Southern Pines student receives Campbell’s Sullivan Award

May 19, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Southern Pines student receives Campbell’s Sullivan Award

Buies Creek, N.C. - Campbell University graduate Cynthia L. Boulton, of Southern Pines, N.C., received the University’s Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award at the commencement exercises held Saturday, May 14, at the John W. Pope, Jr. Convocation Center. Boulton graduated summa cum laude with a double major in bio-chemistry and chemistry.

Established by the New York Southern Society in 1925, the award honors the memory of Algernon Sydney Sullivan, a prominent New York philanthropist, lawyer and businessman during the late 19th century. Presented annually at Campbell’s spring graduation service, the award recognizes the graduating senior who best exemplifies the Sullivan ideal of compassion, intellect and conduct as evidence of a spirit of love for and helpfulness to others.

Boulton, who is active in both academic and service organizations, is a member of the Pre-Med/Allied Health, Phi Kappa Phi and Pi Eta Sigma honor societies, Campus Crusade for Christ, Relay for Life, Operation Inasmuch, Science Olympiad and the Presidential Scholars Club. She has participated in numerous mission trips both domestic and foreign, including trips to Tanzania and Kenya.

Boulton, who has also worked with Urban Ministries’ Open Door Clinic in Raleigh, plans to attend pharmacy school.

Photo Copy: Campbell University graduate Cynthia Boulton receives the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award. (Photo by Bennett Scarborough)