Georgia Southern University

Hall, Anderson take top student awards at annual Honors Day Convocation

Catherine Annette Hall and Zechariah David Anderson captured the top student awards at the Georgia Southern University 2008 Honors Day Convocation held at the Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, April 2.

A senior biology major from Douglasville, Ga., Hall received the Georgia Southern University Alumni Association Award.

A senior justice studies major from Swainsboro, Ga., Anderson received the University System Academic Recognition Award.

The Alumni Association Award is presented annually to the graduating senior or seniors who have applied for graduation, completed all course work in residence and attained the highest grade point average.

The University System Academic Recognition Award is presented annually to a Georgia resident at each system institution on the basis of outstanding academic achievement.

Anderson also received the Lee and Rebecca Davis Pre-Law Scholarship, the Richard J. Waugh Justice Studies Award, and the Excellent Scholarship Graduating Senior award, which is presented to all graduating seniors with a GPA of 3.9 or higher at Georgia Southern.

More than 200 Georgia Southern students were recognized during the Honors Day Convocation. Inductees into a number of honor societies were also recognized.

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