Model scholars win awards

Kesha Williams
August 02, 2010

model-scholars-win-awards ECSU faculty and staff distributed awards on July 31st to students enrolled in the summer MODEL Scholars program. Awards were given in the categories of "Highest Grade Point Average" and "Most Improved" in their summer English and math classes. The summer academic program brought 65 high school students to the campus for strenuous eight-hour academic courses. All of the students have enrolled for fall semester at ECSU. Chancellor Willie Gilchrist was the speaker for the awards ceremony. Dr. Monette Williams is the MODEL Scholars Program Coordinator. This summer marks the second time the program for high school seniors has been offered at ECSU. Last year, 56 of the 61 participants registered for fall 2010. Dr. Williams reports the program has a retention rate of 91.8%.