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." 

Jason R. Wilkins
Amanda M. Lee
Amber K. Usdrowski
Autumn D. Bynum
Callie J. Smith
Carolyn M. House
Cassandra R. Kirk
Elizabeth R. Caudle
Jada M. Thompson
Jessica L. Hesseltine
Julius K. Sheppartd
Kara D. Iribarren
Keri L. Walton
Nicholas A. Moore
Nicolas A. Moore
Rebekah R. Horton
Russell L. Moore
Scott A. Coulter
Yerim Kim