TERRE HAUTE — Paoli resident Elizabeth Kerby has been awarded two of Indiana State University’s most prestigious honors: the Daniel J. Bradley Medal for Leadership, Scholarship and Service and the Hines Memorial Medal from Indiana State University — both for spring 2023.

The Daniel J. Bradley Medal is one of the highest awards given at the university, awarded to a student who represents leadership, scholarship and service, and graduating with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.The Hines Memorial Medal is awarded to students who entered Indiana State University as first-time college freshmen and are graduating with the highest honors classification cumulative grade point average.

Kerby is a Communication Sciences & Disorders major who graduated with a 4.0 grade point average from Indiana State on May 6.

This prestigious Hines Memorial Medal award is named after Linnaeus Neal Hines, Indiana State’s fourth president, from 1921-1933, who served two terms as the Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction. Named in recognition of Dr. Daniel J. Bradley’s exemplary leadership and loyalty to Indiana State during his tenure as 11th president, the Bradley Medal’s service component is representative of the student being highly involved in community service and experiential learning at the University or in a community, serving in multiple capacities of long-term leadership.