College of Education

The College of Education honors outstanding students, cooperating teachers


The Clemson University College of Education has recognized students, cooperating teachers and community partners across a variety of categories.

Student Teachers of the Year

  • Mary Whiteley – Early Childhood Education
  • Emily Biebesheimer – Elementary Education
  • Lauren Yoder – Secondary Education
  • Timothy Hartzog – Secondary Education
  • Hailley Burton – Special Education

Cooperating Teachers of the Year

  • Emily Simmons – Early Childhood Education
  • Leah Woodcock – Elementary Education
  • Linda Bell – Secondary Education
  • Livie Turner – Special Education

Teacher Residency Awards of Excellence

  • Teacher Resident of the Year – Emily Brinson
  • Mentor Teacher of the Year – Jennifer Eaton

Awards of Excellence

  • University Supervisor of the Year – Bill Hughes
  • Phi Kappa Phi Award – Lynn Geyer
  • Blue Key Award – Abigail Fleig
  • Williston Wightman Klugh Award – Genevieve Lundgren
  • Morris A. King Award – Lillie Budnick
  • Learn, Serve, Care Award – Mary Whiteley
  • Learn, Serve, Care Award – Emma Allen
  • John Richardson Award – Hailley Burton
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