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Academic Honors and Awards

Honors List

Honors Day

Honor Graduates

Academic Recognition Day Scholar/J. G. Woodroof Scholar. All units of the University System select a top student to represent their institution. These students are recognized statewide with resolutions from the State Senate and the House of Representatives. ABAC’s Academic Recognition Day student is chosen by the school deans based on the following: outstanding scholastic achievement, must have a GPA of 4.0 GPA (or close to it), and be a Georgia resident. This student is also designated as the J.G. Woodroof Scholar and presented an award at Honors Day each spring. This award is named in honor of the first President of ABAC, Dr. J. G. Woodroof.

Alumni Association Award. The ABAC Alumni Association Award is presented by the ABAC Alumni Association to the most outstanding bachelor-degree graduate at both fall and spring graduation to recognize a student who has distinguished themselves through scholarship, leadership and citizenship. This award is open to students with an IGPA of 3.0 or higher.

Donaldson Award. The George P. Donaldson Award is presented by the ABAC Alumni Association to the most outstanding associate-degree graduate in both the fall and spring graduation, recognizing a student who has distinguished themselves through scholarship, leadership and citizenship. Named in honor of former ABAC President Dr. George P. “Pete” Donaldson, this award is open to students with an IGPA of 3.0 or higher.