|Senior Emma-Lorraine Bart-Plange, center, was one of two students who received special recognition during the ceremony. Submitted photo|
Student Educational Services held its annual Academic Achievement Awards Ceremony Monday, Feb. 13, in St. Francis Xavier College Church Ballroom. A total of 138 students were recognized for their hard work and dedication in achieving academic excellence. Approximately 200 recipients, parents, faculty and special guests attended this special event.
Students recognized for academic achievement included high school seniors participating in the TRIO Educational Talent Search program, college students in the TRIO Student Support Services program and participants in the TRIO Ronald E. McNair Scholars program, as well as students in the SLU Billiken Bridge to Success. This is the first time that all three TRIO programs have been included in this awards ceremony.
Two students, Emma-Lorraine Bart-Plange, a McNair Scholar, and Kevin Costorf, a participant in the TRIO Student Support Services program, received special recognition from Saint Louis University alumnus Michael McMillan, license collector for the City of St. Louis. Both students were honored with a proclamation and a $500 scholarship from the City of St. Louis.