Students from Athens, Brownsboro Honored At Samford's Alabama Governor's School
Alexander Mingus of Athens and Katie Sisk of Brownsboro were named outstanding male and female students at this year's Alabama Governor's School. The two-week honors program for rising high school seniors ended Friday, June 28, at Samford University.
Mingus and Sisk were chosen by AGS students, faculty and staff on the basis of their participation and overall interest demonstrated during the session. They were among 83 participants from 53 high schools in 29 counties.
Mingus, a student at East Limestone High School, is the son of Cynthia and Tim Mingus.
Sisk, a student at Pope John Paul II Catholic High School in Huntsville, Ala., is the daughter of Janet and David Sisk.
AGS participants received college level experience in academic subjects, creative activities and leadership opportunities.
ABOUT SAMFORD UNIVERSITY -- Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.