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Amy Roberts Earns Multiple Awards at Honors Day


Williamsburg, Ky. – On Monday, April 23rd, University of the Cumberlands (UC) student Amy Roberts (Winchester, KY) received the Excellence in Secondary Education and the American Association of French Outstanding (AATF) Award during the 53rd Honors Day Convocation held in the O. Wayne Rollins Center. Roberts was also recognized for High Honor for maintaining a grade point average above 3.85.

In addition to these awards, Amy was named to the J.T. Vallandingham Scholastic Honor Society. In order to be eligible for membership, a student must have completed at least 96 semester hours as a full-time student and have a 3.5 standing or better each semester. The student must have a cumulative standing of 3.7 or better. Students who have transferred to the University have a different set of rules depending on G.P.A. and number of hours taken at UC.

While at UC she has been active in Kappa Mu Epsilon Mathematics Honor Society, Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society, Pi Delta Phi French Honor Society, Math and Physics Club, Chamber Choir, Insights, and Mountain Outreach.

Amy has also been active in many missions’ trips throughout Kentucky and surrounding areas. In 2011, she was the recipient of the AT Siler Service Award.

Amy, the daughter of Russell and Christine Roberts, will graduate with a dual certification in both Mathematics 8-12 and French P-12.

Her immediate plan after graduation will be serving on a 10 week summer mission team. After that, Amy plans to teach high school math and French, and promote Christian leadership in her community.

Located in Williamsburg, Ky., University of the Cumberlands is an institution of regional distinction, which currently offers four undergraduate degrees in more than 40 major fields of study; nine pre-professional programs; seven graduate degrees, including a doctorate and six master’s degrees; certifications in education; and online programs.