Central Michigan University recognized the Hodges family as the inaugural recipient of the Family of the Year award. Senior Nyah Hodges credits her mom Devara Kay Hodges, a CMU alum, and her sister, Kylynn, for what she has accomplished so far. She said they both serve as role models, motivating her to do better as a student and as a person.
President Davies presents the Family of the Year award to Devara Kay, middle, and Nyah Hodges. Kylynn Hodges attended virtually.
An initiative of the Office of Student Success
, the Family of the Year award celebrates parents, siblings, grandparents and anyone else who supports and encourages a student's CMU experience. Nominations for the next award period will open in the fall.