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." 

Austin G. Williams
Abbie A. Thompson
Christine A. Renuart
Constance E. Mash
Erik D. Johnson
Helen R. Hayes
Jennifer S. Pharr
John C. Looney
John M. Riordan
Joseph W. Morgan
Laura B. Billeaudeau
Megan B. Garner
Megan M. Ellis
Michael A. Brown
Tamara M. Thomas
Tyler E. Davis
Wade E. Carter
Zanetta R. Browning