MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile presented academic awards to outstanding graduating seniors of the class of 2021 during an awards convocation on April 28.
Among the awards given were academic achievement awards for the outstanding graduate in each college and school who were recognized for academic accomplishment, service, scholarship and Christian character. The Present’s Scholastic Award was presented to graduates earning a 4.0 grade point average.
The university’s two top student awards, the William K. Weaver Jr. Excellence Award and the Annie Boyd Parker Weaver Excellence Award, will be announced during graduation ceremonies on May 8. Approximately 270 students will receive degrees at commencement, which will be held on campus.
The graduation ceremony begins at 10 a.m. on the Dr. Fred and Sue Lackey Great Commission Lawn.
Receiving Academic Achievement Awards were:
Briana La’Shea Webb of Pensacola, Florida – Alabama School of the Arts, undergraduate program
Kristina Brooke Swearingen of Mobile, Alabama – Alabama School of the Arts, graduate program
Antonia Sophie Bauer of Domagen, Nordrhein-Wesfalen, Germany – College of Arts and Sciences, undergraduate program
Shelby Alanna Bristow of Dothan, Alabama – College of Arts and Sciences, graduate program
Robyn Hunter Reed of McIntosh, Alabama – School of Business, undergraduate program
Rachel Angèle Esquibel of Quispamis, New Brunswick, Canada – School of Business, graduate program
Donald William Brady of Mobile, Alabama – School of Christian Studies, undergraduate program
Joseph Robert McDonald of Mobile, Alabama – School of Christian Studies, graduate program
Caitlyn Renee Boley of Dothan, Alabama – School of Education, graduate program
Valerie Lynn Elzora Ainsworth of Irvington, Alabama – School of Health and Sports Science, undergraduate program
Hannah Ashley Guthrie of Silverhill, Alabama – School of Nursing, undergraduate program
Danielle Antoinette Hughes of Houston, Texas – School of Nursing, doctorate program
Receiving President’s Scholastic Awards were:
Anna Leigh Griffin of Panama City Beach, Florida – Alabama School of the Arts
Chloé Lynn-Marie Wentland of Mobile, Alabama – College of Arts and Sciences
Valerie Lynn Elzora Ainsworth of Irvington, Alabama – School of Health and Sports Science
Taylor Grace Barkely of Moulton, Alabama – School of Health and Sports Science
Robyn Hunter Reed of McIntosh, Alabama – School of Business
Donald William Brady of Mobile, Alabama – School of Christian Studies
For more information, visit umobile.edu or call 251.442.2222.
About the University of Mobile
The University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in over 75 academic programs. Founded in 1961, the University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres.