BETHANY, W.Va. – Four Bethany College students were honored with College-wide awards at the College's Honors Convocation held in early April.

Cara Henry, a Biology major from St. Clairsville, Ohio, was named Outstanding Senior. The Francis O. Carfer Prize is given to the senior who in the judgment of the Honors Committee, has made the most outstanding contribution to the College. Recipients of the award must display sound academic accomplishments and characteristics of loyalty, service and devotion to Bethany.

Lauren Davidson, a History and Political Science major from Toronto, Ohio, received the Bethany 2000 Prize. This award recognizes the member of the senior class who has best demonstrated loyalty and commitment to Bethany College through involvement in a wide variety of activities. The recipient must maintain at least a 3.0 grade-point average and demonstrate the characteristics of enthusiasm, dependability and dedication.

David Hayes, an Economics major from Cross Lanes, W.Va., was named Outstanding Junior Man. The W.F. Kennedy Prize is based on the student's contribution to the College community life through leadership activities, in personal character and in scholarship.

Vanessa Plumly a German and History major from Barnesville, Ohio, received the Pittsburgh Bethany College Club Award as Outstanding Junior Woman. The award is based on the qualities of leadership, character, conduct and scholarship. The Club, comprised of Bethany alumnae in Pittsburgh, has placed a plaque in Phillips Hall on campus in which the names of winners are engraved.