Honors and Awards


College Newsletters from Previous Years

Fall 2016


Dean's Award Recipients


Year Recipients
2019 Claire Reid
2018 Susan Whitted Irby, Grace Marie Nix, Christina Marie Tygielski
2017 Rush Hendricks, Kyle Thibodeaux, Aimee Sawyer Beets
2016 Nadia Araiinejad / Dalton Newell
2015 Megan Josey / Melissa Payne / Nicholas Wheeler
2014 Kenna McDaniel / Darlene Williams
2013 Jessica Isacson / Megan Waite
2012 Sarah E. Deshotel
2011 Julie S. Brantley
2010 Katherine Lewis / Kalyn McNair
2009 Cari R. Hudson
2008 Rachel Fountain
2007 Kelly Crager / Chad Caswell / Mary Bounds
2005 Angela N. Gattis
2004 Crystal Gunn
2003 Adrian Call / Nicole Neve
2002 Kimberly Jones
2001 Amy Apker / April Rich
2000 Leigh Anne Alexander
1999 Monica J. Thompson
1998 Stephanie J. Beveridge
1997 Julie Marie Fleisher
1996 Alison Day Wallace
1995 Johnny Hightower
1994 Mistie Dunahoo
1993 Leslie K. Stevens
1992 Valerie Tingley
1991 Stasia Lynn Goodhart
1990 Dawn Fleming / Dianne Irby
1989 Michele F. Sizemore
1988 Roger D. Aubrey
1987 Stephen A. Gulsby / David Reid Oates
1986 Utahna Cherry
1985 Julia E. Guernsey
1984 Cena Harman
1983 Christine Merlen
1982 Ann Frost
1981 Nancy Stone


Annual Awards for "Clinical Instructor of the Year" and "Clinical Site of the Year"

Based on nominations by the graduating class each year, one clinical site and one clinical instructor are selected for this award each year.

Year Clinical Site Award Clinical Instructor Award
2017 Infirmary Health System Thomas Hospital,
Fairhope, AL
Will Mentzer, PT
Thomas Hosp, Fairhope AL
2016 Floyd Medical Center,
Rome, GA
Trella Boone, PT
Golden Living Center (Aegis), Foley AL
2015 Methodist Rehabilitation Center
Jackson, MS
Jackson Rawls, PT
Infirmary Health System, Mobile, AL
2014 Providence Hospital Outpatient Rehabilitation
Mobile, AL
Clark LeBlanc, PT, OCS
McLeod-Trahan-Sheffield Physical Therapy Services
Breaux Bridge, LA
2013   Mary Bounds Gregory, PT
  East Jefferson General Hospital
  Metairie, Louisiana
Paige Lusk Scoper, PT
  Little Hands Little Feet Therapy Services, LLC
  Destin, Florida
2012 Infirmary Health System-PRO Health Rehabilitation Center
Mobile, AL
Sheri Kovaleski, PT
USA Physical Therapy and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Center
Mobile, AL
2011 Mobile Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Mobile, AL
Erin Sullivan, PT, DPT
Infirmary Health System-Thomas Hospital
Fairhope, AL
2010 BRPT – Lake Rehabilitation
Denham Springs, LA
Ray Eubanks, PT
Infirmary Health System-PRO Health, Mobile, AL
2009 East Jefferson General Hospital Outpatient Rehab
Metairie, LA
Diane Pitts, PT, DPT, RN
Providence Hospital, Mobile, AL
2008 Thomas Hospital PT Department
Fairhope, AL
Tim Kaufmann, PhD, PT
Kauffman-Gamber Clinic, Lancaster, PA
2007 Children’s Hospital in
New Orleans, LA
Cheryl Thames, MSPT, DPT
Pediatric Physical Therapy LLC, Mobile, AL
2006 Encore Rehabilitation Inc. of
Susan LaRosa, PT & Heidi Cohan,PT
Memorial Hospital at Gulfport, MS
2005 Mississippi Baptist Hospital
Jackson, MS
Amy Beshel, PT
USA Sports Medicine Center, Mobile, AL
2004 Baptist Rehabilitation Hospital
Little Rock, AR
Sharon Young, PT
Mobile Spine and Rehabilitation, Mobile, AL


University Faculty Awards


Year Recipient Award
2013 Dr. Dennis Fell "50 Outstanding Faculty Members in 50 Years" Award
2002 Dr. Charles Gray University Excellence in Teaching Award
2001 Dr. Dennis Fell University Excellence in Teaching Award


College of Allied Health Faculty Awards


Year Recipient Award
2016 Dr. Laura White College Faculty Teaching Award
2016 Dr. Elisa Kennedy College Faculty Service Award
2014 Dr. Laura White College Faculty Service Award
2010 Dr. Jean Irion College Faculty Service Award
2007 Dr. Barry Dale College Faculty Teaching Award
2006 Dr. John Jefferson College Faculty Teaching Award
2006 Dr. Dennis Fell College Faculty Service Award
2005 Dr. Jim Wall College Faculty Research Award
2003 Dr. Charles Gray College Faculty Teaching Award


PT Alumni Inducted into the College Alumni Hall of Fame


Year Recipient
2017 Dr Jocelyn Mayfield
2015 Dr. Andrew C. Bennett
2012 Dr. Peter C. Panus
2010 Paige Plash
2006 Sidney Scarborough