Columbus State University Melora Slotnick was recently honored by Edge Hill University in England with the Bob Wilson Award as its outstanding study abroad student for 2010-2011.
A school news release says Edge Hill, with 24,000 students, hosts 35-40 study abroad students every year from the United States and Mexico. Edge Hill is one of CSU's partner institutions.
Slotnick from Jonesboro, Ga., is a theatre education major.
The award came with a check for 100 British pounds (around $164).
While in England Slotnick landed the lead role in an Edge Hill theatre production of "Carnival of Souls."