Sampson County Student Receives Award at the University of Mount Olive

Sampson County Student Receives Award at the University of Mount Olive

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

Kayla Fisher of Roseboro received the The Louise Edgerton Teacher Education Student of the Year. Fisher is a senior K-6 education major and a member of the UMO cheerleading team.  This award is sponsored through the generosity of Dr. Thomas R. Morris in memory of his cousin, Louise Edgerton, to honor her 18 years of service as a trustee to the University and her 40 years as a public school teacher. The award is presented to a senior education major demonstrating academic excellence and showing promise as a prospective educator. The award recipient is selected by the Department of Education faculty.

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 www.umo.edu.

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