SPRINGFIELD, MA - Taylor Heggins, of Union, received the Rex's Best Award from American International College (AIC) at the college's Cocurricular Awards Ceremony this spring.

The Rex's Best Award is presented to juniors and seniors who have demonstrated personal growth through sustained leadership in clubs, organizations, athletics and/or in the community while serving as positive role models both inside and outside of the classroom. Rex is the AIC mascot.

Founded in 1885, American International College (AIC) is a private, co-educational, doctoral granting institution located in Springfield, Massachusetts, comprising the School of Business, Arts and Sciences, the School of Education, and the School of Health Sciences. AIC supports and advances education, diversity, and opportunity for its students and the community.