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Roth honored at University of the Cumberlands


Human Services Chair, Ms. Gina Bowlin, awards Stacy Roth the 2010 Human Services Award.

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. — Stacy Roth received the Human Services and Criminal Justice Department’s 2010 Human Services Award at the 51st annual Honors Day Convocation, on April 26, at University of the Cumberlands. She was named as a member of the national religion honor society, Theta Alpha Kappa, and in April of 2010 was inducted into the J.T. Vallandingham Scholastic Honor Society.

Roth was distinguished as a Hutton Scholar, an honor bestowed on graduating seniors who have contributed 200 or more volunteer hours to community service during their college careers. She was also recognized for High Honor at the University.

Roth graduated summa cum laude on May 8 with a Bachelor of Science degree in religion and human services. She is from Marietta, Ga.

Departmental awards are awarded based on a student’s academic achievement, service to the department and service to the University.

Theta Alpha Kappa is a national religion honor society which seeks to encourage excellence in research, teaching and publication, and the exchange of learning and thought among scholars.

The J.T. Vallandingham Scholastic Honor Society was established in 1961 to recognize outstanding academic achievement as a separate award from the Dean’s List. To be found eligible for membership in this society, a student must have a cumulative standing of 3.7 or better.

To achieve recognition for High Honor, a student must attain a minimum of 3.85 cumulative standing.