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05-07-2012


Amy Roberts Receives Outstanding Female Graduate Award from UC

 


Williamsburg, Ky. – On Saturday, May 5th, University of the Cumberlands (UC) presented the H.N. and Frances Berger Outstanding Female Graduate Award to Amy Roberts (Winchester, Ky.) during the annual commencement ceremony.

While at UC, Amy has maintained a 3.97 GPA and is a member of the J. T. Vallandingham Scholastic Honor Society. She has served as the chapter president of Kappa Mu Epsilon Mathematics Honor Society and teaches dance at a local dance center while singing in the University Chamber Choir.

In 2011 Amy received the A. T. Siler Award for Service to Campus and Community because of her work as a tutor at the Academic Resource Center and her involvement with Mountain Outreach. Since the end of her freshman year Amy has served as a Mountain Outreach volunteer. A real master at construction, last summer and this summer Amy has been named student co-coordinator, supervising both adults and students in the construction work. By summer’s end Amy will leave a legacy of helping to build 12 homes, constructing over 20 wheelchair ramps, and assisting with over 100 other volunteer projects.

Amy, the daughter of Russell and Christine Roberts, received her Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in mathematics and French as well as a secondary education certification.

Each year during commencement, University of the Cumberlands honors the most outstanding male and female members of the graduating class with the H. N. and Frances Berger Awards. The awards are presented to those students who have exhibited sound academic achievement combined with superior leadership and service to the college community and the larger community as a whole.

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.