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5 undergraduate students in Psychology were honored at the 2016 Chancellor’s Awards Ceremony on April 20, 2016 in Frank Porter Graham Student Union. Each undergraduate was the recipient of a 2016 Student Academic or Activity Award.

Lynn-Indora Edmond won the 2016 E. Eugene Jackson Award. The Jackson Award was established by the Class of 1989 in honor of E. Eugene Jackson, whose contributions to the University were a model of selfless services. IT is given annually to the member of the graduating class whose leadership and selfless dedication have strengthened class pride and University loyalty, enriched the lives of seniors, and made a significant contribution to the University.

Sandra Hoyt won the 2016 Patrick F. Earey Award. Established by the Department of Exercise and Sport Science, the Earey Award honors the late Patrick Earey, a distinguished member of its faculty. The Earey Award is given to a member of the graduating class who has exhibited outstanding academic achievement, extracurricular involvement, and leadership. The recipient is selected by a committee of faculty members and students from the Department.

Sierra Lyda won the 2016 James M. Johnston Distinguished Senior Award in the Undergraduate Program. The Johnston Distinguished Senior Award was established in 1975 to recognize the senior student who is most deserving of recognition for outstanding academic achievement and for leadership contributions to the University and the Johnston Awards Program. A monetary prize is given by the James M. Johnston Trustees.

Merrick Osbourne won the 2016 Edward Kidder Graham Award. The Graham Award, named for the 1914-18 UNC President, honors a graduating senior who has made the most outstanding contribution to the University through his/her work as a member of an officially recognized student organization. The recipient will have demonstrated consistent leadership, dedication, and innovation within the organization, contributed to the organization’s strength, vitality, and longevity, and assisted the organization in supporting the overall mission of the University.

Jared Scruggs won the 2016 Camões Prize in Portuguese. The Camões Prize is awarded annually to the outstanding undergraduate in Portuguese. This prize was established in 1975 with a grant from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon. The award consists of a certificate and a monetary prize.

Congratulations to Lynn-Indora, Sandra, Sierra, Merrick, and Jared!

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