Sep 8, 2009

2009 Outstanding Parent Award

by Camille Smith

Liberty will be presenting the Outstanding Parent Award to recognize those parents who have gone above and beyond for their child.

Director of Parent and Family Connections Theresa Dunbar explained that students who want to honor their parents for all they have done can nominate them for this award. The student must type an original essay of 250–500 words, double-spaced, answering these questions:

• How have your parent(s) encouraged and supported your Liberty University education?

• How have your parent(s) provided opportunities by serving as a role model or making personal sacrifices to benefit you or others?

• What makes your parent(s) different
from others?

• Have there been any extraordinary events or circumstances separating your parent(s) fro others?

Essays must be submitted no later than noon on Sept. 25, 2009 as an email attachment to

The winning student will receive 150 meal points and their parents will win a two-night stay in the Liberty Mansion Bed and Breakfast for the family weekend on Oct. 30–31.

Contact Camille Smith at 

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