Centre College students honored at annual Showcase
May 10, 2012 By Elizabeth Trollinger
place on Tuesday, May 1 in Newlin Hall. Above, Anne Evans ’12
and Jeff Kaplan ’12 were chosen by their peers to speak at the convocation.
Centre’s annual Showcase of student academic achievement took place on Tuesday, May 1, and students were honored for their hard work and dedication to the College.
Members of the Class of 2012 chose Anne Evans ’12 and Jeff Kaplan ’12 to speak at the convocation, and each representative delivered an address reminding his or her peers to embrace the memories made over the past four years at Centre. To read Evans’ address, click here. To read Kaplan’s address, click here.
The College presented awards in a wide array of areas to selected students from all four class years, from recognition for highest grade point average and best paper in a certain subject to outstanding commitment to the community and exhibition of leadership qualities. Many awards are endowed by faculty, alumni and friends of the College.
The Showcase also included announcements for new members various honor societies, including Phi Beta Kappa, a national honor society that celebrates excellence in the liberal arts and sciences and awards students at America’s leading colleges and universities for outstanding academic performance.
For a complete list of honors and awards bestowed at the Showcase, click here.
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Centre College, founded in 1819 and chosen to host its second Vice Presidential Debate in 2012, is ranked among the U.S. News top 50 national liberal arts colleges, at 42nd in the nation, and ranks 27th for best value among national liberal arts colleges. Forbes magazine ranks Centre 34th among all the nation’s colleges and universities and has named Centre in the top five among all institutions of higher education in the South for three years in a row. Centre is also ranked fourth in the nation by U.S. News for its study abroad program. For more, click here.