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Una Honors Students, Faculty Staff At Annual Awards Gala

Apr. 28, 2009

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

FLORENCE, Ala. - The University of North Alabama honored members of its student body, faculty and staff at its second annual Awards Gala the evening of April 27 at the Marriott Shoals Conference Center. Awards were presented to recognize members of the campus community for academic, leadership and service achievements.

Awards and award recipients included: The Lion's Cup - African Student Organization Outstanding Civic Leader of the Year - Breann C. Boughton Greek Man of the Year - Samuel C. Thigpen Greek Woman of the Year - Bethany L. Oliver Daniel R. Leasure Award - Zeta Tau Alpha Dean's Award for the College of Arts and Sciences - Emily Elizabeth Beavers Dean's Award for the College of Business - Macy M. Nobles Dean's Award for the College of Education - Candace K. Barnett Dean's Award for the College of Nursing and Allied Health - Jana Luanne Berry Hall of Fame Award - Derrick R. Chatman Hall of Fame Award - Matthew E. Mallard Hall of Fame Award - Deanna Powers Hall of Fame Award - Katherine A. Rolf Undergraduate Service Award - Leah Beth Downs Undergraduate Service Award - Judith O. Ezejimofor

About The University of North Alabama

The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering credential, certificate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs in the colleges of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering; Business and Technology; Education and Human Sciences; and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions. The first-choice University for more than 10,000 on-campus and online students, UNA is on a bucolic campus in Florence, Alabama, part of the historic and vibrant Shoals region. Lions Athletics, a renowned collegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I’s ASUN Conference. The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age, or national origin. For more: www.una.edu and www.una.edu/unaworks/