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Hacker Receives Award for Excellence in Education


WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. - University of the Cumberlands Department of Education annually honors students for their dedication in the classroom and their potential for success as an educator. Sarah Hacker, of Oneida, Tenn., was presented with the secondary education award during the Honor’s Day service held at Cumberlands on April 23.

Hacker will be certified in secondary mathematics. She has been youth director for The Anointed Church of the Living God and for Faith Chapel Ministries. She is a member of the Parent Teacher Organization at Oneida Elementary School. She has also received the Appalachian College Association and the National Science Foundation’s Noyce Scholarship and was recently inducted into the Kappa Mu Epsilon Mathematics Honor Society.

Hacker is married to Randy Hacker and is the mother of Toby, Zachary and Gabriel.

University of the Cumberlands, located in Williamsburg, Kentucky, is a private liberal arts college in its 118th 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.