GREENVILLE, Pa.—Thiel College announces Steve Morgan, of Raritan, N.J., and Shayla Percy, of Lyndora, Pa. as students of the month for November 2014.
Morgan is a senior business administration and political science major and will graduate in May with a minor in economics. He has earned Dean’s List recognition for six consecutive semesters and is a member of Alpha Chi, a national honor society limited to the top 10 percent of an institution's juniors, seniors, as well as Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society. He was recognized for excellence in political science coursework and work in the community by being awarded the Roy H. Johnson American Government Award. Morgan is a member of the cross country and indoor and outdoor track teams at Thiel and is involved with the Students for Civic Participation group, serving as the organization's Conservative Chairperson. He is also involved in Thiel Christian Fellowship and the Christian Life Academy Service Project.
“Steve holds himself to high standards. He is a person of great character, is dedicated to all that he does and is a well-rounded, kind person,” his coach Steve Carr said on his nomination form. “He is someone who earns respect simply by his actions.”
Morgan is the son of Joseph and Leticia Morgan of Raritan.
Percy is a senior neuroscience major who plans to attend the Medical College of Wisconsin in the fall of 2015. She has earned Dean’s List recognition for six consecutive semesters and is a member of Alpha Chi. She also has been involved with Psychology Club and Habitat for Humanity.
Dr. Eugene Torigoe said on the nomination form that Percy has high standards and strives for perfection. He added that she aids other students in class and works well with other students.
Percy is the daughter of Roger and Lisa Percy of Lyndora.
The Student of the Month is among the most prestigious academic awards Thiel College grants each school year. Only six female and six male students each academic year are chosen.
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