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05-05-2011


Clint Creekmore Wins P.R. Jones Chemistry Award

 


Williamsburg, Ky. - On Monday April 25, University of the Cumberlands (UC) held their annual Honors Day Convocation. The program honors students, faculty, and staff for their achievements during the academic school year. One of the honored students was Clint Adam Creekmore (Williamsburg, KY) who was recognized with the P.R. Jones Chemistry Outstanding Senior Award.

Clint, the son of Russell and Mary Creekmore, was also named a student of High Honor while managing to maintain a 4.0 G.P.A. while double majoring in Chemistry and Biology with a minor in Math.

Clint is the President of the Gamma Sigma Epsilon National Chemistry Honor Society, a member of the National Freshman Honor Society, a member of Kappa Mu Epsilon, and was inducted into the J.T. Vallandingham Scholastic Honor Society. This is the highest honor a student can achieve at UC. To be eligible a student must have completed 96 semester hours as a full-time student and have a 3.5 standing or better each semester. The student must also have a cumulative standing of 3.7 or better. Transfer students have a different set of rules depending on G.P.A. and number of hours taken at UC.

In addition, Clint was also awarded the National Science Foundation- STEM Scholarship and the Ledford Research Award. He presented his research work at the American Chemical Society meeting in Puerto Rico.

Upon graduation, Clint will pursue his Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Samford University in Birmingham, AL.

Located in Williamsburg, KY, University of the Cumberlands is an institution of regional distinction, which currently offers four undergraduate degrees in more than 40 major fields of study; nine pre-professional programs; seven graduate degrees, including a doctorate and six master’s degrees; certifications in education; and online programs.