Matthew Boschen Receives Final Convocation Award at Hampden-Sydney College

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Matt Boschen, left, with Dr. Evan Davis

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, VA (05/09/2013)(readMedia)-- At Final Convocation on April 25, Hampden-Sydney College senior Matthew Lee Boschen received the Shelley A. Marshall Short Story Award, presented by Dr. Evan R. Davis, Elliott Associate Professor of English. This award was established by Mr. Donn Marshall, Class of '86, in honor of his wife Shelley Marshall, who perished in the Pentagon on 9/11. Matt's winning story was entitled, "DNA at Work."

A Patrick Henry Scholar, Matt serves as a Resident Advisor, as President of the Baptist Collegiate Ministry, and as Vice-President of the Outsiders Club. He is a member of the Pre-Law Society and the Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship. An English major, Matthew graduated from Patrick Henry High School and is the son of Kenny & Amy Boschen of Ashland.

A private college for men, Hampden-Sydney is ranked in the top tier of liberal arts colleges by U.S. News & World Report. The College is known for its liberal arts curriculum, the Honor Code which stresses individual and collective responsibility, and a focus on the education of young men.