Sixty-two Arkansas Tech University African American students were recognized during the 2022 ATU Black Faculty and Staff Organization (BFSO) Academic Excellence Awards on Wednesday, March 30.
The ceremony, which was conducted in the Doc Bryan Student Services Center Lecture Hall, provided each honoree with an opportunity to come on stage, receive a certificate and express appreciation to those who have aided them in their academic pursuits.
At the end of the evening, the honorees who will be graduating from Arkansas Tech in 2022 received special cords they will wear during commencement.
Dr. Tennille Lasker-Scott (president), Dr. V. Carole Smith (vice president of faculty concerns), Alisha Williams (vice president of staff concerns), Dr. Lynnette Gilbert (director of events), Deidra Dillard (secretary) and Dr. Georgeanna Wright (cultural connector) are among those who provide leadership for the ATU Black Faculty and Staff Organization.
Below are the names of the students who were honored during the March 30 event:
Graduate Scholars (4.0 grade point average)
Graduate Scholars (3.5-3.99 grade point average)
Graduate Scholars (3.0-3.49 grade point average)
Undergraduate Scholars (3.5-3.99 grade point average)
Undergraduate Scholars (3.0-3.49 grade point average)
Gregory Bishop Jr.
Brian Hare Jr.