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Career and Academic Advising

Scott Dehart

Department of Modern Languages
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Nominated by Dr. David Lee Garrison.

Exemplifying reliability, quality of work, initiative, professionalism, and uniqueness of contribution.

Scott DeHart is a sophomore pursing a degree in management with a minor in French. Scott works as a student assistant in the Department of Modern Languages. Conducting language placement tests, greeting visitors to the office, responding to numerous and various inquiries, and drafting correspondence are just a few of his duties in Modern Languages. The department values Scott’s creativity, initiative, and his ability to treat everyone with respect and courtesy.

Originally from Chillicothe, Ohio, Scott returns to his high school to promote the importance of taking foreign language classes. He is a 2005 graduate of Unioto High School. Scott’s career goal is to work for an international organization blending his skills and knowledge of management with the French language.

Award Winning Service

In excerpts from his nomination letter, Scott Dehart's supervisor Dr. David Lee Garrison describes how valuable and effective Scott is as a student assistant in the Department of Modern Languages:

"Scott is the most mature, polite, professional and dedicated student worker I have ever seen. He greets people, on the phone or in the office, in a way that makes them feel at ease; he listens to them and quickly ascertains what they need.

"Scott is incredibly creative. When things were slow in the office for a week or so one time, he invented a computer game to learn vocabulary words in a foreign language that our whole faculty uses.

"’Above and beyond the call of duty’ is Scott DeHart’s middle name. In addition to working in our office, he does things like go to our Majors and Minors Meetings to help us put out refreshments and clean off the tables when meetings are over.

"Scott averages 30 hours a week in our office and is active in many extracurricular activities, and yet his grades never suffer. He is majoring in management with a GPA of 3.93. Scott does everything well."

A reception, held on April 9, 2007, during National Student Employment Week, recognized Scott for his selection as Wright State’s Student Employee of the Year. Dr. Dan Abrahamowicz presented Scott with a Wright State University watch and a certificate recognizing Scott’s contribution to Wright State and the Department of Modern Languages. Scott also received a gift certificate from the office of Career Services recognizing his selection as the Student Employee of the Year.

Congratulations, Scott, for your dedication and efforts on behalf of the Modern Languages Department.