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12/19/2011

Business Administration Major Presented Tillman Award at Commencement

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 Clopton, a business administration major with a concentration in finance from Gaffney, S.C., completed an internship at BASF and will remain there in a full-time position as a financial analyst.
 Established in 1940 to honor former S.C. Governor Benjamin Ryan Tillman, the award recognizes the graduate who has most consistently met the demands of academic excellence.

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Katherine Clopton
ROCK HILL, S.C. – Senior Katherine Clopton received the Tillman Award at Winthrop University’s fall commencement exercises on Dec. 17 at Winthrop Coliseum.

The Tillman Award is the university’s highest academic honor. Established in 1940 to honor former S.C. Governor Benjamin Ryan Tillman, the award recognizes the graduate who has most consistently met the demands of academic excellence.

Clopton, a business administration major with a concentration in finance from Gaffney, S.C., completed an internship at BASF and will remain there in a full-time position as a financial analyst.

She was among 300 students given their degrees at the ceremony. 

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