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Honors Students

Several Honors Program students received a variety of recent honors and awards.

Junior history major Duncan Knox of Ozona was selected to intern in the Office of the Curator at the U.S. Supreme Court this summer in Washington, D.C. During his three-month internship, he worked in the Photography Division assisting in building a database of digital images as part of an ongoing effort to make photographs documenting events at the Supreme Court accessible to staff and researchers.

Junior English major Jenni deBie of Texarkana was one of a select group of U.S. undergraduate students chosen to participate in the New York University Writers in Florence program in Italy this summer. She spent a month studying poetry and generating her own work under the mentorship of award-winning poets at the historic Villa La Pietra in Florence.

May graduate Joshua Logsdon of Lometa was one of only 15 recipients nationwide of the 2014 Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Award by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in New York. He joined the 14 other recipients in New York in June for History Scholars Weekend.

Maxwell Kennady, a May graduate from Lenorah, was selected as one of only six 2014 Tisdale Fellows nationally by the Fund for American Studies for the Eben Tisdale Public Policy Fellowship. As a Tisdale Fellow, Kennady attended the Institute on Business and Government Affairs this summer at George Mason University in Washington, D.C.