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Gavin Keulks, Honors Director

Professor, English Studies/Literature & Film

Email: keulksg@wou.edu & Phone: 503-838-8519

Address: Honors Office, APS 210, Western Oregon University, 345 N. Monmouth Ave., Monmouth, OR, 97361

Website: wou.edu/~keulksg/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gavinkeulks

Wolfie

Honors Program Specialist

Position Vacant Until Pandemic Recedes
Phone: 503-838-8519
Email: honors@wou.edu

Alumni

2020-Present Graduates

Information coming soon.

2010-Present Graduates

2016: Alyssa Adams | Kaylee Church | Vanna Dejeu | Leah Fechter | Anna Olivia Funk | Sarah Celia Funk | Molly Geranio | John Goldsmith | Shantell Guyton | Max Hebing | Jennifer Hight | Isaac Keister | Joshua Leisner | Rozina Lethe | Tyler McAfee | Emily Parker | Jared Petersen | Sarah Pettigrew | Mary Katie Rice | Courtney Richardson | Robin Roemer | Anny Sheie | Braden Shribbs | Katarina Smith | Nathan Tew | Ruby Tidwell | Stephanie Torrez | Natalie Wallace | Emily Walley

2015: David Avery | Mackenzie Brendle | Camarie Campfield | Melissa Cooley | Keelie Daquilanto | Kathryn Elliot | Aubrey Fear | J.J. Garcia | Mckenzie Johnston | Tristan Knope-Jenkins | Laura Killip | Meghan Link | Olevia McKay | Amanda McMasters | Reina Morgan | Carlee Nelson | Eli Zachary

2014: Zander Albertson | Sheridan Bailey | Mary Barlean | Carolee Buck | Haley Dickinson | Stephanie Eaton | Kayli Fisher | Jose Garcia | Kelsey Gray | Bethany Haight | Chloe Hansen | Jillian Johnson | Zachary Jones | Annelise Marshall | Alyssa Palmer | Olivia Read | Trevor Ross | Daniel Tew | Marissa Thompson | Bonnie Wells

2013: Macy Bothman | Rosie Brown | Carolee Buck | Allason Fewx | Merry Fuller | Tayleranne Gillespie | Kelsey Grey | Krista Harrington | Angela Haslam | Bailey Hough | Amy Keithley | Kristin Mahoney | Jenae Nelson | Emmy Olson | Jerielle Raibley | Heidi Ramp | Lisa Rogers | Trevor Roush | Alyssa Schmidt | Ariel Setniker | Mike Stevenson | Christopher Tasner | Steven Thompson | Sophia Wellons | Brian Walton | Heidi Wilson | Joceline Wynn

2012: Wendy Bryant | Diedra Cates | Bryan Danaher | Kady Hossner | Tabitha McAfee | Raymond (Christopher) McFetridge | David O’Rourke | Paige O’Rourke | Alysse Parker | Marina Sikora | Nancy Sorensen | Ermine Todd IV | Karin Traweek | Melissa Weiner

2011: Rebekah Beyer | Aaron Dull | Sierra Durfee | Crystal Hanson | Rachel Hermanson | Maria Hommes | Justin Karr | Joel Kobzeff | Nicole Miller | Michael Petrovich | Angelica Strickland

2010: Jenny Barnes | Danielle Buffington-Tebon | Tasha Burlison-Trump | Allison Glasscock | David Hawes | Lisa Martini | Hillary K. Mills | Kimber Saville | Stephanie Shields | Evan Sorce | Nicole Teague | Jaclyn Thompson | Samuel Thompson

2000-2009 Graduates 

2009: Dustin Byers | Rebecca Chadd | Ashley Kuehlwein | Betsy McDonald | Chelsey Miller | Annaka Wendt | Stephanie Woods | Lauren Zegers

2008: Tricia Brigham | Zachary Christopherson | Kynzie Dalton | Samantha Ann Hafner | Brian Halverson | Shane Hosea | Katherine Keetle | Melissa Ruth C. Scott | Joshua Nelsen Woods

2007: Mariko R. Chambers | Katy Bradley Conner | Nicole Juergensen | Danielle Kuehnel | Tyler Laughlin | Amanda Miles | Nicole Jesse Perry | Jennifer Rosales | Brian Smith | Laura Soules | Alaina Steiner

2006: Monica Fleener | Beth Marie Frohmader | Terry Manning | Daniel Ryan Van Winkle

2005: Holly Adelman | Ashley Neonta Bell | Amber R. Faw | Heidi L. Kimberling | Jessica K. Prante | Erin Shute

2004: Christina M. Healy | Stephanie R. Lewis De Ochoa | Kalah A. Paisley | Rebekah M. Regan

2003: Jill Bradley | Jana K. Brooks | Ardyth DeBruyn | Marika L. Schneider

2002: Roseanne Pascalette Caputi | Shelley Dietrick | Maren E. Greif | Laura M. Howard | Cheyenne Lemmon | Christina M. White

2001: Thomas W. Bahde | Celeste D. Barker | Brooke Gore | Shannon M. Harvey | Christopher J. Hodnefield | Michelle Kennedy | Kirk Lemmon 

2000: Ruth Ashton | Jessica Beach | Tori Fornaciari | Jennifer K. Gjesvold | Theresa A. Mecham | Angela Siecinski

1990-1999 Graduates

Elizabeth Cole | Stephen Day | Elaine M. Hart | Molly J. Judson French | Nicole Y. Meeuwsen | Noelle L. Pratt | Angela M. Quinby | Erin E. Sullivan 

Jaimie Suzan Bigelow | Michelle E. Bright | Erin K. Clinton | Carrie L. Davis | Chryste Lea | Crivella Frauendiener | Traci A. Hamer | Jane E. Hammill | Alicia J. Kleiman | Deborah F. Kropf | Danielle D. Myers | Jennifer L Paulsen | Stephanie D.B. Sherwood

Aimee Bruno | Holly M. Hatch | Erin McGladrey

Charles K. Bonville | Stacey Brennan | Nicole L. Hayes | Thomas R. Hoffman | Jana L. Mounts | Cynthia L. Ussing | Cindy Wrey 

Elona M. Olson | Kelly C. Schloer

Heather Boylan | Rachel L. Fox | Shannon M. Gates | Travis Giboney | Stacy Holloway | Thomas W. Hrabal | Dawn Lingenfelter | Wendy Sue Randolph Pankey | Evangeline Faith Pearson | Danielle Spinella | Jessica J. Wilkinson

Michael C. Curry | Leah Johnson | Paul H. Potter | Tracie Toman

Daniel S. Kay | Rachel Starck

Nicole A. Diederich | Corey Johnson

Julie Ann Biddle

Outstanding Graduating Senior Awards

Until 2019, when the gendered designations were retired, the Julia McCulloch-Smith and Delmer Dewey awards were WOU’s highest honors for graduating women and men, respectively. Starting in 2019 these awards were reclassified as the top-two WOU grads, irrespective of gender. Both recipients deliver formal speeches at WOU’s annual commencement ceremony.

2020-Present Award Recipients

  • 2021: N.J. Johnson 
  • 2021: Josh Salsbury
  • 2020: D-Dre Wright 

2011-2019 Award Recipients

  • 2019: BillyAnn Stempel
  • 2018: Sara A. Madden (JMS)
  • 2018: Carter Craig (DD)
  • 2017: Aleisha Douthitt (JMS)
  • 2016: John Goldsmith (DD)
  • 2015: Eli Zachary (DD)
  • 2013: Trevor Roush (DD)
  • 2012: Paige O’Rourke (JMS)
  • 2011: Justin Karr (DD)

2001-2010 Award Recipients 

  • 2010: Kimber Saville (JMS)
  • 2009: Rebecca Chadd (JMS)
  • 2007: Amanda Miles (JMS)
  • 2007: Nicole Perry (JMS)
  • 2006: Mary Steers (JMS)
  • 2006: Daniel Ryan Van Winkle (DD)
  • 2005: Heidi L. Kimberling (JMS)
  • 2003: Marika L. Schneider (JMS)
  • 2002: Maren Greif (JMS)

1991-2000 Award Recipients

  • 2000:  Jennifer Gjesvold (JMS)
  • 1991:  Nicole Diederich (JMS)

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Phone: (503) 838-8519
Email: honors@wou.edu

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