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Henderson Honored with Cumberlands’ Public Health Award


WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. - Rebecca Henderson, the daughter of Lloyd and Peggy Henderson of Williamsburg, was awarded the 2006 Public Health Award during the Honors Day convocation service held April 24.

Henderson has a double major in public health and social work and recently has completed her public health internship at Jellico Community Hospital with commendations.

Academically, she is a Jim Taylor II scholarship recipient, a member of the Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities and has been on the dean’s list. Her campus activities include membership in the social work and health, movement and leisure studies’ clubs and the student government association.

Upon graduation she plans to pursue a master’s degree from the University of Kentucky.

University of the Cumberlands, located in Williamsburg, Kentucky, is a private liberal arts college in its 117th year of operation. Cumberlands offers four undergraduate degrees in 37 major fields of study, 30 minors and nine pre-professional programs, as well as online and accelerated, nontraditional programs for adults.