These students were awarded $5,000 scholarships, characterized as academic "overachievers." Like Brandon Burlsworth, these are students, primarily from smaller towns, who did not receive much attention when they arrived on campus as freshmen, but who have, through hard work, perseverance and character become academic "stars." 

Alexander Anderson
Marissa Atherton
Brittany Brown
Cody Chisholm
Elisha Cummins
Mary Eaton
Amanda Eddy
Whitney Frierson
Sara Guillen
Aneeka Majid
Claire McCullough
Shawn Morris