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WCU Faculty and Student Honored by HEADWAE

William Carey University’s professor of mathematics and education Dr. Charlotte McShea and mathematics major Amanda Monk of Perkinston are among 68 outstanding faculty and students from 34 Mississippi public and private universities and colleges to receive special recognition from the Mississippi Legislature during the Higher Education Appreciation Day – Working for Academic Excellence (HEADWAE) program. HEADWAE was established in 1988 by the Mississippi Legislature to recognize outstanding students and faculty in Mississippi’s colleges and universities. The 2011 – 2012 Appreciation Day, hosted by the Legislature in Jackson, was held on February 28. The honorees were welcomed by Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves, recognized by both the Mississippi House of Representatives and the Senate. They were also recognized at a luncheon attended by institution leaders, corporate sponsors and legislators.

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(front, left to right) WCU’s Amanda C. Monk, mathematics major from Perkinston, and Dr. Charlotte McShea, professor of mathematics and education, pose with (back) Dr. Tommy King, president of WCU, after Dr. King congratulates the student and professor for being chosen has honorees of the 2012 Higher Education Appreciation Day – Working for Academic Excellence (HEADWAE) program. HEADWAE was established by the Mississippi Legislature to recognize outstanding students and faculty in Mississippi’s colleges and universities.