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Lebanon Native Wins Top Award at Freed-Hardeman University

Henderson, Tennessee - May 29, 2018

The Freed-Hardeman University faculty presented the Faculty Scholarship-Leadership medal to Alex Britt, Lebanon, Tennessee, during commencement exercises May 12, 2018.


In Britt’s four years at FHU, she earned three degrees, two baccalaureate degrees and a graduate degree. She maintained a perfect 4.0 grade point average, while also playing volleyball at the intercollegiate level.

Britt has also been very active in undergraduate research, working on a number of projects across multiple disciplines. Her work was selected for presentation at FHU’s annual Scholars Day and at national conference. The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics named her a Scholar-Athlete and a Champion of Character.

The faculty has presented this medal annually since 1938 to the student in the graduating class who possesses to the highest degree the following attributes: ability, quality of work, accuracy, love of knowledge and leadership. A cash award made possible by the Alpha Chi Honor Society accompanies the medal.

Earlier this semester at Awards Day, Britt was also named the Outstanding Graduate in Psychology and the winner of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs Student Leadership Award presented by the FHU College of Business.

This fall, Britt plans to enter the University of Tennessee Chattanooga where she will be pursue a Master of Science degree in industrial and organizational psychology.

The mission of Freed-Hardeman University is to help students develop their God-given talents for His glory by empowering them with an education that integrates Christian faith, scholarship and service. With locations in Henderson, Memphis and Dickson, FHU offers bachelor's, master's, specialist's and doctoral degrees.