b'p reSiDentSA wArD forA CADemiCe xCellenCe f All2020 r eCipientSThe Presidents Award for Academic Excellence is presented to theHow Verb Usage Combines to Create the Story, Deshoras 1982 graduating student with the highest grade point average in each(2020 oral presentation), and Representations of Diversity in of VSUs six collegesHarley Langdale Jr. College of BusinessSpider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2020 oral presentation). Administration, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, College of the Arts, James L. and Dorothy H. Dewar College of EducationSpiveys commitment to academic, leadership, and research & Human Services, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, andexcellence resulted in her being named a Zell Miller Scholar and College of Science & Mathematics.earning the 2020 Georgia Legislative Academic Recognition Day Award, repeated Deans List honors, and the 2019 Georgia Collegiate Honors Council Best Paper in the Humanities Award for her analysis titled The Connection of Language and Culture: f All2020 r eCipientS Making Spanish Courses Impactful.C olleGe ofh umAnitieS& S oCiAlS CienCeS Spivey plans to spend some time after graduation working in a D Aniellee lAineS piveyof Valdosta,job where she can practice her Spanish and continue to improve her speaking, listening, and reading fluency before continuing her Georgia, is the recipient of the Falleducation. Her goal is to eventually earn a Doctor of Philosophy in 2020 Presidents Award for AcademicSpanish and become a college professor. Excellence for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Valdosta StateSpivey is the daughter of James Spivey IV and Tara Spivey and the University. She graduates summa cumsister of James Spivey V. laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and a Minor in Mass Media. I am so incredibly thankful andh Arleyl AnGDAleJ r . C olleGe ofblessed to be named the top graduateB uSineSSA DminiStrAtionof my college, she said. This is such a high honor, and I believe it accurately reflects the wealthA nnAm Arier oBerSonof Alma, of knowledge that I have gained through my education atGeorgia, is the recipient of the Fall Valdosta State. Through the abundance of amazing professors2020 Presidents Award for Academic and opportunities to do research, not only has my proficiencyExcellence for the Harley Langdale Jr. in Spanish increased greatly, but I have also learned manyCollege of Business Administration at professional skills that will be useful in my career. I am so thankfulValdosta State University. She graduates to God for giving me all of the opportunities I have had thus far,summa cum laude with a Bachelor of and I am also very thankful for the family and friends that haveBusiness Administration in Healthcare supported me throughout the years.Administration, a Minor in Business Law, and a Minor in Entrepreneurship. As a student at VSU, Spivey was a member of the Spanish Club, where she served as president from 2018 to 2019; Alpha ChiIt is such an honor to be named National College Honor Society, where she served as presidentthe top graduate for the Harley Langdale Jr. College of Business from 2019 through graduation; the Arabic Club; Sigma DeltaAdministration, she said.It is so fulfilling to know that all the hard Pi: National Hispanic Honor Society; and Sigma Alpha Pi: Thework that I have put in has been recognized, especially in a time where National Society of Leadership and Success.we have had to adapt to so may changes throughout this year. Spivey was selected six times to present original research at VSUsAs a student at VSU, Roberson earned Deans List honors annual Undergraduate Research SymposiumArchetypicalevery semester. Representations of Hispanic Families (2018 oral presentation), The Perseverance of Colloquialisms and the Culture of Minorities in SpanishRoberson also enjoyed a number of opportunities to engage in Literature (2019 oral presentation), The Mistreated Steak, a Mirrorresearch activities with her classmates and faculty. Two of her favorite for Women in Rosario Castellanos Leccin de Cocina (1972) (2019topics were How Ethics Affect Profits and Various Leadership poster presentation), An Analysis of the Spread and Related Works ofStyles and Their Effects on Job Satisfaction. She believes the the Black Legend of the Spanish Colonies (2020 poster presentation), 230TH COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY| 39'