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Alumni Association names Spartans of Promise

The UNCG Alumni Association has created a new award for senior students.

Ten seniors will receive inaugural Spartan of Promise awards Thursday, Oct. 30, at UNCG’s Alumni of Distinction dinner.

The award recognizes outstanding seniors at UNCG who demonstrate exceptional achievement in both academic and service endeavors. Up to ten students can receive it each year.

The 2014 Spartans of Promise — including their hometowns and majors — are:

  • Kevin Wu of High Point, biology
  • Jessica Straehle of Burlington, business administration and environmental studies
  • Kristen Barr of Lewisville, accounting and information studies
  • Liz Ingold of Randleman, business administration
  • Taylor Kane of Clarksville, Tenn., English, with a concentration in secondary education
  • Dustin Gamradt of Kiel, Germany, international business and economics
  • Brianna Vascos of Dover, Del., Spanish
  • Raegan Ehlert of Cary, elementary education
  • Melvin Clark of Kings Mountain, psychology
  • Patrick Waddell of Greensboro, public health