Members of the honors day committee paid tribute to students that have achieved outstanding accomplishments in academics on Tuesday. Dr. Lawanna Gunn-Williams, honors day coordinator, said “It gives me great pleasure to host such an honorable event each year.””This program serves to show our students we care about academics and the accomplishments those students have made throughout their tenure at GSU,” Williams said.
Brittany Segura, a junior honor student, led the audience with inspiration by giving the meditation. Shantel Warey, a 4.0 honor student, served as mistress of ceremony. Professors for the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Education, the College of Professional Studies, and the College of Business presented awards to students with a cumulative ranging from a 3.0 to a 4.0. Several scholars were also inducted into various honor organizations such as the National Beta Society and Who’s Who Among American Students.
Interim president Frank G. Pogue was not only in attendance but ended the program with his closing remarks.
“This event, as well as, the Honor’s Day Convocation, has produced sheer success. I am so proud of our student body and the academic achievements that everyone has mastered. I encourage each student continue to strive for excellence and motivate your peers to follow the example you have set. Success is yours!” Pogue concluded.