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Rowan-Cabarrus honors students for dedication to campus, community

At Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s annual Student Leadership Awards banquet last month, several of the college’s students received recognition.
Tiffany Dunlap, actively involved with the Rotaract Club, received the Outstanding Community Service Award, which is given to an individual who has performed exemplary community service, made significant contributions to enhance the quality of life in the community, and demonstrated an understanding of his or her responsibility to one’s community through involvement with campus clubs and activities
McKenzie Eury, public information officer for the college’s Student Government Association, was awarded the Silver Leadership Award. The Silver Leadership Award is given to an individual who has shown commitment to academic excellence by maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. The student must be a first-year student with less than 30 credit hours completed. The individual should be an active member of a campus club or organization and show great promise in helping to build and strengthen the club. McKenzie has assisted the club advisor and other club members in providing meaningful opportunities for the student body through campus activities.
Christopher Lopez, another member of the Rotaract Club, received the Golden Leadership Award. The Golden Leadership Award is given to an individual who has shown commitment to academic excellence by maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. In the spirit of commitment, the individual must be an active member of a club or organization for more than two semesters. The student should be a second-year student with more than 30 credit hours completed. The individual recognized has assisted the club advisor and other club members in providing meaningful opportunities for the student body through campus activities. The individual that receives this award shows great character by helping the club make decisions that will sustain the reputation of the organization.
Leslie Brown, 2013-14 Student Government Association president, was awarded the Eddie H. Myers Leadership Award.
Eddie H. Myers, past vice president of student services and advisor to the Student Government Association, played a significant role in the success of student body initiatives at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. During his time as a college administrator, he assisted in organizing student clubs on both state and local levels. This award is given in his honor to a student who demonstrates the leadership qualities of self-discipline, good citizenship, commitment to lifelong learning, and the ability to overcome adversity. The student must have a 3.0 GPA or higher and contribute to the success of a club or organization on campus. The student must be on track to complete graduation requirements no later than the end of summer term.

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