GREENVILLE, S.C. — Gideon Painter, a junior journalism and mass communications from Cridersville, has been honored by Bob Jones University Alumni Association as a legacy student.
Each year the association recognizes second-, third-, and fourth-generation legacy students. To be eligible, students must have at least one parent who graduated from Bob Jones University.
Graduating legacy students are presented with a medallion signifying the multi-generational history during commencement week at the annual Legacy Medallion Ceremony and Reception. Graduating seniors are encouraged to wear their medallions during commencement activities.
In addition to the Legacy Medallion, the BJU Alumni Association makes available Alumni Child Tuition Aid grants to legacy students who have at least one parent who is a member of the Association.