Centre students awarded at annual Honors Convocation
May 9, 2013 By Elizabeth Trollinger
On Tuesday, May 7, Centre students were recognized for their hard work and dedication to the College in the annual convocation honoring student academic achievement.
Members of the Class of 2013 selected Ibrahim Jadoon ’13 and Mya Price ’13 as the featured speakers at this year’s convocation. Each spoke about their experiences as Centre students, the lessons they have learned here and what they will take away after graduation. To read Jadoon’s address, click here. To read Price’s address, click here.
After the speeches were given, the College presented students from all four class years with awards in a wide array of areas, including recognition for highest grade point average and best paper in an area of study to outstanding commitment to the community and exhibition of leadership qualities. Many of the awards are annually endowed by faculty, alumni and friends of Centre College.
The ceremony also included induction of new members into various honor societies. Among them, 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.
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Centre College, founded in 1819, is a nationally ranked liberal arts college in Danville, Ky. Centre hosted its second Vice Presidential Debate on 10.11.12, and remains the smallest college in the smallest town ever to host a general election debate. For more, click here.