- The Tillman Award is the university’s highest academic honor. Established in 1940 to honor former S.C. Governor Benjamin Ryan Tillman, the award recognizes the graduate who has most consistently met the demands of academic excellence.
- Olivia Keck earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business with an emphasis in marketing. After graduation, she plans to return to work in her family’s wholesale parts business.
Winthrop University, "Business Major Tapped as Tillman Award Recipient" (2014). Winthrop News 2014. 248.