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12/16/2013

Dance Major from Lugoff, S.C., Earned Tillman Award

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 Amanda Floyd earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in dance and wants to teach dance with the ultimate goal of working in choreography.
 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.

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Amanda Leigh Floyd
ROCK HILL, S.C. – Senior Amanda Leigh Floyd of Lugoff, S.C., received the Tillman Award at Winthrop University’s fall Commencement exercises on Dec. 14 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.

Floyd earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in dance and wants to teach dance with the ultimate goal of working in choreography.

She was among more than 230 students given their degrees at the ceremony.

For more information, contact Judy Longshaw, news and media services manager, at 803/323-2404 or e-mail her at longshawj@winthrop.edu.

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