Bethany Henning was honored with the 2011 Outstanding Major in Philosophy Award during Honors Day May 17 at North Central College.
Henning is a graduating senior majoring in philosophy. She has accepted a position as a teaching assistant in philosophy at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, where she will pursue graduate studies.
As a student at North Central, Henning participated in the College Scholars Honors Program and served as a preceptor for classes such as History of Ideas. She conducted research and presented her findings at the College's Rall Symposium for Undergraduate Research and at the 2011 National Conference for Undergraduate Research at Ithaca College in Ithaca, N.Y.