Catawba Valley Community College students Katelyn Lambert and Megan L. Marlowe were recently named Students of the Semester.
Up to eight students are nominated for this award during each academic year. Students are recognized for their academic achievements, school leadership and community involvement. They also receive gift certificates to be used in the CVCC Galley food service and Trove Campus Store.
Taylorsville resident Katelyn Lambert is enrolled in the Associate of Arts College Transfer program and plans to attend Appalachian State University next fall to complete a bachelor’s degree in physical education.
Lambert graduated from Alexander Central High School where she served as Student Council Vice President. She currently serves as 2014-15 president of CVCC’s Student Government Association and was selected for the Student Leadership Academy. She received a Rotaract Emerging Leader Scholarship and served as vice president of the SGA last year. She works at the Adrian L. Shuford Jr. YMCA in Conover and is the daughter of Thomas and Joyce Lambert of Taylorsville.
She earned an associate of music degree from West Lenoir Baptist School of Ministry and is an active member of Pilgrim Baptist Church in Hiddenite where she is a member of the choir, youth ministry, and vacation Bible School music instructor.
Long View resident Megan Marlowe is enrolled in CVCC’s business administration associate degree program and plans to transfer to the University of South Carolina next fall to complete a bachelor’s and master’s degree. A native of Craigsville, W. Va., she has lived in the area for the past nine years. She is an avid gamer and hopes to one day open a video game retail storefront.
Marlowe serves as president of CVCC’s Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society chapter and served as treasurer last year. She has attended many PTK regional and state conferences and won the 2014 Award of Excellence and Certificate of Excellence in Recognition of Distinguished Achievement in regional programs.