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Granite Falls Resident Sydney Davis among GWU Seniors Recognized for Excellence

BOILING SPRINGS, NC (May 7, 2018)…A local student has been named to the 2017-2018 list of “Who’s Who Among Students at Gardner-Webb University.” Each year, graduating seniors are selected for the designation based on scholastic performance and extra-curricular involvement.

Mathematics-Teacher Education major Sydney Davis of Granite Falls, N.C., was a recipient of the annual award.

Left to Right: Sydney Davis, Sarah Grace Moxley, Gabrielle Cortese, Chris Anderle, Caleb Silvey, Lauren Mahoney, Eli Hardin, Hannah Ray, Mallory Moore, Emma Shappley, Tyler Hemingway, Natasha Akbarizadeh, Garrett Simpson, Alice Byrd, Amanda Hall, Riley Brock, Ashley Tinnell, Jessica Ferguson, Jake Kennedy, Kathryn Manning, Aaron Hilton, Shaquavia Chiles, Richard Martin, Sarah Branch, Ethan Ramsey, Ben Flournoy, Keaton Whiteside, David Cole, Cole Abernethy

To be considered for recognition, students must have an outstanding grade point average, participate in school organizations or leadership activities, be involved in the community, and exhibit future leadership ability or potential. Students are nominated for Who’s Who consideration by a faculty or staff member.

The full 2017-2018 list of “Who’s Who Among Students at Gardner-Webb University can be found at:

GWU Dean of Students Sarah Currie believes it’s important for the University to acknowledge the contributions of its stellar students. “These students have been identified by their academic performance and voted on by faculty, staff, and peers for their overall contribution to the University community,” she offered. “This event highlights a student’s academic achievement, campus leadership, and relational impact as observed by faculty & staff members.”

 Located in the North Carolina foothills, Gardner-Webb University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university that prepares students to become critical thinkers, effective leaders and compassionate servants in the global community. Emphasizing a strong student-centered experience and rigorous academics, Gardner-Webb ignites learning and service opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. Ignite your future at

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