University Honors Scholar Laura Sherman Announced as 2017 Board of Regents Academic Recognition Day Representative
Laura Sherman graduated as an Honors Scholar this spring with an undergraduate degree in Architecture. She was recently chosen as the 2017 Board of Regents Academic Recognition Day Representative due to her impressive list of academic achievements.
Laura is a member of the American Institute of Architecture (AIA) Students and was elected president of the Student Honors Council. She has received over twenty scholarships during her tenure at KSU including University Honors Program Scholarships, the James G. Fausett Scholarship, the Lance Linscott Scholarship, and the Jimmy Goldgeier Scholarship. She also won state and national competitions including the AIA 2015 Student Showcase, the AIA 2016 Georgia Merit Award, and the 2016 AIA Georgia People's Choice Award. She received the Honors Student Service Award for holding the most community service hours.
At the national level, she was flown to Philadelphia for winning the AIA Committee on the Environment Top Ten competition award for her lung cancer and community center proposal in Atlanta.
Laura was chosen as a finalist for the
Outstanding Honors Senior award for the Marietta campus and
won first place in the KSU Architecture Thesis Competition this spring.