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." 

Lauren Aday
Ashlee Bell-Cohn
Celi Birke
John Brady
Andy Brooks
Alice Dunn
Richard Fortier
Rafael Jaime
Tara Johnson
Ashley Kiene
Stephanie Kulesza
Quinton Palmer
Hannah Perkins
Julia Pritchett
Sydney Smith
Kristie Spielmaker
Gina Spring
Morgan Stellpflug