Cullman’s Myles McLeroy named Most Outstanding Freshman in UA’s Computer-Based Honors Program


Myles McLeroy, left, with Darren Evans-Young, freshman instructor of the University of Alabama’s Computer-Based Honors Program (Courtesy of McLeroy family)

TUSCALOOSA – Myles McLeroy, of Cullman, a student in the Computer-Based Honors Program (CBHP) in the Honors College at the University of Alabama, was named the Darren Evans-Young Outstanding Computer-Based Honors Freshman at the CBHP awards banquet held on April 6, 2018.

Myles is a freshman double majoring in computer science and mathematics. He serves as a lab manager for the Computer-Based Honors Program, is a software developer for the University of Alabama College of Continuing Studies and a research assistant for the Human-Technology Interaction Lab. He maintains a 4.0 grade point average.

The Computer-Based Honors Program (recently renamed the Randall Research Scholars Program after Dr. Catherine J. Randall, director emerita and program alumna) is a nationally recognized undergraduate research program which pairs exceptional students directly with leading research professors and cutting-edge computing technology to complete scholarly research in a variety of disciplines.

The program recently celebrated its 50th anniversary and has been cited by the National Institute of Education as one of the six most intriguing honors programs in the United States and was the first university-wide undergraduate research program in America.

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