Riley C. Goodman was eating dinner with friends when his phone started buzzing with congratulatory text messages.
The 20-year-old from Catonsville thought the kind words were referring to his summer job that he recently got.
It turns out, he was wrong.
Goodman, a rising junior at Virginia Commonwealth University, was named Most Outstanding Sophomore by the school's photography and film department for the recent school year.
He was caught off guard by the news.
"I was really happy about it because it made me feel like all the hard I've been putting forth this year was worth it," he said. "Even if I hadn't been awarded it, I wouldn't regret...