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Tammy King D’96 Wins 2019 Athena Award

Tammy King spoke after receiving the Athena Award

Tammy King, after being named recipient of the 2019 Athena Award for the Youngstown/Warren region (Courtesy of Tammy King)

Interim dean of the Bitonte College of Health and Human Services at Youngstown State University, Tammy King D’96 won the 2019 Athena Award for the Youngstown/Warren region.

The award recognizes women for their professional accomplishment and service.

Formerly the chair of YSU’s Department of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, King started the university’s first forensic science baccalaureate degree program and the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy, according to media reports.

Tammy King with family

Tammy King with, from left, her mother, Floda Callihan; her sister, Terri McMasters; and her husband, Raymond King