Five area students were recognized during the recent 2013 Honors Day Convocation at Hendrix College.

Michael Glen Nollen, of Conway, received the Ashley R. Coffman Wind Ensemble Award. Nollen is a senior chemistry major at Hendrix.

Mollie Elizabeth Long, of Conway, received the E.W. Martin Memorial Accounting Award. Long is a senior accounting major at Hendrix.

Justin Cole Murdock, of Conway, received the McHenry-Lane Mathematics Award. Murdock is a freshman student at Hendrix.

Todd Wayne Richard, of Conway, received the Vivian Hill Drama Award. Richard is a senior economics and business major at Hendrix.

Elizabeth Ann Williams, of Conway, received the Vivian Hill Drama Award. Williams is a senior theatre arts major at Hendrix.

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country’s up-and-coming liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country’s best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, Forbes magazine’s annual list of America’s Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit