2022 Awards Ceremony - Payton Drefcinski
2022 Awards Ceremony - Ella Waldsberger
2022 Awards Ceremony - Kristen Hart

Student Accomplishments

Payton Drefcinski, B.S. in Sociology & Criminology, 2022

Payton Drefcinski of Mason, Ohio, has been awarded a fellowship worth $8,500 by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Drefcinski is one of 62 recipients nationwide to receive a Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship.

Drefcinski received a B.S. degree in Sociology & Criminology from Ball State University in 2022. As a Phi Kappa Phi Fellow, Drefcinski will pursue a master's degree in human development research and policy at New York University.


Recognition and Awards 2021-2022

Recognition of Academic Excellence

Juanita Taylor Scholarship

  • Ashley Craycraft
  • Alexa Shaw
  • Ella Waldspurger
  • Brooke Wilcox

Graduate Assistants

  • Rachel Kubicki
  • Ademola Olaniyan
  • Ayobami Olaniyan

Outstanding Seniors

  • Payton Drefcinski
  • Kristen Hart
  • Jordan Olson
  • Kelly Price
  • Dylan Stefanich

Outstanding Juniors

  • Ashley Craycraft
  • Alexis Pinnick
  • Alexa Shaw
  • Ella Waldspurger
  • Brooke Wilcox

Outstanding Sophomore

  • Megan Zavicar

Outstanding Freshmen

  • Sara Barnhizer
  • Isabella Capoun

Departmental Honors

  • Jasmynne Fowler
  • Dylan Stafanich
  • Jada Walls
  • Kate Winslow

Recognition of Internships and Service

Outstanding Intern

  • Mitchell Campbell, intern at Henry County Sheriff's Department

Outstanding Internship Agency

  • Muncie Police Department

Outstanding Internship Site Supervisor

  • Sgt. Landon Dean, Henry County Sheriff's Department

CSH Dean's Advisory Board 2021-2022

  • Kimberly Ingold

Recognition of Other Forms of Academic Excellence

Students off to Graduate/Law School

  • Thomas Wilkens (J.D. from Washington and Lee School of Law)
  • Savannah Skievaski (J.D. from IUPUI McKinney School of Law)
  • Janna Neyenhaus (J.D. from Northern Kentucky University Chase School of Law)
  • Alexandra Campbell (M.A. in Public Policy with a Concentration in Crime, Public Law, & Policy from American University)
  • Kimberly Ingold (M.A. in Criminal Justice & Criminology from Illinois State University)
  • Payton Drefcinski (M.A. in Human Development & Research Policy from New York University)

ROTC Awards

  • Sean Denscombe
  • Joseph Pelletier
  • Jensen Peppler
  • Grace Rochon
  • Ryan Singer
  • Riley Wert