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March 9, 2011 - Six students from Shorter University have been selected as national outstanding campus leaders according to the 2010-2011 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
Campus nominating committees and editors of the annual directory have included the names of these students based on their academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success. Outstanding students have been honored in the annual directory since it was first published in 1934.
Shorter University students receiving this honor from Georgia include:
Stephen Bourget Bearse Jr., senior accounting major from Dacula
As a student of Shorter University, Bearse is a 4-year football letterman and a member of the Sigma Beta Delta National Honor Society, the Alpha Chi National Honor Society, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and the Northwest Crescent Leadership Alliance. Bearse was an intern to the staff accountant at J. Michael Childress, CPA PC, and volunteered with Relay for Life to support the American Cancer Society. Bearse is the son of Stephen and Susan Bearse.
Sarah E. Boring, senior business administration major from Rome
At Shorter, Boring is a member of the Student Government Association, SIFE, the Alpha Chi National Honor Society where she serves as president, and the Sigma Beta Delta National Honor Society. Boring actively participates in campus and community-wide projects including Celebrate Shorter, volunteering at a local elementary school, collecting cans for the Campbell’s Let’s Can Hunger drive, and book drives to donate to children in local hospitals. Boring is the daughter of John and Valorie Boring.
Matthew McClain, senior sports management major from Buchanan
McClain is a baseball three-year letter winner, a recipient of the Troy Pacheco Memorial Scholarship, and a member of the Sigma Beta Delta National Honor Society. McClain volunteered with the Shorter baseball team for the Hawks Helping Humanity (H3) event, Rome Food Pantry drive, was actively involved in reading to children at Garden Lakes and West Elementary schools, assisted in baseball instructional camps at the Score International Baseball Mission Trip to the Dominican Republic and was a recipient of the NAIA Champions of Character Team Award with the Shorter baseball team. McClain is the son of Jeff McClain and Sharon Wright.
Munit Singh, senior biology major from Cartersville
Singh is a member of the Allied Health Science Club, the American Cancer Society, and is the vice president of Beta Beta Beta. Singh is a volunteer at Floyd Medical Center. She is the daughter of Ranjit Singh and Tribhawan Kaur.
Erica Davis, senior pre-med biology major from Douglasville
Davis is a member of Epsilon Sigma, a senator in SGA, the Historian for Tri-Beta and a member of the Allied Health Science Club and the American Chemical Society Science Club. She has been a varsity cheerleader at Shorter for two years as well as the treasurer for the Pan-Hellenic Council. Davis is a volunteer at the Food Pantry in Rome and the local woman’s shelter. She makes and donates blankets to local charities and has raised money for the American Heart Association. Davis is the daughter of Richard and Darlene Davis.
Shorter University students receiving this honor from North Carolina include:
Terri Sharnel Holmes, senior human services major from Wilmington
Holmes is a member of the Changing a Generation Church in Atlanta, Georgia where she is involved in the New Members and Parakletos Business Ministries. In 2010, Holmes volunteered in the Human Services Conference at Shorter’s Atlanta campus. This summer she will begin training to be a child advocate with CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate). Holmes is the daughter of Terry Gandy and Arthur and Brenda Brown.
Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christian University committed to excellence in education. Since 2003, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Shorter among the South’s best baccalaureate colleges. The University offers traditional bachelor’s degrees in 48 major areas as well as undergraduate degree programs for working adults, the Master of Business Administration, the Master of Arts in Leadership and the Master of Accountancy. Online courses and degree programs are also available. For more information, visit www.shorter.edu.
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