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Amanda Newsome nominated for UK Student Employee of the Year

Amanda Newsome and her family as well as her supervisor at the Awards Banquet.

Amanda Newsome, Class 11 Robinson Scholar, recently accepted a Certificate of Merit for being nominated as the University of Kentucky Student Employee of the Year. Newsome, an elementary education major, works for the Robinson Scholars Program. Her official title is Executive Administrative Assistant and works primarily with the college program and coordinating events with the regional program.

"To be nominated for this prestigious award, the UK Student Employee of the Year, is such an honor. Knowing that all the hard work that I have done for this wonderful program has been recognized is a great feeling. This demonstrates that working hard truly does pay off and I couldn't be more happy working for such a fantastic program," Newsome said.

Amanda, as well as other nominees, were honored on April 10th for all of their hard work and dedication to the University of Kentucky.