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." 

Brian P. Wood
Amanda K. Dickson
Barry J. Hunter
Charles D. Jeffers
George W. Deimel
Herbert L. Buchanan
Janet L. Roberts
Jeffrey R. Martello
Jonathon B. Waters
Kathleen S. Prejean
Kellie R. Capps
Mandy D. Wetzel
Mark P. Heiliger
Michael S. Hall
Nathan D. Howard
Sarah E. Clemons
Susan M. Cannon
Theresa H. Story
Zachary R. Hagins