Posted by William Nunnelley on 2003-12-01

Samford University will recognize 14 Senior Honorees at the traditional Hanging of the Green Service Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 8 p.m. in Reid Chapel.

The honorees were nominated by campus organizations, faculty and staff and selected for their Christian example, leadership, scholarship and overall contribution to life at Samford.

Honorees are Brian Cosby, history major from Signal Mountain, Tenn.; Chris Davis, history, Attalla, Ala.; Tommie Ann Fridy, family studies, Sebree, Ky.; Amanda Hambrick, communications, Georgetown, Ky.; Matthew Hull, piano, Jackson, Tenn.; Kevin Law, biology, Knoxville, Tenn.; Courtney Leach, psychology, Knoxville, Tenn.; Mary Lewis, psychology, Brentwood, Tenn.; Meredith May, accounting, Evergreen, Ala.; Chris Sims, history, Huntsville, Ala.; Matt Spann, biology, Dothan, Ala.; Stephen Stake, psychology, Jacksonville, Fla.; Cara Wharton, language arts, Lookout Mountain, Tenn.; and Alisa Worley, family studies, Cumming, Ga.

The Hanging of the Green worship service will include the University Chorale, the Bells of Buchanan and the liturgy of Advent. Lighting of the Way will precede the service at 7 p.m. on Centennial Walk, with music by the Student Ministries Choir and Gospel Choir.

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.