Wake County Student Receives Award at University of Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE-  Two Wake County students were recognized for their achievements at University of Mount Olive’s Annual Awards Ceremony.
Candace Seagroves of Wendell, a senior criminal justice and criminology major, is married to Daniel Seagroves and is the daughter of Gary Scott Moore and Wanda Thornton Lambert.  Currently, Seagroves works as a paralegal at the Wake County law firm of Kirk, Kirk, Howell, Cutler & Thomas, L.L.P.  She will pursue her law degree this fall at the North Carolina Central University School of Law.  The Don Miller Award is given in memory of Detective Donald A. Miller, a Criminal Justice Department graduate and New Bern Police Department officer who gave his life in the line of duty. The award is given to the criminal justice student selected by the criminal justice faculty as showing the most promise in the field. Minimum of a 3.0 GPA, professionalism and leadership are the criteria.
Nikolette Lucas of Raleigh is a senior who is double majoring in mathematics and chemistry.  According to her math professor, Nikolette has a GPA of 3.639.  The Outstanding Student in Mathematics Award is given to an upper-class student who has excelled in Mathematics as determined by the Department of Mathematics.
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 www.moc.edu.