McVay Named Punxsutawney Person of Purpose for October

Posted on 11/4/2015 3:47:19 PM

Lily McVay was named the October Punxsutawney Person of Purpose. The monthly award recognizes the student who is most actively involved in classroom participation and out-of-classroom opportunities. The recognition reinforces the critical value of passion, persistence, and purpose of achieving meaningful success.

Award recipients are chosen from faculty nominations and activity and event participation records.

McVay attended 10 cocurricular opportunities and completed her study labs across two weeks. She was nominated by Lynn Shelly and Theresa Ruffner as being among the most outstanding in their classrooms. She will receive a $100 award.

Honorable mentions go to Kierra Barrow, Taylor Jones, Stacey Leverette, Candice Proctor, and Tyra Wray.

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