Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) President B. James Dawson presented the 2016 Mary Mildred Sullivan Student Award to bachelor of science degree recipient Abigail Bellamy of Rogersville during the Spring Commencement exercises.
LMU is one of approximately 60 colleges and universities in the United States to have the privilege of awarding the Algernon Sydney Sullivan and Mary Mildred Sullivan Awards. The awards are given to recognize individuals whose “nobility of character” and dedication to service sets them apart as examples for others.
Bellamy also was recognized as the valedictorian at the commencement exercises and delivered the student address. A fourth generation Railsplitter, Bellamy served as a Lincoln Ambassador throughout her undergraduate career and was a member of the LMU Concert Choir and Concert Band. She has been inducted into Alpha Chi and Omicron Delta Kappa honor societies and is a recipient of the LMU Women of Service Scholarship. She also was active with the Hill student ministry. Bellamy received her degree in interdisciplinary studies in human learning and development (education).
Lincoln Memorial University is a values-based learning community dedicated to providing educational experiences in the liberal arts and professional studies. The main campus is located in Harrogate. For more information about the undergraduate and graduate programs available at LMU, contact the Office of Admissions at 423-869-6280 or email at admissions@LMUnet.edu.