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MACAS Awards Ceremony to be held at AASU April 21

SAVANNAH, GA—An impressive 363 ethnic minority students will be honored during Armstrong Atlantic State University's third annual Minority Academic Achievement Scholars (MACAS) awards ceremony on April 21. Students will be recognized for having earned a grade point average of 3.0 or better during the 2001-02 academic year. The ceremony will begin at 7:00 P.M. in AASU's Fine Arts Auditorium. It is open to the public.

"MACAS recognizes honor students that have forged ahead to display their academic proficiency with pride," said Michael Snowden, director of minority affairs at AASU.

Developed as a forum to commemorate the academic success of its minority students, the MACAS program will present awards to students within three categories of achievement. This year thirty-seven students will receive the Academic Excellence Award (grade point average of 4.00); 130 students will receive the Academic Achievement Award (grade point average between 3.50 and 3.99 ); and 304 students will receive the Academic Honor Award (grade point average or 3.0 or better).

For further information about the awards program, contact AASU's student affairs at 927.5271.

April 11, 2002


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