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Anthony DeRocchis receives the Physics Award from UC


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

This award is based on GPA within the major followed by overall academic GPA. Anthony is majoring in Physics and Mathematics with a minor in Management Information Systems.

He was also named to the University’s Honor Roll. Students recognized for this honor must attain a minimum of 3.70 cumulative grade point average standing.

Anthony, the son of the late Susanne and Louis DeRocchis, is engaged to Robin Ratliff. He has been secretary and is now President of Sigma Pi Sigma (the Physics honor society) and is currently Secretary of the Math and Physics Club.

After graduation Tony plans to attend graduate school seeking a PhD in Astronomy. Then teach and do research at a smaller school.