedication as a founding member of the Veterans Studies Alliance"

Spring 2021 Winners
  • Samuel Aponte 
  • Nancy Arrowood
  • Jatana Boggs
  • Jacob Brown
  • Madison Burton
  • Brittany Cobb
  • Samantha Hasty
  • Grace Hatten
  • Kalan Ingram
  • LaSheka F. Mason
  • Samuel Lewis
  • Taylor Love
  • Jasmine Little
  • Joanna Marling
  • Lorna Martin
  • Elizabeth Powell
  • Alyssa Renderos
  • Brittany Robertson
  • Rachel Saltz
  • Jamal Sayeed
  • Lora Scott
  • Matthew Smith
  • Margaret Stiffler
  • Chesna Stinnett
  • Kendra Watts
  • Keyana Williams
  • Kelly Yelton

(This award was given only one semester in recognition of those students who banded together to found the first-ever Veterans Studies student organization.)

Many of these awards are cash-bearing and are funded by generous donors who see the value in students going out into the world to make it a better place for veterans and their families. Want to contribute to their success? Consider making a donation to the KCVS Development Fund. 

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