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Peek Named University of the Cumberlands Honored Philosophy/Religion Graduate


WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. - Shane Peek, the son of Steven and Lisa Peek of Kings Mountain, was presented the Honored Philosophy/Religion Graduate award during University of the Cumberlands’ Honor’s Day service held April 23.

While at University of the Cumberlands, Peek has served as a resident assistant in Siler Hall, a tutor in the Academic Resource Center, a STAR, and a teaching assistant for the chemistry department. He has been an active member of the Philosophy Club, Beta Beta Beta Honor Society and the Alchemist Club.

Peek will be attending Michigan State University to pursue a master's degree in zoology. He will be part of an interdisciplinary program combining studies in ecology, evolutionary biology and animal behavior.

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.