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Cumberlands Student Morgan Preston Receives Award for Excellence in Middle School Education


Williamsburg, Ky – The University of the Cumberlands undergraduate department of Education recognized Morgan Preston () for excellence in Middle School Education during the annual Honors Day ceremonies on April 25th, 2011 in the O. Wayne Rollins Center.

Preston is receiving certification in both Social Studies and English, and as a member of the Dean’s list, has an overall GPA of 3.59.

She balances her schoolwork with active participation in the 5th Kentucky Infantry Auxiliary reenactments as well as work as a youth assistant in her church. Currently, she is vice president for Kappa Delta Pi and is a member of the Kentucky Education Association Student Program and UC’s Student Government Association.

The Education department also recognizes students excelling in elementary, secondary and special education.

Located in Williamsburg, KY, University of the Cumberlands is an institution of regional distinction, which currently offers four undergraduate degrees in more than 40 major fields of study; nine pre-professional programs; seven graduate degrees, including a doctorate and six master’s degrees; certifications in education; and online programs.