Wilson County Residents Receive Awards At Mount Olive College

MOUNT OLIVE – Five Craven County residents were recognized for their achievements at University of Mount Olive’s Annual Awards Ceremony. Among those receiving awards were:

Audrey Owens of Wilson received the Handy Mart Business Scholarship. Owens, a junior business administration accounting major, is the daughter of Janice and Gregg Owens.  The Handy Mart Business Scholarships are sponsored by E. J. and Judson Pope who select two rising juniors majoring in business administration who best exhibit excellence in academics, college, and community service, and civic responsibility. The scholarships are valued at $8,000 per year.

Carolyn Fedoriw of Wilson was named the Management and Organizational Student of the Year. Fedoriw is a senior majoring in business administration and minoring in human resource management.  She is married to Russell Paul Fedoriw.

Mark Webb of Wilson received the Charles B. and Margenette A. Hinnant Music Scholarship. Webb, who is currently a senior at Beddingfield High School, will enroll at University of Mount Olive in the fall.  The Charles B. and Margenette A. Hinnant Music Scholarship is given in memory of Charles B. and Margenette A. Hinnant.  Mr. Hinnant was a member of the University of Mount Olive Board of Trustees for many years.

Franklin Black of Sims was named Management Information Systems Outstanding Student of the Year. Black is a senior majoring in management of information systems.  He is married to Catherine Black.

Alyssa Cummings of Sims was named Undergraduate Alumni Association Student of the Year. Cummings, a senior visual communications major, is the daughter of Debbie and Charles Hancock. The University of Mount Olive Alumni Association presents the award to a student who is an active member of the Undergraduate Alumni Association, and who has shown the qualities of a potentially faithful MOC alumnus.  Cummings currently serves as President of the Undergraduate Alumni Association.

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, Jacksonville, Research Triangle Park and Washington. For more information, visit www.moc.edu.