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May 26, 2009

Birmingham-Southern College students receive honors program, leadership award

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern students Carson Land of Decatur and Benjamin Miller of Hoover are the recipients of the Honors Program Senior Award presented during the college's 2009 Honors Day Convocation.

The award recognizes senior members of the college's Harrison Honors Program who have an exceptional academic record, intellectual curiosity, and a commitment to service and interdisciplinary studies.

Land, an English major who is the daughter of Edward and Allyson Land, is also the recipient of the Hess Award for Leadership and Service. The award, sponsored by the college's Hess Center for Leadership and Service, recognizes a student who exemplifies a commitment to leadership and community responsibility. The Hess Center coordinates campus volunteers and provides student leadership and service opportunities locally, nationally, and internationally.

Miller is a political science major and the son of Christopher and Tina Miller.

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