Hendersonville student wins Vol State leadership award

Submitted on April 07, 2011 at 10:48 AM

Jamie Blurton of Hendersonville was recently honored with the Robert M. Ruff Distinguished Leadership Award during the annual Student Leadership Luncheon at Volunteer State Community College. Blurton was recognized for her work as Vice President of the Phi Theta Kappa honors society, Vice President of the Psychology Club, Vice President of the Gay-Straight Alliance, and Secretary of State of the Student Government Association.

The Robert M. Ruff Award is named for Professor of History and Political Science, Dr. Robert Ruff. The criteria for the award include dedication, dependability, sensitivity, objectivity and the ability to motivate others.

Blurton is also an active member of End Slavery Tennessee. She is majoring in psychology at Vol State and plans to graduate this spring and transfer to Union University. Her mother, Teresa Blurton, lives in Henderson, Tennessee and her father, Kevin Blurton, lives in Florence, Alabama.

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Jamie Blurton (left) receives the leadership award from Dr. Robert Ruff (right).

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