Wednesday at the campus Honors Banquet.
The Torchbearer awards were given to Rebecca Loney of Knoxville, Travis
Wright of Whitesburg, Tausha Carmack of Bristol, CeCedric Bobo and Jamie
Pizzirusso of Memphis, James Kirkland of Jackson and Andrew Schaeffer of
Loney, an accounting major and Tennessee Scholar, is president of Panhellenic
Council and was recognized as the Outstanding Accounting Student in Tennessee.
Wright, a 1997 Truman Scholar, was one of 20 students named to this year's
USA TODAY Academic All America First Team.
Carmack, a political science major, is past vice president of the Student
Government Association and past president of the Student Senate.
Bobo, a mechanical engineering major, has been active in student government
and currently is SGA parliamentarian.
Kirkland, a Whittle Scholar majoring in history, is immediate past president
of the SGA. He was president of Kappa Sigma fraternity and is a member of
the UT Athletics Board.
Schaeffer, an accounting major, has been active in SGA, the Campus Safety
Program, Interfraternity Council and the First Year Studies Peer Mentor
Pizzirusso, a Whittle Scholar, is a member of the Chancellor's Recycling
Task Force and the Traffic and Parking Authority.
Seniors receiving recognition form campus leadership and service were:
Mark Clark of Knoxville, Gerald Dennis of Seymour; Brandy Miller of Clinton;
and Betsy Bagsby and Charles Holmes, both of Franklin.
The Lady Vols basketball team and the football team were recognized for
extraordinary contributions to campus life. Peyton Manning and Laurie Milligan
accepted the awards for their teams.
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