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Local students recognized at UWA Honors Day

Published 4:32pm Friday, March 21, 2014

The University of West Alabama recently recognized outstanding students for their academic achievements and leadership roles at the institution’s annual Honors Day.

Honorees and their guests were treated to a reception at the Bell Conference Center before the Honors Day Convocation in Bibb Graves Auditorium.

Elizabeth Allen of Faunsdale was inducted into Alpha Epsilon Delta and Phi Eta Sigma honor societies. The freshman nursing major is married to Curtis G. Allen.

Jessica Brock of Linden was inducted into Alpha Epsilon Delta, Cardinal Key, Omicron Delta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi honor societies and named Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Brock also received the A.J. Killebrew Scholarship Award in Mathematics. The junior mathematics major is the daughter of John and Paula Brock.

Nicole Davis of Demopolis was inducted into Beta Beta Beta honor society. The senior biology comprehensive major is the daughter of Mark Davis.

Warren Harris of Thomaston was inducted into Phi Kappa Phi and Upsilon Pi Epsilon honor societies. The senior computer information systems major is the son of Wayne and Bettie Harris.

Trey Pickett of Demopolis was inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa honor society and named Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. The senior accounting major is the son of Angela Carmier and Bobby Pickett.

Cecillyn Shields of Demopolis was recognized as a member of LEAD, Livingston Early Alumni Development. The sophomore chemistry major is the daughter of Jacqueline Raby.

Terry Taylor of Demopolis received a University Scholars Award from the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics for biology comprehensive. The biology comprehensive major is the son of Terrie and Berry Taylor.

In addition to recognizing student honorees, the University inducted four graduates, Dr. Anita F. Austin of Choctaw County, Ala., Dr. R.T. Floyd of Livingston, Ala., and Dr. Bobby Hathcock of Pell City, Ala., and Truel Hicks of Livingston, Ala., into the Society of the Golden Key. Induction into the Society is the highest honor bestowed upon a UWA graduate or professor.

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