Johnson C. Smith University senior Sharelle Hatley has been named the 2012 “Excellence in Leadership” Award recipient. Sharelle Hatley is a women’s volleyball student-athlete and was recognized by the U.S. Marine Corps for great academics, community service, and leadership in sports.

Academically, she stays strong with a GPA of 3.33. Her community work is impeccable with helping with such events as: The Red Flag Campaign, March for Dimes, Make-A-Wish Foundation, and The JCSU Community Cleanup. Upon graduating from JCSU, Hatley wants to pursue higher education and obtain a master’s in social work. She currently is interning in the area of social work with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Mental Health Department for jail inmates.

Sharelle Hatley will be presented her honor on February 25th within Brayboy Gymnasium. Congratulations Sharelle Hatley!