Chattanooga Student Recognized During Tusculum's Honors Convocation

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Student excellence in academics and service were recognized during Tusculum College’s annual Honors Convocation Thursday, April 28.

Megan Buczek of Chattanooga was presented two awards. Ms. Buczek received a Senior Honor Key Award in special education modified and comprehensive. Senior Honor Key Awards are presented to students who have earned a 3.25 grade point average or higher in their major, shown achievement and aptitude in the major and possess strong character.           

She was also the recipient of the Bonner Leaders Program Award. The honor recognizes a student within the student service organization who has exhibited exemplary long-term dedication to the six keys of the program – community building, civic engagement, diversity, international perspective, social justice and spiritual exploration.


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