Columbus County Student Receives Award at the University of Mount Olive

Columbus County Student Receives Award at the University of Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE – A Columbus County resident was recognized for his achievements at the University of Mount Olive’s Annual Awards Ceremony.

Paul Young of Bolton received the Southern Bank and Trust Outstanding Agricultural Education Student of the Year. Young is a senior agriculture education major.  The Agriculture Education Outstanding Student of the Year Award is sponsored by Southern Bank and Trust. This award is presented to an outstanding  student having completed 60 semester hours and having demonstrated academic excellence, professional service, commitment to community and personal growth as determined by the Agriculture Education and Agribusiness Center faculty and staff.

The University of Mount Olive is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values. The University, sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, has locations in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Research Triangle Park, Washington, Jacksonville, in Smithfield at Johnston Community College, and online.  For more information, visit www.umo.edu.

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