The News Argus, April, 1982, Page 5 University Honors Students/Parents By Loretta Leak Parents of WSSU students will witness about 200 students receive honors for academic achievements during the university’s annual Parents’ Day/Honors Day program which will be held Sunday, April 18. Keynote speaker for this event will be Dr. Asa Spaulding, vice president for administration at Durham Life Broad casting and member of the UNC Board of Governors. Students who will be recognized at the Honors Day program have been enroll ed as full-time students at WSSU dur ing the fall semester, and have a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average. Students receiving departmen tal and major honors have exited general studies, and have been for mally admitted to their major depart ment. They have been enrolled at WSSU as full-time students at least two consecutive semesters, and have earned a minimum of 60 sememster hours in university work. Honorees have earned at least 18 semester hours of courses re quired in their major, with courses calculated in this grade point average yielding at least a 3-0 with no grade below a “C.” These students have been approved by the chairperson and members of their department. There will be only one honoree per major—the student with the highest average in his major. With the exception of freshmen, all class honorees have been enrolled at WSSU as full-time students at least two consecutive semesters. Freshmen have been enrolled at the university during the fall semester and have earned 12-29 semester hours. The three freshmen, five sophomores, seven juniors and nine seniors with the highest cumulative averages in their classes will be recognized. Sophomores have earn ed between 30-59 hours, juniors 60-89 hours and seniors have earned a minimum of 90 hours. There will be a presentation made for the excellence in teaching award. All other honorees will receive appropriate awards. Parents of honor students will receive special invitations with seating cards, and will sit in the guest section behind their sons and daughters. Dr. Haywood Wilson, vice chancellor for student affairs, said the program will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast. At 10:00, parents will meet with faculty and staff around the auditorium and Communications Building. Lunch will be served out doors at 11:30, lasting approximately two hours. At 2:00 p.m., the formal Honors Day program will be held. After the pro gram, parents will have a chance to tour the campus. “We are anticipating from 500 to 750 parents on this cam pus,” stated Wilson. “They will be treated to all kinds of exhibits at this time. It’s really a giant PTA meeting.” “It’s always a pleasure to work and prepare to recognize students for high academic achievements,” said Mrs. Maurice Johnson, director of the Enrichment Center and chairperson for this event. She said it not only gives the community an opportunity to see students recognized, but parents as well. lOOOQOOOOQQOOOOOOOOOQOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOMQQQMQMgMMmMMMMMMMMMMaMM Congratulations Honor Students OOOOOOQOOOOOOOQOOOllMQQPQMMQQMQQMMMMMMiiMMQQQOQQQOOOOOOOOQQQOOOOQOQOQQQtKitliijiQSiiMiMMM The Winner Of The Easter Bunny Raffle Is... O’Neill Dunn Brown Hall
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