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05-02-2014


Deborah Hayley Wilkerson Recognized at UC’s 55th annual Honors Day

 


Williamsburg, Ky. – Deborah Hayley Wilkerson (Berea, Ky.) was honored with the Gorman Jones Scholarship and was named to the J.T. Vallandingham Honor Society as well as the High Honor list at the 55th Annual Honors Day held in the Gatliff Chapel at University of the Cumberlands (UC) April 27, 2014.

The Gorman Jones Scholarship is awarded to a deserving student that shows evidence of strong academic proficiency. It is named after former Cumberlands professor Gorman Jones, who labored from 1891 until 1936 in service of local youth and the college.

Wilkerson, a senior mathematics major, was also 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.

Wilkerson was also named to the University’s High Honor Roll. Students recognized for this honor must attain a minimum of 3.85 cumulative grade point average standing.

Located in Williamsburg, Ky., University of the Cumberlands is an institution of regional distinction, which currently offers four undergraduate degrees more than 40 major fields of study; ten pre-professional programs; ten graduate degrees distributed over eight areas, including two doctorates and seven master’s degrees; certifications in education; and online programs. For more information, visit www.ucumberlands.edu.

Article Provided by Lydia Huggins, Multimedia and Athletic Services Department Student Assistant