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Wofford holds Honors Convocation 2017

on Wednesday, 17 May 2017. Posted in News, Education, Local News

SPARTANBURG, SC (05/15/2017)-- Wofford College held its annual spring Honors Convocation on Tuesday, May 9. Receiving awards were:
 

Devon Victoria Wasche was awarded the W. Ray Leonard Award, the departmental award for biology,. W. Ray Leonard taught biology at Wofford from 1949 to 1993 and retired as chair of the department and William R. Kenan Professor of Biology. She is majoring in biology with a minor in chemistry. Wasche is from Florence, S.C. (29505).
 

Helen Elizabeth Lamm was awarded the departmental award for Chinese and the Heart of a Terrier Leadership Award. The "Heart of a Terrier" leadership award recognize those students who have made a positive difference on campus and excelled in scholarship, leadership and campus citizenship and service. She is majoring in Chinese with a minor in history. Lamm is from Florence, S.C. (29501).
 

Meghan Anne Curran was awarded the Wofford Student Diversity and Inclusion Award. The Wofford Diversity and Inclusion Awards are given to one Wofford student and one faculty or staff member for having raised awareness about diversity, equity and inclusion in order to promote greater understanding and appreciation within the Wofford community. She is majoring in French and intercultural studies with a concentration in Middle East and African studies. Curran is from Florence, S.C. (29505).
 

Thomas Boyd Richardson was awarded the "Heart of a Terrier" Leadership Award. The "Heart of a Terrier" leadership award recognize those students who have made a positive difference on campus and excelled in scholarship, leadership and campus citizenship and service. He is majoring in history with minors in Chinese studies and religion. Richardson is from Florence, S.C. (29501).
 

Wofford College, established in 1854, is a four-year, residential liberal arts college located in Spartanburg, S.C. It offers 26 major fields of study to a student body of 1,650 undergraduates. Nationally known for the strength of its academic program, outstanding faculty, study abroad participation and successful graduates, Wofford is home to one of the nation's 283 Phi Beta Kappa chapters. The college community enjoys Greek Life as well as 19 NCAA Division I athletics teams.

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