Greenville College Senior Alexander Simmonds Receives Maxwell Award Fund

Alexander Simmonds and family members of the late Dr. Richard Maxwell, who were able to attend the celebration and lecture on April 23.

Greenville College senior pre-med student Alexander Simmonds, of Greenville, received the Maxwell award at the Twenty-third annual Richard W. Maxwell Memorial Lecture recently. The lecture, given for those interested in the field of medicine, was presented by Dr. Michael Bond, a 1992 graduate of Greenville College.

Alexander Simmonds surrounded by Dr. Gene Dunkley (left), Alexander’s mother, Lee & Karen Simmonds, and Dr. Daryl Cox
Alexander Simmonds surrounded by Dr. Gene Dunkley (left), Alexander’s mother, Lee & Karen Simmonds, and Dr. Daryl Cox

Alexander Simmonds, the son of Lee and Karen Simmonds, of Greenville, recently graduated with honors from GC and plans to attend medical school this fall at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. The Richard W. Maxwell Memorial Award Fund was established to encourage academic excellence and pursuit of careers in the profession of medicine. An award is given annually to a senior pre-medical student of Greenville College. The Biology faculty selects the recipient.