Awards / Honors

  • Religious Education Dissertation Grant (BYU), 2012, 2013
  • Hugh W. Nibley Fellowship (Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship), 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012
  • Howard W. Hunter Fellowship (CGU), 2010-2011
  • Platt Fellowship for Archaeological Excavation (American Schools of Oriental Research), 2010
  • Maurice and Lois Schwartz Fellowship for International Study (Department of Near Eastern Language and Civilization, UW), 2008
  • Valedictorian, David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies (BYU), 2007
  • Graduated Magna cum Laude (BYU), 2007
  • BYU Religious Education Student Symposium: – Award recipient and publication of “The Cross: A Journey of Meaning,” 2006, – 2nd place award and publication of “Repentance: From Disorder to Order,” 2005
  • Recipient of the BYU Office of  Research and Creative Activities grant for a mentor-guided analysis of Isaiah 57 (Mentor: Professor Donald Parry) and publication of preliminary findings in the  Journal of Undergraduate Research (BYU), 2005