In the Student Spotlight: Jan. 11, 2019

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  • Redshirt senior Kaylie Jorgenson was named to’s All-American Team. She is the second player in program history to receive All-American distinction. During her last season, Jorgenson earned Big Sky’s Co-Most Valuable Player, Big Sky Player of the Week honors for three weeks and All-Big Sky First Team and Big Sky All-Tournament honors. She is one of four Lumberjacks to record 500 digs in a season.
  • The NAU Society of Physics Students (SPS) chapter was recognized as the Distinguished Chapter for Zone 16 by the SPS national office. The students earned the award by participating in the Flagstaff Festival of Science, giving physics demonstrations for elementary schools and for organizing and hosting a zone meeting. SPS is a weekly club for students interested in physics; students do not have to be a physics or astronomy major to join. Members of the club go on trips, do outreach to the community and build demos.
  • Melissa Phelps was awarded an Academic Degree Training program grant that will fund her bachelor’s degree in parks and recreation management. The grant is funded by the Army to provide aid for members who are seeking a degree from an accredited university and are selected and approved through the Army’s competitive process.
Tallie Valverde