Published on June 13, 2013
Samford’s History Department presented its annual student honors in spring, 2013.
The awards included:William Pratt Dale II Award
(junior who displays outstanding scholarship, character, and service)
Abby MorganDavid Vess Award
(junior distinguished by excellence in academic achievement)
Zach Brown and Lydia NaceMarlene Rikard Award
(senior who has displayed excellence in academic achievement throughout her or his undergraduate career)
Evan MusgravesAlumni Award
(senior distinguished by outstanding research and scholarship)
Lauren Ziemer Robert Leland Tindal Award
(senior characterized by outstanding scholarship, Christian values, and service to the university)
Kathleen Artman Phi Alpha Theta Award
(senior with the highest GPA)
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 37th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 97th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,758 students from 48 states and 22 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.