- The Tillman Award is the university’s highest academic honor.
- The Tillman Award winners were Yamilette Chacon of Rock Hill, a sociology major, and Jeanette May Bal of Summerville, S.C., a speech and communication disorders major.
Winthrop University, "Two Students Earn Highest GPA in Winthrop's December Graduating Class" (2005). Winthrop News 2005. 177.