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The Message Is Clear!

MC student paper receives kudos

Monarch Messenge , the student newspaper at Methodist College, recently won a First Place award from the American Scholastic Press Association.

The Messenger was one of four college newspapers accorded First Place honors in the newspaper division for colleges and universities with enrollments of 1701-2500. Editor-in-Chief Carrie Adcox headed a staff of seven section editors and 30 students.

“The paper went through many changes this year with the overall layout design,” said Jami Sheppard, director of student media. “The staff showed incredible dedication and commitment. I have been impressed with the professionalism of the students this year.”

The Monarch Messenger is produced with PageMaker software; photos are scanned with a flatbed scanner using Photoshop software. Benson Newspaper Printing in Benson, NC, prints the publication.

Future MC Art students?

Bill Lowdermilk presents the Student Achievement Award to John Morris.

Hard Work Pays Off

John Morris Receives Award

John Michael Morris, a Methodist College senior from Morehead Cit , NC, received the William P. Lowdermilk Student Achievement Award March 26. The award was presented at the Fayetteville Rotary Club’s Values and Ethics Night.

Endowed by the former vice president of church and community relations at Methodist College, the award honors a student who has demonstrated high ethical standards and spiritual values and provided exemplary service to the College and/or the Fayetteville community. Morris received a certificate and a $1,500 cash award from Dr. Bill Lowdermilk.

John Morris is the son of the Rev. Dr. Homer and Deborah Morris of Morehead City. He was a Dean’s List student at Methodist and a member of three honor societies—Omicron Delta Kappa (leadership), Delta Mu Delta (business), and the National Residence Hall Honorary. He was president of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Methodist for the last three years, an SGA senator, and a member of the Christian LYFE Council.

An MC art student shows visiting kindergarteners from Hope Mills how to make paper mobiles.

Morris was described by his sponsors as a person of strong faith and moral character who puts service above self. He has served as youth director at St. Andrews United Methodist Church in Fayetteville and as a youth leader and summer counselor at Camp Don Lee. During the spring semester he has worked as a volunteer tax assistant with the Accounting Club.

SGA Officers Elected

Spitzer elected SGA president

Lindsay Spitzer from Cortland Manor, NY, will serve as Student Government Association President during 2001-2002. She is a rising senior majoring in business administration with a concentraion in professional golf management.

Students elected Spitzer, three other executive officers, and four senators in a spring election. Other officers for the upcoming school year will be: Vice President Jimmy Ross, a rising junior from Niceville, FL; Treasurer Roman Trudnenko, a rising senior from Moscow, Russia; and Secretary Celena Jackson, a rising junior from Sumter, SC.

SGA senators elected were: Danielle Smith, a freshman from Waldor , MD; Neilani Siatinia, a freshman from Carrboro, NC; Justin Norvell, a freshman from Middletown, OH; and Michelle Muthiani, a sophomore from Fayetteville.


Methodist College Today

Summer 2001

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