Steffens honored at scholarship breakfast at East Carolina
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.