Sampson County Students Receive Awards at Mount Olive College

MOUNT OLIVE- Several Sampson County students were recognized for their achievements at University of Mount Olive’s Annual Awards Ceremony.  Among those receiving awards were:

Alisha Woodall of Newton Grove received the Human Resources Management Student of the Year Award.  Woodall, a senior management and human resources major, is the daughter of Gary and Gloria Woodall.


Rachael Brown of Clinton received the Outstanding Recreation/Leisure Studies Major Award.  Brown, a senior RLS exercise science major is the daughter of Web and Sara Brown.


Richard Arlon Jones Jr. of Newton Grove received the Accounting Student of the Year Award.  Jones, a senior accounting major, is the son of Cindy and Richard Arlon Jones Sr.


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