Several Social Work Students Honored by Division of Continuing Studies

Four photos of students: Five adults and three kids outside. Text says: A celebration of Outstanding Adult StudentsThe Division of Continuing Studies recognized several social work students at their Outstanding Adult Student Award celebration in April. The event recognizes UW-Madison Returning Adult students “whose exceptional determination and perseverance have enabled them to pursue their academic work and to contribute to the community as demonstrated by their leadership and service.”

The event program includes profiles of awardees and their inspirational stories. Congratulations to our wonderful students!

The following social work students received Returning Adult Student Scholarships:

Emily Akins
Plato Scholarship, Returning Adult Student Scholarship & Stuart Daily Seeds of Learning Scholarship

Kelly Johnson
Cynthia Mccreary Holbrook Youmans University League Scholarship

Kristi Kimote
Plato Scholarship

Meg Mercy
Nancy W. Denney Memorial Scholarship, American Association of University Women – Monona/Madison Branch Scholarship, & Crankstart Reentry Scholarship

Ashley Mills
Returning Adult Student Scholarship, Alma Baron Second Chance for Women Scholarship, & University League Scholarship

Melady Vue
Returning Adult Student Scholarship, Joe Corry And Barbara Weston Corry Scholarship, & Stuart Daily Seeds of Learning Scholarship

Additionally, Kathy Kemnitz was a finalist for the 2022 Outstanding Undergraduate Returning Adult Student Award.