By Ben Wright email@example.com
Columbus State University is accepting nominations for the Dr. John Townsend Achievement Award named in honor of the first African-American student to enroll at CSU.
The award recognizes an individual, organization or group from Columbus, Phenix City, Fort Benning or surrounding areas that has made a contribution to the community or achieved distinction for outstanding service. It will be presented at CSU’s Black Applause Banquet on Feb. 27.
Nominations are accepted online at http://minority.colstate.edu/townsend.asp. Written selections also will be accepted on official forms available in Davidson Center, room 271, on campus during regular business hours. Mail forms to Bernard McCrary, Office of Student Life, Columbus State University, 4225 University Ave., Columbus, Ga. 31907. Deadline is 5 p.m. Jan. 30. Call 706-568-2273.