Mecklenburg County Student Receives Award at Mount Olive College

MOUNT OLIVE- Tyler Jameson of Charlotte received the President’s Citizenship Award at University of Mount Olive’s Annual Awards Ceremony.  Jameson, a junior religion major, is the son of Chris and Lisa Jameson.

The President’s Citizenship Award, first awarded in 1972, is a scholarship sponsored by President Philip P. Kerstetter and Mrs. Mary Kerstetter. The award is presented to a returning student who has made the greatest contribution to the College during the academic year. The scholarship is payable on future educational expenses at University of Mount Olive. The recipient is chosen by a ballot of the student body.

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