Emmanuel Patton, or 'EP' as he is affectionately called, has been named the University of Mount Olive Male Scholar-Athlete of the Month for the month of November. Patton is a member of the men's basketball team.
A senior from Charlotte, N.C., Patton is a graduate student in the UMO Masters of Business Administration program.
In limited appearances on the court, Patton has played in two games for Mount Olive, registering two points on the season.
Scholar-Athlete of the Month winners are nominated by University of Mount Olive faculty members and selected by a committee chaired by UMO math professor and faculty athletics representative Dr. Brenda Cates.