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Academic Honors Program

The George M. Luckey Jr., Academic Honors Program is an enriched, challenging scholastic program. Incoming students are selected for the Honors Program and awarded the Honors Scholarship through a rigorous application process. To maintain membership in the program, and eligibility for the Honors Scholarship, students are required to make satisfactory progress through the program. Download the 2017-18 Honors Handbook.

 

Mission

The mission of the Academic Honors Program at Morehead State University is to provide exceptional students with opportunities to accelerate and broaden their personal development, so that they will be prepared to achieve success and make valuable contributions as citizens in the world of the twenty-first century.
 

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of the George M. Luckey Jr. Academic Honors Program at Morehead State University is to challenge the truly outstanding student to pursue educational goals more lofty and meaningful than mere good grades. Students in the program will take specially-designed options for some of their general education requirements; participate in service, undergraduate research, and international experiences; and reflect on their experiences in the program in a substantial exit essay.
 

Staff

Dr. Philip Krummrich - Director
Dr. Karen Taylor - Assistant Director
Vanessa Webb - Secretary Specialist

Alexa PottsStudent Spotlight - Alexa

Alexa Potts is double majoring in Legal Studies and History with a Spanish minor. She is working on an undergraduate research fellowship on travel writing in Kentucky, and she is presenting her research at the Kentucky Philological Association and the Celebration of Student Scholarship in 2018. She represented the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Services at the 2017 Idea Festival in Louisville. When she is not engaged in academic work, Alexa can be found on the range. As a member of Morehead State’s rifle team, she loves competitive shooting. She received an Ohio Valley Conference Academic Medal of Honor for excellence in athletics and academics for the 2016-2017 school year.
 

Logan DavisStudent Spotlight - Logan

Logan Davis will be interning with the Atlantis Project this summer. He will be shadowing some of the top physicians in Uruguay, learning about the healthcare systems and culture of the South American country as well as learning about medicine. This semester he also joined a research team lead by Dr. Peyton. This research team is attempting to identify certain genes that correlate with various coat colors in horses.

Student Spotlight - MadisonMadison Wallace

Madison Wallace recently fulfilled her experience abroad requirement by interning at a public relations agency in Dublin, Ireland. She spent eight weeks immersed in Irish culture as she learned the ins and outs of public relations. During her internship, she composed press releases, planned and implemented social media campaigns, designed and sourced products for press kits, provided customer services to magazine editors and beauty brand influencers, and was the lead contact for a Christmas in July press show that accommodated 125 attendees. Madison is currently researching the impact of exemplification theory on the choices people make when faced with risk decisions. This research is supported by a MSU Undergraduate Research Fellowship and by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under award number 2015-69004-23273.

Harrison FouchStudent Spotlight - Harrison

Harrison Fouch is currently Editor-in-chief for the Honors Program newsletter, Honour Watch. He is also secretary of Morehead State University’s biology club. As a Morehead native and a Biomedical Science Major in the Honors Program, he considers Morehead to be home and hopes to one day return to practice medicine here. In his free time, he enjoys volunteering at St. Claire Healthcare, working as an Orientation Leader in Morehead State’s summer programs for incoming freshmen, and running.

Student Spotlight - AllieHull_Allie.jpg

Allie Hull is a junior Exercise Science major and was recently awarded the Outstanding Student Award for the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Imaging Sciences as well as a nomination for the Outstanding Student Award for the College of Science. Hull is a recipient of the Gilman International Scholarship for study abroad for which she will be doing an eight week internship in Ireland in summer 2018. Outside of school she is very involved on campus participating in the MSU Dance Team, teaching group fitness, and holding leadership positions in the Delta Zeta Sorority including Academics Chair, Executive Board member, and Dance Leader.
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