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Graduating honors students (left to right): Tosha Owens, Sharon McCusker, Jeff Cook, and Jessica Sabiston, attended the Honors Program awards banquet in April.

AASU to Graduate Largest Class of Honors Students

Savannah, GA—Armstrong Atlantic State University will graduate the largest class of honors students in its history during a commencement ceremony on May 11. This year eight students have completed the Honors Program curriculum, which requires strong academic performance in the core classes, completion of an honors research project in the major, and a final grade point average at the level of cum laude or above. The Honors Program gives students the opportunity to take smaller and more innovative classes and to apply intellectual curiosity to independent projects and special classes within their majors. Current enrollment in the program is about 125.

The following honors students will be graduating from AASU:

Rebekah Bennetch
Magna Cum Laude in English

Jeff Cook
Magna Cum Laude in Biology

Lisa Lichniak
Magna Cum Laude in Spanish

Sharon McCusker
Magna Cum Laude in Art

Jessica McKeown
Cum Laude in Biology

Crystal McMichael
Magna Cum Laude in Biology

Tosha Owens
Summa Cum Laude in Theatre
Outstanding Honors Student Award

Jessica Sabiston
Summa Cum Laude in Radiologic Sciences
Silver "A" Award, AASU's highest award for academics and service to the university

A limited number of scholarships are available for qualilfied students who meet and maintain high standards of academic performance. For more information, contact Mark Finlay, director of the Honors Program, at 912.921.5642 or at finlayma@mail.armstrong.edu.



May 1, 2002

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