Concord University Awards Academic Achievement at 62nd Annual Honors Banquet
ATHENS, W.Va. – Concord University’s 62nd Annual Honors Banquet was held the evening of Friday, April 21 in the ballroom of the Jean and Jerry L. Beasley Student Center. Cardinal Key and Blue Key Honor Societies hosted the event, which is sponsored by the University to honor students who have demonstrated academic excellence.
In addition to awards presented by departments and disciplines, honor societies recognized their graduating seniors at the banquet. Students graduating with university honors were also acknowledged.
The late Professor Emerita Mary Edna Beckett and President Emeritus Joseph Marsh, Jr. organized the first Honors Banquet in 1961, cosponsored since its inception by Cardinal Key and Blue Key Honor societies. The tradition continues as a way to celebrate the outstanding academic achievements of Concord University students.
Davis Roberson, an elementary education major, and Lauren Vaught, a secondary education major, received awards for Outstanding Teacher Education Majors from Dr. Andrea Campbell, chair of the Education Department and director of Teacher Education.
Annabelle Woods and Lauryn Avery were presented with the Outstanding Sociology Graduate of the Year, presented by Dr. Tracy Luff, professor of Sociology and Director of the Honors Program.
Business Scholars awards were presented by area of Emphasis: Trey Spence, Accounting; Stella Dunn, Finance; Ella Goodwin, Marketing; and Caitlyn Butler, Management.
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