Honors Night aerial shot of participants.

More than 100 awards presented to 72 students at 2023 GHC Honors Night

Georgia Highlands College (GHC) held its annual Honors Assembly in April at the Cartersville site. The event, which was also streamed live, celebrated the academic achievements and special recognition of more than 70 GHC students receiving more than 100 awards. 

The Georgia Highlands College Leadership Award was presented to student Jalen Hudson. As the flagship award for the evening, the Leadership Award is for the student who best demonstrates the qualities of a positive leader, shows exemplary leadership on campus and in community activities while maintaining high academic standards. Students are nominated for the award by faculty and staff. Other nominees for the Leadership Award were April Cole and Crystal Ann Lee.  

The Georgia Highlands College Spirit Award was presented to Damani Johnson Taylor. This award is for the student who best demonstrates dedication to campus life, activity in school and community projects and promotes school spirit to fellow students, faculty and staff. 

The Georgia Highlands College Steve Burns Service Awards was presented to April Cole. This award is for the student who has demonstrated a commitment and passion for serving others and contributing to the well-being of the community. 

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