Cumberland County Student Receives Award at University of Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE- Jennifer Floyd of Hope Mills received the Lorelle F. Martin Science Award at the annual awards event at University of Mount Olive.  Floyd is a junior biology major and chemistry minor.  Dr. Mickael Cariveau, assistant professor of biology, said, “Jennifer was chosen for this award because she exemplifies the characteristics that we expect out of our top Science majors and was a unanimous choice from the department.”
The Lorelle F. Martin Science Award is a scholarship given by University of Mount Olive in honor of Lorelle F. Martin, Professor Emerita, who taught science at University of Mount Olive from 1957—1987.  The award is given to an outstanding returning
science major who has demonstrated excellence in the biological sciences selected by the Department of Science and Mathematics.
University of Mount Olive is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values. The College, sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, has locations in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Goldsboro, Research Triangle Park, Washington and Jacksonville.  For more information, visit