BROWNWOOD – November 8, 2016 – Morgan Andie McCoy of Whitehouse, a May graduate of Grace Community High School in Tyler, was awarded a full-tuition scholarship to attend Howard Payne University as a student in the university’s Guy D. Newman Honors Academy. McCoy, the daughter of Sherrie and Tony McCoy, began at HPU this fall and is majoring in global studies and the Academy.
The Guy D. Newman Honors Academy: The Program for Civic Leadership and Public Policy is designed for academically gifted students who aspire to leadership roles in a variety of careers. Students develop critical-thinking skills by analyzing current issues through the multidisciplinary Honors Academy major, which includes courses from the School of Humanities and the School of Business.
McCoy chose to attend HPU because of the Academy program. She discovered the university while researching colleges online.
“At HPU, I hope to gain an academic foundation for my future,” she said. “The Academy program and its rigorous academic standards will prepare me for graduate school.”
McCoy participates in Moot Court at HPU and plans to attend graduate school and work in federal law enforcement upon graduating from the university.
“We are thrilled to welcome an exceptional new class into HPU’s Guy D. Newman Honors Academy,” said Dr. Matthew McNiece, Academy director. “Andie joins a small cohort of equally dedicated, bright and talented students as they learn to put into practice the Academy’s motto: ‘Facing the Future with Faith and Knowledge.’”
For more information about HPU and the Guy D. Newman Honors Academy, visit www.hputx.edu.
Cutline: Morgan Andie McCoy received a full-tuition scholarship to attend Howard Payne University as a student in the university’s Guy D. Newman Honors Academy.