Indiana State University has honored Katelynn Moats of Terre Haute with the Rankin Memorial Distinguished Senior Award in recognition of her contributions to the betterment of the university.
Moats is completing a bachelor’s degree in elementary education with minor concentrations in reading, English as a new language, Spanish, civic leadership and middle school mathematics.
During her time at Indiana State, she has been involved in Chi Omega fraternity; Sycamore Ambassadors, serving as president 2010-2012; served as an intern with the ISU Foundation; a student office assistant in the Bayh College of Education Dean’s Office; was a librarian with the Center for Mathematics Education; served in the Student Mathematics AfteR School Tutoring program; was student representative in the College of Education Congress; and was active in the Indiana State Educators Association; University Honors Program; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Sigma Alpha Lambda and Alpha Lambda Delta honor societies and the Dance Marathon for Riley Children's Hospital.
Her awards have included the President’s Award for Civic and Community Leadership; Butwin Family Endowed Scholarship; Thelma Mills Scholarship; Center for Math Education “Go Figure” Scholarship.
Moats is a graduate of Terre Haute South Vigo High School and is the daughter of Pam and John Moats.