News & Events

Social Work Students Recognized

Senior Shannon Hance is this semester's recipient of the Jeanne Cagle Scholarship. She is completing her senior internship with Helpmate. Shannon is a foster parent, and works with Asheville Housing Authority. Note: Jeanne Cagle was a 1995 graduate of our SW program who taught for us as well as hosted students in her agency. She was a leader in the field of developmental disabilities in the state. The scholarship is awarded to a senior AGS student each semester.

Senior Angie Brock was awarded a national scholarship from Alpha Sigma Lambda for $2500. Angie was 1 of 11 national recipients. Note: Angie is the second Mars Hill student to win this award - the first was several years ago. Angie was also the Convocation speaker in December.

Senior Kristin Bristol won the Presidential Essay contest with her essay, "A Presence of Cultural Identity in a Multicultural World." Kristin graduates this May.