Kendarius McNeese
Kendarius McNeese

LIVINGSTON, Ala.—The University of West Alabama recently recognized outstanding students for their academic achievements and leadership roles at the institution’s annual Honors Day.

During the ceremony, 19 honor society chapters on campus recognized their new and previously-inducted members. Colleges and divisions presented nearly 50 awards for special recognition and scholarship to students in their respective fields of study.

In addition, the University Scholars Program recognized an outstanding scholar in each undergraduate degree program, with the recipient having been selected by faculty in the discipline based on academic performance and participation in related activities.

Kendarius McNeese of Shuqualak, a junior at the University of West Alabama, was inducted into Kappa Delta Pi international honor society.

The son of Cassandra McNeese and John Bohannon, he is an elementary education major.

He is active in Enactus and serves as a UWA CARES mentor and SGA senator on campus.