On May 10th, Toccoa Falls College presented several faculty and staff members with various awards in recognition for their excellence and service to the college. One such award was the Vulcan Award for Teaching Excellence sponsored by the Vulcan Materials Company in recognition for quality and innovation in teaching.

This year’s award was presented to Dr. Brenna Vickers, Assistant Professor of Counseling. For the past five years Dr. Vickers has brought a unique blend of professional expertise and engaging pedagogy to the classroom. She has a well-earned reputation among students for high expectations and rigorous grading, much sought after as a professor and a valued mentor. As a licensed professional counselor in the state of Georgia, she brings practical experience to her classes while seeking to generate a greater sense of multicultural awareness. This is seen in her recent work, “Parental Influences and Behaviors that Support Children’s Call to Missionary Service.” She uses role play, equine therapy, and manipulatives for experiential learning. She also serves as the coordinator for the online Counseling Psychology degree at TFC.

Toccoa Falls College is proud to have Dr. Vickers as a member of its faculty.