Athens State University held its annual Institutional Scholarship Award Reception on July 16th in the Sandridge Student Center Ballroom. 55 students attended with more than 100 friends and family members to celebrate these awards that totaled more than $180,000.
“These scholarship awards are highly sought after and competitive,” said Penny Roberts, Athens State Enrollment Advisor. “The students who were honored that night represent the hard work and dedication that all Athens State students exhibit. The fact that so many attended to cheer on their success speaks volumes.”
The scholarship awards included Academic, Presidential, Phi Theta Kappa, Student Based Awards, Student Leadership Awards and Student Newspaper Awards. There were 23 students honored from the College of Arts and Sciences, 15 from the College of Business, and 18 from College of Education.