Botkins native presents at sociological association meeting


LEXINGTON, Ky. — Transylvania University senior sociology/anthropology major Jessi Samuel, of Botkins, presented her senior thesis “Who Volunteers? A Multi-Motivational Concept in Nature” at the annual meeting of the North Central Sociological Association in Cincinnati earlier this month.

Samuel is a graduate of New Knoxville high school.

Transylvania University, located in the heart of downtown Lexington, Kentucky, is ranked in the top 15 percent of the nation’s four-year colleges by The Princeton Review, which cites its community-driven, personalized approach to a liberal arts education through its 46 majors. Founded in 1780, it is the 16th oldest institution of higher learning in the country, with nearly 1,100 students. Visit www.transy.edu for more information.