Eight Morehead-Cain Scholars Receive Chancellor’s Awards

Apr 23, 2020

Eight Morehead-Cain Scholars have received Chancellor’s Awards, the University’s highest student honors for excellence in academics, extracurricular activities, and leadership. 

Class of 2020 

Agnes Ezekwesili ’20 received The George Moses Horton Award for Multicultural Leadership, presented to the senior who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, initiative and creativity in multicultural education programs.

Evelyn Morris ’20 received The Undergraduate Award in Economics, presented to the undergraduate majoring in economics that is judged to be the most outstanding based on performance in major and related courses. 

Megan Raisle ’20 received The McNally Award for Excellence in Geography, presented to a senior who is selected by the geography faculty based on superior academic performance.

Ruth Tomlin ’20 received The Worth Award, presented to an undergraduate for sustained excellence in the study of philosophy. 

Uzorma Owete ’20 received The James O. Cansler Service Award, presented to a student whose faith has inspired outstanding service to the needs of humanity.

Wesley Price ’20 received The L. Richardson Preyer Award for Excellence in Political Science, presented to a senior judged by a committee of the faculty to have established the most distinguished record of scholarship in political science and service to the community.

Class of 2021 

Donald L. Fejfar ’21 received The Marty Pomerantz Sport Clubs Council Achievement, presented to the undergraduate who demonstrates leadership, commitment, and makes the greatest positive contribution to the strength and vitality of the sports club program.

Sean Nguyen ’21 received The Brenda W. Kirby Award, presented to the student who has most effectively worked to establish a community of cooperation and service between students and constituents of the larger University that might include administrators, faculty, staff, students, trustees, and alumni. 

View the list of 2020 recipients at Carolina.


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