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Rogers honored at University of the Cumberlands


Jay Bourne, assistant professor of communications at University of the Cumberlands, presents the T. E. Mahan Memorial Award to Kelly Rogers.

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. — Kelly Rogers is the recipient of the 2009 T. E. Mahan Memorial Award, given during the 50th annual Honors Day convocation at University of the Cumberlands on April 27. The award is named for a trustee who served the school for many years, and each year the University presents it to a student who has demonstrated outstanding campus service.

Rogers, a junior psychology major with a math minor, is the son of Lynn and Richard Rogers of West Chester, Ohio. During his college career, he has been active in Kappa Mu Epsilon, the math and physics honor society, and vice president of Psi Chi, the psychology honor society. Rogers has a 3.7 GPA and has been a presidential scholarship recipient for 3 years. On campus, he has served as a volunteer in the academic resource center every semester he has been a student, and he has been a resident assistant and student life assistant. His future plans include graduate study, and he hopes to earn a doctoral degree in psychology and to teach at the college level.