St­ef­fens hon­ored at schol­ar­ship break­fast at East Carolina

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Hope St­ef­fens of La Plata was hon­ored by the East Carolina Alumni As­so­ci­a­tion at a schol­ar­ship break­fast re­cep­tion held April 30 at East Carolina Univer­sity. St­ef­fens was named 201617 re­cip­i­ent of the David ’75 & Gail En­glert Schol­ar­ship and will be awarded $2,000 by the alumni as­so­ci­a­tion. El­i­gi­ble stu­dents must be full-time un­der­grad­u­ates with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and a record of lead­er­ship and ser­vice on cam­pus and in the com­mu­nity. St­ef­fens is ma­jor­ing in theatre arts and his­tor y.

Swann earns All-ACC award at Univer­sity of the Cum­ber­lands

Kody Swann of New­berg was named Ap­palachian Ath­letic Con­fer­ence Sec­ond Team All-Con­fer­ence for the Pa­tri­ots men’s lacrosse team at Univer­sity of the Cum­ber­lands in Wil­liams­burg, Ky. Swann added two goals on the year while rack­ing up 51 ground­balls and three forced turnovers.

Stu­dents in­ducted into Phi Kappa Phi

The fol­low­ing lo­cal stu­dents were re­cently were ini­ti­ated into The Honor So­ci­ety of Phi Kappa Phi, the na­tion’s old­est and most se­lec­tive col­le­giate honor so­ci­ety for all aca­demic dis­ci­plines. Mem­ber­ship is by in­vi­ta­tion and re­quires nom­i­na­tion and ap­proval by a chap­ter. Only the top 10 per­cent of se­niors and 7.5 per­cent of ju­niors, hav­ing at least 72 se­mes­ter hours, are el­i­gi­ble for mem­ber­ship. Grad­u­ate stu­dents in the top 10 per­cent of the num­ber of can­di­dates for grad­u­ate de­grees may also qual­ify.

• Lindy Moore of Wal­dorf, ini­ti­ated at Univer­sity of West Ge­or­gia

• Hope St­ef­fens of La Plata, ini­ti­ated at East Carolina Univer­sity

• Ciara Wade of Wal­dorf, ini­ti­ated at North Carolina A&T State Univer­sity

King, Price rec­og­nized as Who’s Who among stu­dents

Samiya King of Bryans Road and Tyler Price of La Plata were in­ducted April 15 into the Who’s Who Among Stu­dents in Amer­i­can Uni­ver­si­ties & Col­leges, a na­tional hon­ors pro­gram. King and Price are stu­dents at Stevenson Univer­sity.

To be in­ducted to this pro­gram, stu­dents must be a ju­nior or se­nior, pos­sess an out­stand­ing grade point av­er­age, be an ac­tive mem­ber on cam­pus, and serve in the com­mu­nity. Stu­dents are nom­i­nated by fac­ulty and staff mem­bers.

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