ROCK HILL, S.C. - Two graduating seniors received the Tillman Award at Winthrop University’s spring commencement exercises on May 5 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.
The Tillman Award winners were Kimberly Paige Satcher, an early childhood education major from Graniteville, S.C., and Amber Michelle Smith, an elementary education major from Fort Mill, S.C.