Louie D. Newton Award
The Louie D. Newton General Excellence Medal is presented to the graduating student who best exemplifies scholastic achievement, personal integrity and character, service to the campus community and a commitment to spiritual values. The award is named in honor of Dr. Newton, former Mercer professor, Christian journalist, distinguished pastor and renowned denominational leader.
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A graduating student in the College of Liberal Arts, Stetson School of Business, Tift College of Education, School of Engineering, or Townsend School of Music (must have completed final two years of academic study in residency on Mercer-Macon campus).
The criteria used to determine the winner is as follows:
- Scholastic Achievement (represents 50% of evaluation)
- A general love of learning and a scholastic performance sufficient to qualify for graduation with honors – not to be interpreted as departmental honors.
- Personal Qualities (represents 50% of evaluation)
- Personal integrity and character
- Service to campus community
- Service to the community
- Commitment to spiritual values
- Community service for which the candidate receives academic credit or payment (stipend or salary) is not necessarily to be considered, but may be evaluated on an individual basis
|2016||Min Hyun Oh|
|2009||Billie Barker Pritchard|
|2002||Kenneth Anthony Taft|
|1995||Jae Feather, Scott Key|
|1983||Barbara Jean Hendricks|
|1981||Warren R. Abel|
|1980||Linda S. Hester|
|1979||Ronald C. Gay|
|1978||George B. Connell, II|