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Young Harris College Recognizes Longtime Faculty and Staff Members

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Young Harris College President Cathy Cox recently recognized five YHC employees for their service of more than 30 years to the College.

“It was an honor to recognize each of these individuals for their dedication to providing excellence to YHC and our students,” said President Cox. “They each embody what it means to be a member of the YHC family.”

Those honored included Associate Professor of Mathematics Lynne Nation for 30 years of service, Accounts Payable/ Payroll Coordinator Peggy Greene for 30 years of service, Chief of Police Ken Henderson for 33 years of service, Grounds Staff Larry Brown for 35 years of service and Professor of English Louisa Franklin for 37 years of service to YHC.

30 Years Recognition

Young Harris College President Cathy Cox (far right) recently recognized Peggy Green (left to right), Ken Henderson, Larry Brown, Lynne Nation and Louisa Franklin for their longtime service to YHC. 

About Young Harris College
Young Harris College is a private, baccalaureate degree-granting college located in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia. Founded in 1886 and historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Young Harris College educates, inspires and empowers students through the highest quality liberal arts education. The College currently has more than 1,100 students across five divisions—Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Mathematics and Science, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga., has completed major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth. Recent LEED-certified campus improvements include the 121,000-square-foot Rollins Campus Center, new residence facilities, and a 57,000-square-foot recreation and fitness center. The College is an active member of NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference. YHC is among fewer than 300 colleges and universities nationwide named to the 2016-2017 list of Colleges of Distinction and is listed as a “Best National Liberal Arts College” by U.S. News & World Report. For more information, visit