Education shoutouts

  • Posted: Thursday, June 26, 2014 12:01 a.m.
    UPDATED: Thursday, June 26, 2014 6:55 a.m.
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North Hills honors

The following North Hills Christian School students were recognized during the fourth quarter for displaying the fruits of the spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.

First gradeBella Caraccio, Casen Cape, Amber Crisco, Morgan Deaton, Tori Edwards, Brayden Latva, Olivia Shoemaker


Second gradeIsaiah Brown, Collin Cape, Jill Boger, Audrey Corriher, Samantha Davis, Tayla Davis, Bella Keck, Carlee Latva, Andrew Mead, Noah Merrell, Rylan Talbott, Kasey Wippenbeck

Fourth gradeBrenden Arrowood, Kahlil Cross, Abbey Deaton, Morgan Humble, Rachel Judd, Jada Rice, Jacob Saunders, Que Sloan, Jax Wetzel

Fifth GradeAlex Ballard, Ava Corriher, Eli Huffman, Stephen Johnson, Journey Kellis, Raegan Lowder, Joe Mayo, Isaiah Murdock, Caroline Nance, Liam Ogg, Jordan Winecoff

The following North Hills Christian School students made the all-A Honor Roll during fourth quarter.

First grade – Natalie Coates, Maggie Cross, Morgan Deaton, Max Foote, Ben Hogan, Brayden Latva, Riley Lowder, Kanji Ram, Olivia Shoemaker, Brayden Smith

Second grade – McKenna Anderson, Corbin Bailey, Isabella Banish, Collin Cape, Megan Clifford, Audrey Corriher, Samantha Davis, Tayla Davis, Olivia Everhart, Rachel Johnson, Tyler Kepley, Carlee Latva, Andrew Mead, Landon Merrell, Noah Merrell, Josue Nunez, Jenna Plummer, Selah Smith, Lily Sparks, Jonathan Spillane, Sam Wilson, Kasey Wippenbeck

Third grade – Jordan Henderson, Kane Talbott

Fourth grade – Morgan Humble, Aaron McGrail

Fifth grade –Austin Latva, Caroline Nance, Abigail Zunk

Seventh grade – Colby Edmonds, Audrey McGrail, Klara Ogg, Luke Thomas

Eighth grade – Caroline Cody, Brittany Gaddis, Mary Kaufmann, Camantha-Rea Lyerly, Brianna Miller, Annabelle Nagy

Ninth grade – Marissa Murdock, Jordan Plummer

10th grade –Brittney Hogan

11th grade – Brianna Caraccio, Savanna Li, Christopher Taylor

12th grade – Emily Boggs, Morgan Bowman, Elisabeth Farmer, Kevin Mitchell, Natalie Whicker

Woodleaf honor roll

The following Woodleaf Elemenatry School students were named to the fourth quarter all-A honor roll.

Third grade – Morgan Creason, Abram Davis, Emma Josey, Samantha Keys, Carolina Mitchell, Emily Mitchell, Seth Moretz, Mackenzie Riley, Carson Simmerson, Karsen Simpson, Malachi Smith

Fourth grade – Ariana Anaya-Locklear, Hayden Brown

Fifth grade – Hannah Daniels, Kaylin Dowling, Stephanie Roque-Barcenas, Sierra Simmerson

Faith honor roll

The following Faith Elemenatry School students were named to the fourth quarter all-A honor roll.

Third grade – Chase Beason, Gavin Byrd, Caroline Cozart, Ela Doby, Logan Eastman, Hayley Lash, Maddox Rollins, Hunter Wall, Terry Woods, Lillian Yousey

Fourth grade – Grace Goldstein, Luke Heglar, Joshua Jeans, Gunnar Michael, Christian Morris, Brandon Nichols

Fifth grade – Michael Altmann, Aaron Bradshaw, Ryan Duncan, Garren Hudson, Ben Klein, Ashton McDaniel, Jaden Vaughn, Ellie Wilhelm, Ethan Wilhelm

Elon honors

Elon University has released its spring semester President’s List and Dean’s List honorees, as well as students who graduated in late May as members of the Class of 2014.

The President’s List is composed of students with no grade below an A-minus in a minimum of 12 semester hours. The Dean’s List is composed of students with no grade below a B-minus and a grade point average of at least 3.50 in a minimum of 12 semester hours.

More than 1,200 students received degrees in a May 24 ceremony featuring an address from sports commentator and former professional tennis star Mary Carillo.

Dean’s list – Alexa A. Chickene of Mooresville, daughter of Joseph Chickene and Sheila Chickene of Raleigh; Jenell M. Gallagher of Mooresville, daughter of Robert Gallagher, Jr. and Jena Gallager of Mooresville; Burke R. Hrovat of Mooresville, son Brad Hrovat and usan Hrovat of Mooresville; Simone L. Jackson of Mooresville, daughter of David Jackson and Brenda Wynn-Jackson of Mooresville; Brianna L. Marino of Mooresville, daughter of Ron Marino and Laura Marino of Mooresville; Timothy E. Melton of Mooresville, son of Roy Melton of Mooresville and Laura Blauch and David N. Blauch of Mooresville; Caroline G. Yuen of Mooresville, daughter of Garry Yuen and Sandra Yuen of Mooresville

President’s list – Julie L. Tonnesen of Salisbury, daughter of Rev. Philip Tonnesen and Debra Tonnesen of Salisbury

Graduates – Waelston T. Black of Kannapolis received his bachelor of arts degree in political science. Black is the son Stoney Black and Thanya Black of Concord.

Gabriel A. Noble of Kannapolis received his bachelor of arts degree in English. Noble is the son of Alan Noble and Maria Noble of Newport News, Virginia.

Kelsey M. Camacho of Mooresville graduated cum laude with her bachelor of arts degree in English. Camacho is the daughter of Arthur Camacho and Renee Camacho of Mooresville.

Jeffrey J. Ouellette of Mooresville received his bachelor of science degree in business administration management. Ouellette is the son of James A. Ouellette and Anne M. Ouellette of Mooresville.

Julie L. Tonnesen of Salisbury graduated cum laude with her bachelor of arts degree in middle grades education. Tonneson is the daughter of Rev. Philip Tonnesen and Debra Tonnesen of Salisbury.

Pembroke University chancellor’s list

PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke announced its chancellor’s list for the spring semester 2014.

Devon Alexandra Mauldin of Kannapolis was named to the chancellor’s list.

Students are eligible for the chancellor’s list if they achieve a minimum semester quality point average of 3.7 while passing at least 12 semester hours of course work. None of the 12 hours may be pass/fail.

University of Massachusetts Lowell graduate

Tracy Wharton of Salisbury was among a record number of graduates — 3,478 — presented with diplomas at the University of Massachusetts Lowell’s 2017 commencement exercises May 17 at the Tsongas Center at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Wharton received a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from the Graduate School of Education.

Harding University graduate

Brian Knoske of Salisbury is one of more than 750 graduates who received a diploma at Harding University’s commencement exercises May 10.

Knoske received a doctor of pharmacy degree.

Hairston Funeral Home scholarships

For a second year, the Hairston Funeral Home, Inc., of Salisbury, has awarded six $500 scholarships to area graduating high school and early college students in the Rowan-Salisbury School System. Each student is officially enrolled in a college or university of their choice. The following students are the recipients of this year’s scholarships.

Jeryon M. Davis, son of Odessa Davis, is a graduate of Salisbury High School. He will be attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the fall.

Grayson R. Haff, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Haff, is a graduate of Jesse C. Carson High School. He will be attending East Carolina University in Greenville in the fall.

Jasmine A. Jordan, daughter of Teresa Adams, is a graduate of West Rowan High School. She will be attending North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro in the fall.

Kai A. McGowan daughter of Cynthia Neely and Paul McGowan, is a graduate of Rowan County Early College. She will be attending North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro in the fall.

Donte’ C. Means, son of Stephanie Hall, is a graduate of East Rowan High School. He will be attending Catawba College in the fall.

Joshua B. Tillman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kent Wilkerson, is a graduate of North Rowan High School. He will be attending North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro in the fall.

UNC Charlotte honors

The chancellor’s list recognizes undergraduate students with outstanding records of academic performance. To qualify for the chancellor’s list, a full-time student must earn a grade point average of at least 3.8 in 12 or more semester hours of credit graded A, B, or C, with no grade less than C.

China Grove – Heaven Bare, Erin Freeze, Lizabeth Hartman, Krista Haywood, Amber Johnson, Deana Rivers, Elisa Sanchez, Whitney Troutman

Cleveland – Olivia McSwain

Kannapolis – Brittany Byrne, Anahi Carmona, Benjamin Cobb, Beth Cossart, Kimberly Dean, Khaliah Harvey, Tyler Honeycutt, Tatum Johnson, Brittany Joseph, Elizabeth Lane, Jacob Nelson, Austin Reynolds, Madeline Rinehardt, Tiffany Robertson, Houston Skipper, Kiana Staton, Timothy Vernon, Katie Waldroup, Meredith Williams, Tiffany Wright, Chadwick Wyens, Pa Xiong

Landis – Kristin Head

Mooresville – Amanda Allison, Alexandra Bakeeff, Jessica Beaver, Laurie Bernadel, Frank Booth, Sarah Brewster, Scott Brotherton, Carmen Burgess, Jamie Carr, Joseph Casper, Ashley Collazo, Danielle Crimi, Taylor Cummins, Alexandria Cusimano, Heather Daniels, William Davis, Craig Delduca, Jamie Elwell, Jeremy Ferden, Mitchell Figler, Jonathan Gaghan, Ronald Giammarinaro, Erin Gleason, Karah Grossman, Carlie Herron, Carol Huntley, Courtney Isom, Roger Jackson, Graham James, Kaitlyn Januszkiewicz, Ally Jarvi, Kevin Johnson, Devin Jones, Nicholas Kochek, Kyle Kokot, Kinzey Kublank, Bilqees Laghari, Scarlette Leber, Everett Lederer, Amanda Lejasbunde, Dorothy Liptrap, Jane Marshall, Juliana Mavellia, Maxwell Mazewski, Cale Mehaffey, Mackenzie Moore, Donna Morris, Casey Murr, Alec Newell, Rani Patel, Luke Perry, Caleb Raper, Cameron Rhyne, Megan Salzman, Amber Schaefer, Jensen Schott, Houston Sims, Kelsey Spangler, Makayla Stiffler, Addison Stutts, Jillian VanHoy, Richard Voelker, Carlie Ward, Daniel Watson, Meagan Weber, Elizabeth West, Rachel West,Allie Wyman,Stephanie Wynschenk

Mount Ulla – Katie Combs, James Spurlin

Rockwell – Hunter Bell, Charlotte Brown, Joshua Gobble, Brittany Honeycutt, Macey Morgan, Madelyn Sifford, Regan Wike

Salisbury – Katrina Abel, Faith Alessio, Madison Anderson, Paige Banish, Hector Bonilla, Britney Callahan, Miles Cloninger, Jill Foster, Hannah Freeze, Tayler Green, Alexandrea Harris, Kelly Harrison, Carla Johnston, Robert Kauffman, Kenzie Lafevers, Sara Milam, Kayla Misenheimer, Taylor Osian, Nicholas Overcash, Emily Reardon, Brian Riddle, Travis Thomason, William Watkins, Laura Worden, Megan Wray

Spencer – Camille Mackey

Woodleaf – Randall Boles, Christopher Estrada

The Dean’s List recognizes undergraduate students with outstanding records of academic performance. To qualify for the Dean’s List during the fall or spring semester, a full-time student must earn a grade point average between 3.40 and 3.79 in 12 or more semester hours of credit graded A, B, or C, with no grade less than C.

China Grove – Caleb Barnette, Victoria Byers, Jordan Honbarger, Macie Hudson, Kathryn Long, Tyler Roberts, Andre Sanchez

Cleveland – Tiffany Eggers, Robert Ellis, Aaron Rice

Gold Hill – Lukas Lakes

Granite Quarry – Jimillia Wilson

Kannapolis – Kelsey Cochran, Natalie Cornell, Ian Doyle, Brenton Ellison, Spencer Falls, Branson Greer, Michael Hill, Mallory Holmes, Nadine Long, Michael Maffei, Garrett Munday, Wesley Price, Daniel Satterwhite, Nathaniel Sexton, Jared Thompson, Trevor Todd, Linda Xiong

Mooresville – Richard Adams, Jessica Ballentine, Michaela Barrett, Tabitha Anne Bleil, Alyssa Bonge, Joshua Bost, Kari Brawley, Jessica Brooks, Michael Brown, Caleb Bruin, Brittany Chin, Blake Craver, Catherine Daniels, Evan De Guzman, Mitchell Dixon, Meghan Driscoll, Jason Dunn, Karley Edwards, Eric Fellner, Laura Finan, Brittany Freeze, Chelsea George, Noah Goode, Taylor Granelle, Christina Gullo, Steven Haight, Kyle Haslett, Kelly Henley, Nicholas Hensley, Robert Houck, Faye Hutchison, Brittany Kentler, Chesney Klubert, Elizabeth Koehler, Matthew Kormanek, Courtney Laurer, Julian Leicht, Patrick Lowe, Jessica Mack, Brooke McGrath, Evan Miller, Graham Nleya, Emily O’connell, Gregory Pappas, Jay Parkinson, Alexander Penna, Alyson Pfeil, Jude Raj, Stephanie Reavis, Elizabeth Reilly, Jenna Saxton, Lauren Shaver, Evan Shek, Brandon Smith, Jillian Solotes, Kaitlyn Solotes, Amy Spaide, William Stephens, Caleb Stratton, Jonathan Suttles, Wesley Taylor, Andrew Tilley, Emily Vernon, Lucas Verville, Dante Vicharelli, Brittany Ward, Marissa Wick, Kari Wirgau, Britton Yates, Nadia Zeineddine

Mount Ulla – Lauren Foster, Kayla Freeman

Rockwell – Michael Broskin, Tracy Cochran, Richard Crouch, Anna Culbreth, Taylor Honeycutt, Shelby Hopkins, David Jaap, Brittney Perryman

Salisbury – Morgan Adkins, Sarah Agner, Christopher Allen, Nathanial Ashby, Spencer Atwell, Coleton Boone, Justin Boone, Kaison Denton, Katelyn Elium, Jacoblyn Gardiner, Katelyn Heath, Amanda Hipple, Louis Kraft, Matthew Morgan, Olivia Rankin, Weston Rogers, Zachary Tanner, Timothy Walters, Kevin Wong

Governor’s School

On June 15, 650 rising high school juniors and seniors from traditional public schools, charter schools, private schools and homeschools in nearly every county in the state began a one-of-a-kind educational journey at the 2014 North Carolina Governor’s School. The five-and-a-half week summer residential program provides intellectually gifted high school students the opportunity to explore new ideas and concepts in their chosen discipline as well as take unique, integrative courses focusing on contemporary ways of thinking and the links between theory and practice.

Governor’s School East – Jessica G. Gada, English; Caroline M. Billingsly, mathematics; Jordan A. Rogers, natural science

Governor’s School West – Emily G Wilhelm, English; Austin G. Pinion, social science

Davidson County Community College graduates

Davidson County Community College honored 780 graduates during the 2014 commencement exercises. The graduating class earned 610 degrees, 176 diplomas and 509 certificates, with many graduates earning more than one credential.

Area students who graduated include:

Cleveland – Jessica Barber, Rebecca Coxey, Jacqueline Greenwood, Ross Nichols

Granite Quarry – Tamara Alston

Gold Hill – Dustin Earnhardt, Bryan Thompson

Rockwell – Robert Dixon, Kendra Pozyck

Salisbury – Alcira Aguilera, Ronald Allen, Emanuel Allison, Haley Bond, Heather Burris, Holly Cameron, Tekila Cornelius, Haywood Cunningham, Brittany Damba, Jason Evans, Kayla Foster, Barbara Fuller, Keisha Kirk, Donald Little, Christina Machamer, Barry McCall, Leah Murdock, Ashley Painter, Sasha Papa, Thomas Phillips, Brian Roberts, Rafat Sabakada, Leslie Smith, Erica West

Spencer – Miranda Fink

Georgia Southern dean’s list

Georgia Southern University recently named 2,518 students as 2014 spring semester dean’s list honorees. Cameron Feriante from Granite Quarry has been named to the list for excellence in academics. To be eligible for the dean’s list, a student must have at least a 3.5 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester.

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