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April 27, 2010

Lyman represents Kansas during convention in Washington


Aubrey LymanHaving received the highest All-USA Academic Team application score in the state and being named a New Century Scholar, Cowley College sophomore Aubrey Lyman represented Kansas in the opening ceremonies at the American Association of Community Colleges Convention in Seattle, Washington held April 17-19.

Each New Century Scholar received a $2,000 scholarship and Cowley College received special recognition at the AACC Convention. Awards were presented to each scholar at a reception on April 18.

At Cowley, Lyman is involved in Phi Theta Kappa, KNEA (Kansas National Education Association), PAWS (Peers Advocating Wellness for Students), is the president of ACES (Academic Civic Engagement through Service), the president of the Cowley College Young Democrats, and is a representative for clubs in SGA.

The New Century Scholars program is sponsored annually by the American Association of Community Colleges, The Coca-Cola Foundation, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, and Phi Theta Kappa. Accompanying Lyman to Seattle was her mother, Julie, and Phi Theta Kappa Co-Advisor Melinda Neal.