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Johnson honored at University of the Cumberlands


Ms. Jane Carter, associate professor of business administration, presents the Business Administration Award of the Hutton School of Business to Bonnie Kieffer Johnson during the annual Honors Day Convocation.

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.—Bonnie Keiffer Johnson was honored during the 50th annual Honors Day Convocation at University of the Cumberlands, as the recipient of the Business Administration Award given by the Hutton School of Business. She was also recognized as being listed in Who’s Who among Students in American Universities and Colleges for 2009-2010; as a Student of High Honor; and she was inducted into the J. T. Vallandingham Scholastic Honor Society. She is also a member of Sigma Beta Delta National Honor Society, which is composed of juniors and seniors of the highest scholarship and moral character who are majors in the Hutton School of Business.

During Graduation ceremonies on May 9, Johnson, the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Dave Kieffer of Columbus, Ohio, and the wife of Douglas Johnson, received a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Business Administration. She earned the distinction of graduating summa cum laude, which requires a GPA of 3.95-4.0. Johnson is a U.S. Army veteran who served as a linguist during the Iraqi War.

The J. T. Vallandingham Scholastic Honor Society requires each member to have completed at least 96 semester hours as a full-time student and have a GPA of 3.5 or better each semester. Students must also have a cumulative standing of 3.7 or better. The society is named for John Thompson Vallandingham, who served Cumberlands for more than sixty years in a variety of positions, including dean of men and associate professor of mathematics.