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Awards Presented During BPC Honors Day Ceremony

BPC Honors Day

Dr. Tim Searcy presents Richard Anthony Purcell with the Dean’s Scholar Award. Purcell also received the Conrad-Shelby Achievement Award, Christian Studies Highest Academic Achievement Award, Religious Leadership Award, and Religious Service Award.

BPC Honors Day
Dr. Don Wallace presents the Communications Award for Highest Academic Achievement to Samuel Philip Haynes.
BPC Honors Day
Mrs. Sara Crowe presents Nathalie Herberger with the International Student Award for Highest Academic Achievement.
BPC Honors Day
SGA President David Dixon presents Jake Brumbelow with the Outstanding Staff Member Award.
BPC Honors Day

Dr. Thom Brucie presents the English Award for Highest Academic Achievement to Blake Newsome.

BPC Honors Day
SGA President David Dixon presents Athletic Director Sheila Simmons with the Outstanding Department/Division Award.  (Photos by Lauren Moye)

By Mandy Corbin

Marketing Coordinator

MOUNT VERNON—Many Brewton-Parker College students who have received high levels of success during their academic studies took center stage during the annual Honors Day ceremony April 30 in Saliba Chapel on the Mount Vernon Campus. Dr. Tim Searcy, vice president for academic services, presided over the ceremony.

Dr. Searcy recognized the largest group of recipients at this year’s ceremony, the Dean’s Scholars. These students were named to the Dean’s List for five of the last seven semesters. Honorees were: John Carr, Lynette Kay Hess, Courtney Howard, Ross Allen Jenkins, Richard Anthony Purcell, Laura Veale, Robert Joseph Lytten, and Lakeitha Consuelo Williams.

Dr. Searcy also presented the Conrad-Shelby Academic Achievement Award to Richard Anthony Purcell. This award is presented to the graduating senior with the highest GPA.

BPC Athletic Director Sheila Simmons presented the Athletic Award for highest academic achievement for a female student-athlete to Courtney Howard. Simmons presented the Athletic Award for a male student-athlete to John Carr. Simmons also presented two Champion of Character SSAC/NAIA Athletic Awards to one male and one female student-athlete. The awards went to Leonardo Pinto and Marissa Brown.

Robert Joseph Lytten was presented the Business Award for Highest Academic Achievement by Prof. Lynn Addison. Jonathan Cowart was presented the Business Award for Outstanding Achievement by Dr. Nichole Shepard.

Three awards for Christian Studies were presented to Richard Anthony Purcell by Dr. Jerry Ray. Purcell received the Highest Academic Achievement Award, Religious Leadership Award, and Religious Service Award.

Two awards were presented for Communications by Dr. Don Wallace. Samuel Philip Haynes received the Highest Academic Achievement Award. The Outstanding Achievement Award was presented to Ivan Torres.

The Outstanding Future Teacher Award was presented to Tiffany Baggs by Dr. Susan White.

Three awards were presented for English by Dr. Thom Brucie. Blake Newsome received the Highest Academic Achievement Award. The Sigma Tau Delta English Award was presented to Jerusha Yoder and Dana Price.

The History Award for Outstanding Achievement was presented by Dr. Ian Crowe to E’Quain Rhodes.

Mrs. Sara Crowe presented the International Student Award for Highest Academic Achievement to Nathalie Herberger.

Jonathan Cowart was presented with the Math Award for Highest Academic Achievement by Professor Forrest Rich.

E’Quain Rhodes was presented with the Political Science Award for Outstanding Achievement by Dr. Ron Melton.

Professor Vance Rhoades presented two Psychology Awards for Highest Academic Achievement. These awards went to Laura Veale and Lynette Kay Hess. Professor Rhoades also presented the Pi Gamma Mu Award to Laura Veale.

The Richard B. Russell Award, which is sponsored by the General Richard Montgomery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Colonists, was presented by Dr. Mary Waalkes to John Carr.

Dr. Paul Bond presented the Science Award for Highest Academic Achievement to Blake Conner.

Dr. Charlie Bass, vice president for student services, presented three Student Services Leadership Awards to Lauralee Price, E’Quain Rhodes, and Jonathan Brown.

The Brewton-Parker College Student Government Association presented three awards honoring a member of the faculty, a member of the staff, and an academic division within the college. SGA President David Dixon presented the Outstanding Faculty Member Award to Professor Vance Rhoades. Jake Brumbelow received the Outstanding Staff Member Award. The Outstanding Department/Division Award this year was presented to Athletics.

Graduation will be held on Saturday, May 11, at 10 a.m. in Saliba Chapel.

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Brewton-Parker College is the only accredited four-year Christian college south of Macon and north of Jacksonville, FL. The mission of Brewton-Parker College, a Georgia Baptist college, is to develop the whole student through the application of Biblically-centered truth to a liberal arts curriculum in a community of shared Christian values.

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The mission of Brewton-Parker College, a Georgia Baptist college, is to develop the whole student through the application of Biblically-centered truth to a liberal arts curriculum in a community of shared Christian values.
 
Brewton-Parker College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Brewton-Parker College.
 
Updated on: May 2, 2013 9:30 AM