Senior earns Top Paper Award from National Communication Association

Serenity Wiles, a senior communication studies major at Campbell University, was selected as a 2022 recipient of a Top Paper Award from the National Communication Association’s Lambda Pi Eta student organization. 

Wiles was recognized at the 2022 Southern States Communication Association Annual Convention in Greenville, South Carolina.

In Greenville, Wiles presented “Trapped and Small: An Autoethnographic Journey of Identity and Caring to Guardian Ad Litem.” in the category of Top Papers in the Undergraduate Honors Conference. Associate Professor J. Dean Farmer served as her mentor.

Lambda Pi Eta is the National Communication Association’s honor society for students at four-year institutions of higher education. The Lambda Pi Eta Top Paper Award recognizes the outstanding research of undergraduates at the regional level. The award is presented to the Lambda Pi Eta member with the highest ranked individually authored paper at the Theodore Clevenger Jr. Undergraduate Honors Conference.