Etowah Senior named KSU’s Outstanding Joint Enrollment Honors Student

Olivia Clark‚ an Etowah High School senior‚ is Kennesaw State University’s 2006…

Georgia (Mar 30, 2006) — Etowah Senior named KSU’s Outstanding Joint Enrollment Honors Student

Karen Kennedy

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Olivia Clark‚ an Etowah High School senior‚ is Kennesaw State University’s 2006 Outstanding Joint Enrollment Honors Student. Clark earned the highest GPA‚ a perfect 4.0‚ in the greatest number of credits of any other Joint Enrollment student. Through the Joint Enrollment program‚ she will complete her entire freshman year of coursework while still a senior in high school‚ where she is in the top 2 percent of her class.

In addition to excelling academically‚ Clark has played defense on the Etowah High School soccer team. An aspiring entrepreneur‚ she plans to pursue a business degree at Georgia State University in the fall. She was honored at a ceremony at KSU on March 27.

Etowah High School has more students enrolled in KSU’s Joint Enrollment Honors Program than any other Georgia high school. Counselor Jeff Bennett notes that Etowah has produced winners of the top Joint Enrollment award in several recent years.

The Joint Enrollment Honors Program is available to high school juniors and seniors who meet admissions requirements of an 1100 SAT and 3.0 GPA in college−prep curriculum. Tuition is paid for through the HOPE scholarship fund. For more information‚ contact Dr. Katherine Kinnick‚ director of pre−college programs‚ at kkinnick@kennesaw.edu.

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Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population of 18‚500 from 132 countries. The third largest state university out of 35 institutions in the University System of Georgia‚ KSU offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.



A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 38,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

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