Greensboro College has named Victoria Grace Belcher a winner of the Howard C. Wilkinson award for academic excellence.
Belcher is a sophomore biology and chemistry major from Peterstown.
To be eligible, first-year students must have at least 14 hours of credits for grades (other than P) at Greensboro College with a minimum grade-point average of 3.6 for all work at Greensboro College. If they have transferred credits, they must also have a cumulative GPA of 3.6 for all college work.
Sophomores must have at least 45 hours of credits for grades and a minimum GPA of 3.6 on all work at Greensboro College. If they have transferred credits, they must have at least 15 hours of credits (other than P) at Greensboro College and must have a minimum GPA of 3.6 on all work at Greensboro College and a cumulative GPA of 3.6 on all college work.
The awards are named for the Rev. Dr. Howard C. Wilkinson, who served as Greensboro College’s 14th president from 1972 to 1981. He passed away in 2007.
Greensboro College, an independent, coeducational college affiliated with the United Methodist Church, is an academic and social community that unites the liberal arts and Judeo-Christian values in an atmosphere of diversity and mutual respect.
Founded in 1838 and located in downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,100 students from 32 states, the District of Columbia and 24 nations in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and four master’s degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features a 16-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities.