Greene County Student Receives Award at the University of Mount Olive

Greene County Student Receives Award at the University of Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE – A Greene County student was recognized for her achievements at the University of Mount Olive’s Annual Awards Ceremony.

Kaylee Bell of Snow Hill received the Most Promising Recreation/Leisure Studies Underclassman. Bell is a sophomore recreation and leisure studies major.  This award is given to a sophomore or first year RLS major who demonstrates outstanding scholarship and service/leader- ship capabilities. The award is presented to a student recipient having completed at least 30 semester hours at the University of Mount Olive, and at least 12 semester hours of RLS course work, and having a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or better and a 3.0 GPA or better on all RLS course work. Service/leadership selection criteria includes: completion of RLS Field Training with grades of B or better; community activities related to the RLS profession; and membership in college, civic clubs, or other organizations.

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, and in Smithfield at Johnston Community College.  For more information, visit

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