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HOMETOWN RELEASE: Carrollton Resident at UT Tyler Recognized for Outstanding Leadership
Student leaders and organizations at The University of Texas at Tyler were recognized during the 2010 Student Leadership and Service Awards Banquet, Dr. Howard Patterson, vice president for student affairs, announced.
Among awards presented, Brakeysha Samms of Carrollton received the UT Tyler Student Government Association 2010 Spirit Award. The award recognizes a SGA senator for exceptional service from fall 2009 to the spring 2010 semester.
Samms is one of two senators currently representing the UT Tyler College of Arts and Sciences.
University students, faculty and staff submitted nominees, and winners were chosen by a selection committee consisting of faculty and staff. The UT Tyler Office of Student Life and Leadership sponsored the awards reception.
One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 90 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 6,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.