Eleven seniors have been named Torchbearers, the highest undergraduate honor at UT.
Faculty, staff, and students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, were recognized for outstanding achievements during the Academic Honors Banquet and the Chancellor’s Honors Banquet.
Ten Vols were recognized with the Torchbearer award, UT’s highest undergraduate honor.
Faculty, staff, and students were recognized for outstanding achievements during the Academic Honors Banquet and the annual Chancellor’s Honors Banquet, the university’s largest recognition event of the year.
After a difficult transition, first-generation college student Madison Woods found place at UT through service and a passion for social justice.
Six seniors have been recognized as Torchbearers, UT’s highest undergraduate honor. The recipients learned of their selections through a surprise visit by Chancellor Plowman or a member of her cabinet.
Award recipients are typically celebrated during the Chancellor’s Honors Banquet, canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The awards include the Macebearer and the Jimmy and Ileen Cheek Graduate Student Medal of Excellence.
Seven seniors are being recognized for their academic achievement, leadership, and outstanding service with the university’s highest student honor: The Torchbearer award.
Nine seniors have been recognized for their academic achievement, leadership, and outstanding service with UT’s highest student honor—the Torchbearer award.
More than 95 recipients of the Torchbearer award—the highest student honor bestowed by the university—gathered on campus over the weekend to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the award. The reunion brought together Torchbearer recipients representing classes from 1945 to 2015.
Seven students received the Torchbearer award, the highest honor given to a student, Tuesday at the annual Chancellor’s Honors Banquet. The award is based on academic achievement, leadership, and outstanding service.
The Volunteer statue in Torchbearer Plaza has witnessed many milestones since his 1968 debut on campus including marriage proposals, the Vol Walk, and plenty of graduation day photos. The recent renovation of the plaza has provided a unique opportunity for alumni staff to return a piece of UT history to hundreds of Volunteers.