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05-14-2007


Fouch Receives Gorman Jones Campus Leadership Award

 


WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. - University of the Cumberlands is proud to announce that Amanda Fouch, of Butler, is the recipient of the Gorman Jones Campus Leadership Award.

In order to receive this award, each candidate must exemplify leadership as defined in the following statement: “Leadership is the ability to plan, organize, motivate, and direct students toward goals consistent with the philosophy of University of the Cumberlands.”

Amanda has a double major in history and biology. She is an Academic Resource Center tutor, a teaching assistant in biology and has served as a resident assistant. She is a team leader in Appalachian Ministries and the college’s mentoring program. She is a Bible study leader in BCM, a Sunday school teacher at Main Street, and even plays piano in church when needed. She is also an active member of Mountain Outreach. She has participated in a number of mission trips that include Beach Reach, Habitat for Humanity and the Downing Clark Center, a home for troubled teen girls. Additionally, she is an active member is six college clubs and honor societies.

University of the Cumberlands, located in Williamsburg, Ky., is a private liberal arts college in its 118th year of operation. Cumberland offers four undergraduate degrees in 37 major fields of study, 30 minors and nine pre-professional programs.