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ACU students present at honors conference

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April 11, 2005

Nine students from the Honors Program at Abilene Christian University presented at the Great Plains Honors Council Meeting at the University of Kansas on Saturday.

The students who presented were:

  • Abigail Evans, Ben Farris, Kaela Latimer and Bethany Scroggins, "Fantasy Quest: An Honors Course in Writing Role-Playing Software"

  • Layne Rouse, "Student Government Training Curriculum"

  • Megan May, "Supergirl: A Graphic Parallel to the Feminist Movement of Power-WWII America"

  • Jenna Grime, "Putting the Learning in Honors Service-Learning"

  • Bethany McCurley and Kristen Parker, "From Cherubs to Catapults: An Honors Course in Leonardo Da Vinci"

  • Kristen Parker, "Domestic Violence: Its Impact on Children"

Also attending the conference were Honors Program staff members: Dr. Chris Willerton, Honors Program director and professor of English and honors studies; Dr. Caron Gentry, assistant professor of political science and honors studies; and Stephanie Smith, administrative coordinator.

Gentry will become interim assistant director for the Honors Program in August.

The Great Plains Honors Council is made up of honors programs and honors colleges from Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri and Arkansas.


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