honors presentation

May 10, 2012 (Jackson) - Belhaven University Annual Honors Convocation awarded some of the highest academic honors to the year top performing students on April 10.

Many academic awards were presented to students who not only achieved scholastic success, but also showed character, service and spiritual growth. Faculty presenters praised the accomplishments of students and proudly announced the honors award winners.

Congratulations to the following award recipients for 2012:

Freshman Art Major Award - Nicole Barkley

Art Spirit Award - Wesley Sumrall

Biblical Studies Award - Jane Armstrong

Biology Service Award - Rebekah Dearmin

Most Outstanding Biology Student Award - Isaiah Tolo

Achievement in Business Award - Adam Surkin

James W. Park Academic Excellence Award - Hannah Glover

Nehemiah Graduate Studies Award - Jody Chance

General Chemistry Award - Anselme Mucunguzi

Communications Internship and Academic Excellence Award - Nicole Williams

Dance Daniel Award - Aubry Myers

Education Servant Leader Award - Kimber Dear

Excellence in Education Award - Emily Schreck and Kimberly Weninger

Senior English Award - Aubry Myers

Elizabeth Spencer Creative Writing Award - Mary Mittwede

Political Science Award - Elliott Clark

Music Excellence Award - Jocelyn Zhu

Kingdom Transformation Music Award - Shellie Brown

Wynn Kenyon Award - Remington Vickers

Psychology Award - Jessica Polson

Social Services Award - Janelle Asher

Servant Leadership Award - Barbara Taylor

Athletic Studies Scholar Service Award - Ricky Howard

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science Award - Kayla Maldonado

The Mark A. Belcher Memorial Award - Lauren Zell

Theater Priscilla Award - Ginny Holladay

Theater Barnabas Award - Murphy Wilson

International Student of the Year Award - Aaron McLoughlin

HEADWAE Honoree - Jacob Rowan

Bess Caldwell Memorial Award - Bonnie McCoy

Belhaven stands among the select Christian colleges and universities that offer a unique general core curriculum encouraging the development of a personal worldview. The university believes a Christian worldview is a key to preparing men and women academically and spiritually to serve Christ Jesus in their careers, in human relationships, and in the world of ideas.

Founded in 1883, Belhaven University now serves over 3,000 students from campuses in Jackson, Memphis, Orlando, Houston, Chattanooga, Atlanta and online, offering traditional undergraduate degrees, graduate and adult degree programs, and online degree programs.