New Hanover County Student Receives Award

MOUNT OLIVE – Jessica Yost of Wilmington received the MBA Student of the Year at the University of Mount Olive’s Annual Awards Ceremony.   Yost is a December 2014 MBA graduate.  The MBA Student of the Year honor is awarded to an MBA scholar who completed all course requirements with the University of Mount Olive and earned the highest grade-point average among all UMO: MBA students who met the graduation criteria during the prior calendar year (i.e., prior three graduations: fall, summer, and spring).

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