HIGH POINT, N.C., April 26, 2010 ? Several High Point University students received awards and accolades during the annual Honors Day program and the University Awards ceremony, held at HPU on April 21.
The Honors Day program honored students who seek not only excellence in the classroom, but also on the athletic field and in positions of leadership across campus. Students who received awards are actively involved in Greek organizations, service organizations, intramural activities, special-interest groups, honor societies and more.
During the Student Life Awards ceremony, awards included the University Award for Leadership, presented to Daniel Short; the University Award for Achievement, presented to Jessica R. Cundiff; the University Award for Service, presented to Mary Beth Long; and the University Award for Citizenship, presented to Laura Eldridge.
During the Academic Awards Ceremony, recognition was given for students? academic achievement.
Students who received All University Honors include: Catherine Caudill, Tabitha Davis, Jordan Hayworth, Michael Nuckles and Meaghan Reaves.
Students who were inducted into the Order of the Lighted Lamp for 2010 include: Meighan Avalos, Jason Britt, Clinton Cooper, Joshua Fast, Eric Ferguson, Martha Flowers, Mary Long, Katherine Nelson, Jason Parr, David Perez, Sarah Sheffield, Daniel Short, Whitney Tarver and Matthew Wells.
The Order of the Lighted Lamp recognizes leadership abilities and excellent character as well as academic achievement.
At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with 3,700 undergraduate and graduate students from 50 countries and 44 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report No. 5 among comprehensive universities in the South and No. 1 in its category among up-and-coming schools. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 6 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” HPU was included in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” 2009 listings. The university offers 68 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate degree programs. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at http://www.highpoint.edu/ or on Twitter at http://twitter.com/highpointu.
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