DEGREE: M.A.in English (GPA 3.85). SPECIALTY:
Rhetoric and the Teaching of Writing.
HONORS: •Ellen Harcourt Scholar two years in a row.
Prestigious academic scholarship awarded by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishing Company.
•Teaching Assistantship (two years).
DEGREE: B.A. in English (GPA 3.78).
HONORS: •Mary Snyder Memorial Scholarship Award CSUN
Department of Education (for the candidate who shows
highest promise as a teacher of English).
• Elected to Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society.
•Summa Cum Laude graduate.
Transferred credits to CSUN.
HONORS: •Public Speaking Awards: Took part in numerous public
speaking tournaments and competed against some of the top
college speakers in the country. Contestants were judged
on both their speech writing and delivery skills.
Phi Rho Pi National Forensic Society Tournament: • National Gold Medal Winner in Persuasive Speaking
event. •National Silver Medal Winner in Oral Interpretation of Literature event.
California State Championships:
•Silver Medal Winner in Oral Interpretation of Literature.
Regional Tournaments and Campus Contests:
•Awarded other public speaking trophies at those events.
•Academic Award: Speech Department Student of the Year.