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April 24, 2009
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Huntingdon College
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Students Win Teacher Education Awards at Huntingdon

Montgomery, Ala.—Huntingdon College honored three students in the Department of Teacher Education during its annual Honors and Awards Convocation April 20.

The Henry L. Bonner Award, honoring the former head of the Department of Education at Huntingdon, is awarded annually to the most outstanding senior in teacher education. The award was presented to Derrick Hurt, a senior elementary education major from Midway, Ala.

The Myrtle S. Bonner Award is given each year to the most outstanding senior in secondary education. This year’s award was given to Emily Hand of Jemison, Ala., a senior mathematics major with secondary teacher certification.

The Academic Excellence in Teacher Education Award was given to Lindsay Dennis, an elementary education major from Foley, Ala., who completed her degree requirements in December 2008.

Huntingdon College, grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of the United Methodist Church, is committed to nurturing growth in faith, wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world. Founded in 1854, Huntingdon is a coeducational liberal arts college. The College motto is “Enter to grow in wisdom; go forth to apply wisdom in service.”


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