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Kenbridge resident earns first-year honors

Mary Lizzie Hodges, daughter of Kristin Callis and Emory Hodges of Kenbridge, was awarded first-year honors at Sweet Briar College for outstanding academic achievement during the 2017 fall semester.

Hodges plans to get her Master of Arts in Teaching in elementary education through Sweet Briar’s five-year program.

To qualify for first-year honors, students must achieve an outstanding record, including a 3.3 grade point average with a minimum of 12 graded academic hours in the first semester of their freshman year.