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May 28, 2008

Area residents receive behavioral sciences, social sciences and economics awards from Birmingham-Southern College

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Seven Birmingham-Southern students were presented awards by the college's areas of behavioral sciences, social sciences and economics during the 2008 Honors Day Convocation. Listed by hometown and award, they are:

BIRMINGHAM Area:

Hoover/Vestavia: Patrick S. Powell of Hoover, a senior psychology major – William James Award, given by the college's area of behavioral and social sciences and named for one of the pioneers of the science of psychology. It is awarded to a graduating psychology student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and a commitment to psychology as a profession.

North/East: Jenna A. Webb of Gardendale, a senior interdisciplinary psychology/sociology major – Edward Chase Tolman Award, presented by the psychology faculty to the senior psychology student who has integrated the study of psychology with the study of other fields and disciplines and exemplified the ideals of the liberal arts and sciences.

South: Spencer D. Davis of Mountain Brook, a senior economics major – BSC Outstanding Economics Senior Award, sponsored by the college's area of economics and presented to a senior economics major based upon merit, character, and potential for success.

DURANGO, COLO.: Nicholas C. Olson, a junior business administration major – BSC Outstanding Economics Junior Award, sponsored by the college's area of economics and presented to a junior economics major based upon merit, character, and potential for success.

JASPER: Gary A. Crosby, a junior political science major – David J. Vann Award in Political Science, awarded by the college's area of behavioral and social sciences and named for the former mayor of Birmingham. It is given to an outstanding junior political science major who has demonstrated a commitment to public service.

RUSSELLVILLE: Arthur S. Richey, a junior political science major – David J. Vann Award in Political Science, awarded by the college's area of behavioral and social sciences and named for the former mayor of Birmingham. It is given to an outstanding junior political science major who has demonstrated a commitment to public service.

TUSCALOOSA: Lauren A. Maisel, a senior psychology major – Edward Chase Tolman Award, presented by the psychology faculty to the senior psychology student who has integrated the study of psychology with the study of other fields and disciplines and exemplified the ideals of the liberal arts and sciences.

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