Honors and Awards

• Tierno Monénembo, a professor at the summer French School at Middlebury College in Vermont, received the 2008 Prix Renaudot for the best novel of the year. He was recognized for his book, The King of Kahel. Monénembo, a native of the African nation Guinea, has written 10 novels.

• Sandrea Williamson, assistant director of the honor’s program at North Carolina A&T State University, was named Outstanding Adviser by the National Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society.