SPARTANBURG, SC — Emma Grace Stevenson, of Frankfort, received a bachelor of arts degree majoring in French and government, cum laude. Stevenson also received the George C. S. Adams Award, the departmental award for French. George Cotton Smith Adams joined the faculty in 1952, serving until 1976 as professor of foreign languages.
The academic major awards are decided by the college's faculty. Seniors are recommended by the major departments on the basis of academic achievement, character and intellectual promise. Some of the awards are named in honor of persons who have made significant contributions to the intellectual life of the college.