USFSP Honors Five King O’Neal Scholars

Jennifer Nesslar, USFSP Outstanding Student Award winner and King O'Neal Scholar.

Jennifer Nesslar

Five King O’Neal scholars and the Spring 2015 Outstanding Graduate award recipient were among the 504 graduates recognized during the USFSP Spring Commencement ceremony on May 3.

The King O’Neal Scholars were recognized for having maintained a GPA of 4.0 or higher. The award recipients were:

  • Carlos Agatep, Bachelor of Science in Marketing
  • Lena-Alyeska Huebner, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Zachary McNiece, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Jennifer Nesslar, Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Media Studies
  • Jessica Woods, Bachelor of Science in Education

Nesslar, a graduate of the USFSP Honors Program, also had been selected as the spring semester’s Outstanding Graduate award recipient. During her time at USFSP, she was involved with the campus student newspaper, The Crow’s Nest, as assistant news editor and most recently as editor-in-chief. She plans to pursue a career in journalism at a newspaper or online publication.