- The Tillman Award winners were Rebecca Weaver Meares, a business administration major from Rock Hill, and Sydney Laura Shealy, an integrated marketing communication major from Lexington, S.C.
- Winthrop President Anthony DiGiorgio also presented the Holly Self Drummond Award to Tiffany Marie Davis of North Charleston, S.C.
Winthrop University, "Two Students Earn Highest GPA in Winthrop's May Graduating Class" (2005). Winthrop News 2005. 110.