Forbush grad accepted to honors program

Anna Harris, a 2015 graduate of Forbush High School, has been accepted into the Honors Program at Gardner-Webb University. The Honors Program only consists of about 70 students out of more than 4,300.

Admissions requirements were:

• score above 600 in each section of the SAT

• rank in the top 10 percent of their high school graduating class

• have a GPA of 3.8 or higher

The mission of the Gardner-Webb University Honors Program is to nurture academically qualified students in all majors by providing a program of enriched learning experiences in courses taught by an Honors faculty and to instill community pride in its members by encouraging students to become active in service-based projects.

Emphasis is placed on Honors classes, leadership through their academic and co-curricular accomplishments, preparation for graduate school, and special activities. Students who participate in the Honors Program, complete a minimum of 27 semester hours of Honors courses, and receive the recommendation of the Honors faculty for “Honors Program” recognition during commencement exercises.

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