Wake County Students Receive Awards at the University of Mount Olive

Wake County Students Receive Awards at the University of Mount Olive

MOUNT OLIVE – Two Wake County students were recognized for their achievements at the University of Mount Olive’s Annual Awards Ceremony.  Among those receiving awards were:

Julie Lefebvre Warzecho of Cary received the Nursing Student of the Year. The Nursing Student of the Year is awarded to a senior with a GPA of 3.8 or higher.  The student must exemplify an enthusiastic commitment and professional image, be a member of their professional nursing organization, and demonstrate evidence of the active pursuit of knowledge through their conscientious efforts in research and scholarly activities, and their creative, positive attitude toward learning and intellectual curiosity.  The student should promote the caring dimension of nursing through their interpersonal skills, sensitivity to others, collaboration efforts and flexibility.

Vincent Pocoroba of Raleigh received the Don Miller Award. Pocoroba is a senior criminal justice and criminology major.  This award is given in memory of Detective Donald A. Miller, a Criminal Justice Department graduate and New Bern police officer who gave his life in the line of duty. The award is given to the criminal justice student who best demonstrates academic prowess in the classroom and professionalism in the criminal justice field. The recipient is selected by the criminal justice student awards committee. The recipient must be a senior with a minimum 3.2 GPA in either the modular or online program format. The recipient should promote the University’s covenant and demonstrate quality leadership and intellectual maturity.

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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