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Trey Jarboe receives the Criminal Justice Award


Williamsburg, Ky. - University of the Cumberlands (UC) presented Trey Jarboe (Williamsburg, KY) with the Criminal Justice Award during the 54th annual Honors Day Program on Sunday, April 21st.

Jarboe was also named to the University’s High Honor Roll. Students recognized for this honor must attain a minimum of 3.85 cumulative grade point average standing.

Trey, the son of Mike Jarboe and Glenda Woods, is a double major in criminal justice and human services with a 3.97 GPA. While maintaining his high standard of academic excellence, he has also worked throughout his college career. He worked for his father at Jarboe Logging and NAPA Auto Parts and was employed at Kentucky Splash Water Park for three summers, one of them as a staff supervisor. He has also been employed as a substitute teacher by the Whitley County Board of Education.

Trey has also been active in his community. At the local level, he has served as an assistant with the youth program at Wofford Missionary Baptist Church. He volunteered as a baseball coach for Whitley County Middle School for two years and he was recently asked by a local therapist to do some mentoring with a youth in the juvenile justice system. He also served the international community through a 10 day mission trip to Haiti last summer.

Trey has been hired by the University of the Cumberlands as an academic advisor for the School of Lifelong Learning and plans to complete his Master’s in Justice Administration at UC following graduation.