Motlow State Honors Program finishes academic year with Symposium

 Members of the Motlow State Community College honors program recently participated in the year-end Honors Symposium held on the Moore County campus. Honors students from all four Motlow State campuses participated in the annual event that highlights the work of honors students from the 2017-2018 academic year.Above are honors graduates,front row from left, Adelina Vazquez, Ross Gates, Serenity Price, Emma Sagor, Savannah Whitaker, Rebecca Padilla, Former Director Scott Cook, Lilly Hosler, Sybrina McGinnis, Director Meagan McManus, Amanda Carson, Marissa Farabee, Crimson Rose Sugg, Abbigayle Anderson, Latisha McGinnis, Jasmine Yost; back row from left, Kyle Davis, Candice Gwin, Ava Anderson, Lisa Hardie, Erin Dodd, Hannah Dodson, Brett Hill, Matthew Van Winkle, Kaleb Askren. 

Members of the Motlow State Community College honors program recently participated in the year-end Honors Symposium held on the Moore County campus. Honors students from all four Motlow State campuses participated in the annual event that highlights the work of honors students from the 2017-2018 academic year.Above are honors graduates,front row from left, Adelina Vazquez, Ross Gates, Serenity Price, Emma Sagor, Savannah Whitaker, Rebecca Padilla, Former Director Scott Cook, Lilly Hosler, Sybrina McGinnis, Director Meagan McManus, Amanda Carson, Marissa Farabee, Crimson Rose Sugg, Abbigayle Anderson, Latisha McGinnis, Jasmine Yost; back row from left, Kyle Davis, Candice Gwin, Ava Anderson, Lisa Hardie, Erin Dodd, Hannah Dodson, Brett Hill, Matthew Van Winkle, Kaleb Askren. 

The Motlow State Community College honors program recently finished the 2017-2018 academic year with its tenth annual Honors Symposium.  The event was held inside the Marcum Technology Center on the Moore County campus.

Students from all four Motlow State campuses participated in the symposium, according to Meagan McManus, languages curriculum chair and honors program director.

“The Honors Symposium is an annual event that showcases the work that our students complete in their courses during the academic year,” said McManus.  “It is a time to celebrate all they do for the honors program and the College.”

Honors students participated ingroup and individual presentations on a variety of topics such as: “The French and Indian War: The Curtain Raiser,” “The History of Dragons,” “How Cults Impact American Society,” “Disability Stereotypes,” “Sexuality in Disney Films, The Blue Monarch Project,” “The Dystopian World of The Hunger Games,” and “Assorted Poems from the Creative Writing Seminar.”

Honors courses offered this past year included Speech, English Composition I and II, American History I and II, General Psychology, Psychologyof Human Sexuality, Introduction to Sociology, Service Learning; Religion, Heresy, Magic, and Myth Honors Seminar; Creative Writing, Film Studies, Harry Potter in Pop Culture, Greek Mythology, and British, American, and World Literatures.

After the presentations, honors scholar graduates receiveda certificate and an honors medallion to commemorate their achievements.  Honors graduates may wear their medallions at graduation. This year’s graduating honors class is the largest group of honors students in Motlow’s history to graduate with honors distinction.

For more information about the Motlow College honors program, please visit the college website at mscc.edu/honors or contact Meagan McManus at mmcmanus@mscc.edu or 931-393-1844.