Troy student honored as Top 10 Senior at Franklin College


FRANKLIN, Ind. – Franklin College bestowed several awards at the Annual Student Involvement Awards ceremony on April 26, 2023. One of the highlights of the event was the unveiling of the “Top Ten Seniors.” The recipients are chosen based on their academic excellence (a minimum of 3.0 GPA); leadership on campus, both inside and outside the classroom; and their embodiment of the college’s values. Due to a tie, the awards were presented to 12 outstanding seniors this year.

The following local student was recognized as one of the “Top Ten Seniors”:

Clayton Black, son of Molly Black of Troy, Ohio, majored in political science and history. While at Franklin, he was a member of Kappa Delta Rho Fraternity, Interfraternity Council, Student Congress, Franklin College Across the Aisle, Alpha Lambda Delta, Order of Omega, Pi Sigma Alpha and Phi Alpha Theta Honor Societies, Moot Court Team and Model UN Team.

For more information about Franklin College, contact the Office of Communications at 317-738-8185.

Founded in 1834, Franklin College is a residential liberal arts and sciences institution located 20 minutes south of Indianapolis. Franklin offers a wide array of undergraduate majors as well as master’s degree programs in Physician Assistant Studies and Athletic Training. The unique curriculum merges classroom instruction with immersive experiences, research opportunities and study away programs.

Students participate in 21 NCAA Division III sports, esports, Greek life, musical and theatre productions and more than 40 student organizations. As the first college in Indiana to become coeducational with the admission of women, Franklin welcomes diversity of thought, belief and person into a community that values equity and inclusion. Franklin College maintains a voluntary association with the American Baptist Churches USA. For more information, visit Find Franklin College on Facebook and follow @FranklinCollege on Twitter.

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