In the Student Spotlight: Dec. 7, 2018

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  • The NAU Supplemental Instruction Program recognizes students each semester who demonstrate excellence and leadership. This semester, the Supplemental Instruction Excellence in Leadership Award went to Skylar Goodsell, Laura Soloman, Corey Cline, Kendahl Meerkreebs, Ryan Cox, Kali Swichtenberg, Melana Ferguson and Rebecca Ruiz. The Peer Excellence in Leadership Award was awarded to Amber Mills and Madison Lawhead.
  • Distance runner Tyler Day was named the first Big Sky Conference indoor men’s track athlete of the week. Day received this honor after coming in first in the 5000-meter finals at the Bobcat Preview in Bozeman, Montana. NAU took the top six spots at the event.
  • The NAU Forensics team competed against 39 colleges and universities in the Pacific Southwest Forensics Association Fall Championship, at Mt. San Antonio College in Los Angeles. Anthony Violissi and Konner Morris made it to the semifinal round of the Junior Parliamentary Debate, where they argued the topic “The U.S. government should establish term limits for Supreme Court Justices” and won a silver award. Morris also received fifth place out of 56 junior debate speakers. Violissi placed seventh in the Senior Communication Analysis, where he discussed the stonewall queer ghost hunters. Cameron Baird placed second in Novice After Dinner Speaking, where he discussed the concept of luck as a social and cultural phenomenon.
Cheyenne Jarrette