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Lander University graduate receives Thayer Award

April 15, 2012
Thayer AwardChristin Moss, of Williamston, finished at the top of her graduating class in December, qualifying her for Lander's prestigious Thayer Award, presented on behalf of the family of Dr. Henry K. Thayer to the graduating senior achieving the highest scholastic average. A member, captain and eventual assistant coach of Lander's women's soccer team, Moss graduated with two degrees, a B. A. in Spanish and a B. S. in exercise science. Pictured at the award ceremony, from left, are: Dr. Leland Nielsen, assistant professor of physical education and exercise studies; Christin Moss; Chris Ayer, head women's soccer coach; Carrie Lucas, instructor of physical education; and Dr. Judy Neufeld, dean of Lander's College of Education. Moss was honored during a private ceremony in March.