Published on May 15, 2015 by Joey Mullins  
Michaela Reesor portrait
Samford University's Michaela Reesor, a member of the Bulldog volleyball team, was named this year's Dorothy Hicks Graduate Scholar, one of 10 postgraduate scholarships announced recently by the Southern Conference. Reesor received her Samford degree May 16.

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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. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 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 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.