Northern students, faculty receive highest award
John Paul Schmidt
2014 Student Achievement Award recipients line up for a group photo. Front row, from left: Caralee Fortin, Molly Grubb, Jaime Williams, Bennett Taylor, Randi Sunford and Taylor Cummings. Back row, from left: Michael LaValley, Annie Kling, Taylor Bartholomew, Ron Kling and Chris Reed.
The Student Excellence Award is the highest award given by Montana State University-Northern. Provost William Rugg stood at a podium before a crowd in the Student Union Building Ballroom to give this year's recipients their plaques.
"If you have done an outstanding job as a student, we would like to recognize that," Rugg said.
Chancellor James Limbaugh spoke to the recipients before they received their awards.
"You represent the best of what we have to offer," Limbaugh said.
Each recipient of the award stood at the podium and gave their thanks to their family, friends and the faculty and staff of Northern. Some spoke of their past that led to their receiving the award and what they plan to do in the future.
"Every one of you has a unique success story," Rugg said.
After the 11 students received their awards, Student Senate President Annie Kling and Student Senate Vice President Ron Kling announced the winners of the Golden N Awards.
The Golden N Award is a more than 30-year t...
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