Congratulations Andrew Allee, an Honors College scholar (4.0 GPA) from Jefferson City, MO, will attend Howard University School of Medicine in Washington D.C. this summer as part of the prestigious Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP). SHPEP is a very competitive program and Andrew was selected among many students throughout the country. Aspiring health professionals are poised to be tomorrow's change leaders in helping build a Culture of Health in their communities and the nation. And to bring about meaningful change, health professionals must know how to learn and work together across disciplines. SHPEP exposes students to a range of health professions to help realize this vision. Celebrating Academic Excellence
Congratulations Aaron Lewis, an Honors College scholar (4.0 GPA) from Marietta GA, will attend the University of Pennsylvania (Ivy League) Veterinary Medicine Summer Program this year. Aaron was selected over several candidates throughout the country to participate in this selective summer program for aspiring veterinarians. UPenn Vet School has been ranked one of the top programs in the country. We are confident that Aaron will represent Lincoln University very well. Celebrating Academic Excellence.
Roslyn Stallings, a scholar in the Honors College received the Freshman of the Year Award from the Department of Education in Wellness. She is currently a freshman in the Honors College at Lincoln University. Roslyn is majoring in Wellness with an emphasis in Kinesiology and plans to go to graduate school and earn a degree in Athletic Training. With a certification in Peer Education, CPR/AED and First Aid, she has a heart for caring for others. In her free time, she participates in the Women's Resource Center and SOMA Student Organization activities. She loves to play sports and make her own natural beauty products to save money for school. She plans on earning a certification in Personal Training before graduating from Lincoln. With her degrees she aspires to help the community by bringing awareness to health issues and mentoring young ladies as they start their journey to womanhood. While helping the community, her plans for the future are to focus mainly on being a resource to young women in times of need. In the summer of 2016 Roslyn has accepted an offer to work under Michael Williams, a personal trainer in Orlando, Florida and spend time working in Indianapolis, Indiana under Michelle Brown, a Forensic Pathologist. Roslyn Stallings is a bright young woman ready to do whatever it takes to help and encourages others to succeed in life.
On April 14th, Cameron Forrest, a Creative Writing major, received two awards in her department. The first, for Outstanding Academic Performance, and the second was the Holman-Teabeau Blue Award. This specific award is given to an undergraduate in the first half of their English program that has exceptional promise within the field, as well as having a 3.2 GPA. Along with the awards in her department, she also received a Freshman Award for Academic Achievement, having finished her first semester with a 4.0. In addition, she received a certificate for their participation in the Honda Campus All Star Challenge. In more recent news, Cameron was inducted into the Omega Pi chapter of Sigma Tau Delta on April 26th, joining the ranks with other talented writers. When she isn't writing or hitting the books, she enjoys playing video games and eating ice cream with her friends.
Jefferson City, MO- Darius Spencer, a native of Memphis, Tennessee is one of several students from HBCUs who will be featured in an upcoming episode of the "Black College Quiz Show". The syndicated television series spotlights HBCU students from around the country demonstrating their knowledge of African American history. The weekly, half-hour series has featured over 50 HBCU schools since its inception and has awarded over $500,000 dollars in scholarships. "I'm a member of the Honors College Scholars program. Kevin Thomas, Program Manager of Lincoln's Living Learning Communities—Honors College, presented the opportunity to me," says Spencer. "He also assisted with the submission video that won my acceptance on the show."
The small Blue Tiger forward plans to graduate with a degree in Biology-Pre Med and apply for admissions to medical school. His goal is to become a physician specializing in sports medicine. "I have a genuine interest in the medical field, but I wanted to be on the basketball court, too. At an early age, my mother told me I could be a heart surgeon, so I found a career that merges my two passions together." Darius is scheduled to be featured on the "Black College Quiz Show on February 27 11:30 a.m. on Aspire and 6:00 a.m. on Bounce TV.
Mr. Spencer is an Honors College Scholar with a 4.0 GPA.