Johnston County Students Receive Awards at The University of Mount Olive
MOUNT OLIVE – Two Johnston County students were recognized for their achievements at The University of Mount Olive’s Annual Awards Ceremony. Among those receiving awards were:
Holly Capps of Princeton received the Science Student of the Year Award and the The Lorelle F. Martin Science Award. Capps is a senior biology major. The Lorelle F. Martin Science Award is a scholarship given by Mount Olive College in honor of Lorelle F. Martin, Professor Emerita, who taught science at Mount Olive College 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.
Michael Felton of Kenly received the The Claude Hunter Moore History Award. Felton is a junior history major. The Claude Hunter Moore History Award is a scholarship in memory of Claude Hunter Moore (1916) – 1994) Professor Emeritus of History, who taught history at Mount Olive College from 1969—1981. The award is given to a returning history major selected by the history faculty as showing the most promise in the field.
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, Goldsboro, Research Triangle Park and Washington. For more information, visit www.moc.edu.