Greensboro College Names Timothy Samuel Crowell Its Top Graduating Traditional Student

May 30, 2020 11:14 am
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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Greensboro College has awarded the Harold H. Hutson Award, presented annually to the outstanding graduating traditional senior, to Timothy Samuel Crowell of Pinnacle, N.C.

Crowell, who received his B.A. in psychology and in English & Communication Studies summa cum laude (with highest honors) today, plans to pursue a master’s degree and ultimately a doctorate in counseling psychology, said Paul Leslie, senior vice president and chief academic officer, in citing Crowell for the award.

Crowell was cited for being a member of four academic honor societies and serving as one of the college’s first supplemental instructional leaders.

He also has been a member of the Chapel Band, the college’s chapter of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, the Pride of the Pride club, the Social Justice Club, and a member of both the administration and writing staffs of The Collegian, the student newspaper, and The Lyre, the college’s literary magazine.

The Hutson Award, named after the college’s 11th president, the Rev. Dr. Harold H. Hutson, who served from 1952 to 1964, recognizes a student selected by the faculty who:

  • Has developed a sense of direction.
  • Has a high degree of confidence to be used in approaching his or her career objectives.
  • Has a sense of values in that he or she can take each new experience and judge it in terms of things he or she feels important.
  • Has a sense of scholarship, working not for grades alone but for the satisfaction of scholarly accomplishment
  • Has a wide range of interests including music, art, athletics, and reading.
  • Has shown a definite degree of maturation in his or her years at Greensboro College.

The winner is chosen by the faculty from among all nominees.

Greensboro College provides a liberal arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social, and, spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.

Founded in 1838 and located in downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,000 students from 29 states and territories, the District of Columbia, and seven foreign countries in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and six master’s degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features a 17-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities. Learn more at greensboro.edu.

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