Edward Kyle Reed has been named Hampton University’s 2009-2010 Model Student. He was selected from a pool of distinguished applicants. “It’s a great feeling and a great experience,” Reed said. “It’s a great opportunity to show my dedication to my school and my community.”
To qualify to be HU’s model student, applicants must have a 3.0 grade point average and be involved in the community and two campus organizations.
Reed, a senior business management major, came highly recommended. He is currently a member of the city of Hampton Democratic Committee and the city of Hampton Neighborhood Commission’s Outreach Committee. At HU, he has served as a member of the Committee on Ceremonial Occasions and the Student Government Association Trustee Taskforce. He is currently the chairman of the HU Student Government’s Governmental Relations.
- is the people here, especially my graduating class, QT7. The friends I made at HU are going to be my friends for the rest of my life!
- will be all the wonderful people I have met here that I refer to as my family. I will miss my big sisters and brothers and all of my little brothers and sisters and close friends I've made. While I know we will be friends forever and talk frequently it will never be like these past four years.
- is the many close relationships that I have built throughout my matriculation, both with professors and students.
Seniors Mavis Baah and Melani French won the 2010 President’s Award, the highest award given to a senior.
The other finalists were so exceptional that this year HU President Dr. William R. Harvey, President of HU, decided to award the finalists; Christine Burton, Jared Council, and Elliot Croom with a $200 reward and a plaque.
Baah is a print journalism and communications major. In her essay she spoke of the Hampton character that helped her in hard times and paved a way for her during internships.