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05-18-2011


Cumberlands Honors Fifty-Five Hutton Scholars

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.-University of the Cumberlands recognized fifty-five graduating students as Hutton Scholars during commencement ceremonies on May 7, 2011.

The Hutton Leadership and Community Service Program is a four-phase program providing leadership training and community service opportunities for UC students.

The requirement for graduation includes the complete of the UC insights program during the first semester of enrollment, the successful completion of the leadership seminar, and a minimum of 40 hours of community service following the seminar.

Students participating in the optional fourth phase of community service, performing a minimum of 200 hours of community service, are then named Hutton Scholars.

The class of 2011 contributed a total of 26,080 hours of service to their communities. Fifty-five graduating seniors were designated Hutton Scholars.

The 2011 Hutton Scholars are:

Lora Blackburn, Andrew Brown, Jerelle Callihan, Mollie Creech, Clint Creekmore, Joseph Cupp, Linda DeBakey, Whitney Delk, Grant Doepel, Kyle Dotson, James Embree, Lola Embree, Lindsey Embry, Allison England, Stephanie Florence, Jared Forgety, Misty Gilliam, Travis Goodin, Kaitlin Gotch, Heather Grant, Amanda Hensley, Andrew Hill, Katelyn Johnson, Desrick Jones, Dustin Kohus, Curtis Lawson, Sarah Masters, Scott Mayer, Gregory McCalmon, Jacob Moak, Meredith Moses, Todd Olson, Joshua Ousley, Megan Parido, Morgan Preston, Tessie Rice, Jamie Roberts, Terry Robinson, Candice Rodgers, Shaun Rowe, Edward Ruppe, Kirby Sewell, Kate Sexton, Laura Silvers, Katie Smith, Jared Stafford, Jessica Staggs, Tieranee Sturdivant, Calep Surgener, Erin Talbott, Ryan Turner, Jacob Watson, Rebecca Worrall, Austin Yankey and Zachary Zivkovic.

The late Dr. Edward L. Hutton established himself in the business world and became known throughout the world for his exemplary leadership abilities. Dr. Hutton provided support for the leadership and community service program since its inception and was the most vocal cheerleader in UC’s efforts to provide practical training for students.

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; nine graduate degrees, including two doctorates, a specialist, and six master’s degrees; certifications in education; and online programs.