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05-05-2011


Cumberlands Student Amy Roberts Receives Award for Service to Campus and Community

 


Williamsburg, Ky. – University of the Cumberlands (UC) presented the A. T. Siler Memorial Service Award to Amy Roberts (Winchester, Ky) during the annual Honors Day ceremonies on April 25th, 2011 in the O. Wayne Rollins Center.

Amy Roberts is the daughter of Russell and Christine Roberts of Winchester, Ky.

Roberts is a mathematics major with a French minor. Among her many community service projects, Roberts served as a second year summer team member with the University’s Mountain Outreach team, supervising both adults and students in the completion of over 47 projects during a 10 week summer program.

In addition to her job as a gymnastics instructor, she works as a tutorial assistant in the Academic Resource Center, is a member of the Math and Physics club, Hearth Hall house council, and a member of the Chamber Choir.

According to one nominator, “The amazing thing about this young lady was her attitude. It was never bad, and she did everything with a smile and a compassionate tender heart. Her desire to assist people in whatever way she can is a contagious trait making her a natural leader.”

The A.T. Siler Award is awarded to a woman of the junior class who possesses the qualities which indicate the potential for outstanding contributions to her community as well as manifesting the best qualities of potential service to society. Each candidate must possess good academic standing and accords herself with the high moral standards of the University.