Valentine Banor ’17 and Destiny Mbachu ’17 to address annual honors convo

Posted by Centre News in Academics, International Studies, News, Politics 01 May 2017

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honors speakersValentine (Val) Banor ’17 and Destiny Mbachu ’17 will be the keynote speakers at Centre College’s honors convocation on Tuesday, May 2 at 7 p.m. in Newlin Hall in the Norton Center for the Arts.

Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of the annual celebration of student achievements. The program will also include the announcement of major campus prize recipients, as well as the recipients of program prizes and inductees to academic honorary societies.

Banor, an international studies major from Boston, Massachusetts, is a Posse Scholar, a Centre Ambassador for the College’s admissions office and a library manager. He is a former treasurer of Phi Kappa Tau and a former member of Centre’s dance club, Moments in Motion. Following graduation, he will attend Carnegie Mellon University in an MBA entertainment business program.

Mbachu, a politics major from Louisville, Kentucky, is a member of Kappa Alpha Theta and the College’s Bonner Scholars Program. She is also a Centre Ambassador, a member of SPEAC, Sister 2 Sister, Student Advancement Board and the Diversity Student Union. Her post-Centre plans are pending, though she seeks a future in politics.

by Centre College News
May 1, 2017