Education: UNCG graduates, dean's list
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro has announced the following spring graduates:
Kannapolis: Leah M. Byerly, MSN.
Mocksville: Ana L. Monge, BS, cum laude.
Mooresville: Amanda K. Baunach, BS; Chad J. Dickerson, BS;Laura M. Freeze, MS; Matthew N. Hanson, BM; Bailey R. Holt, BS; Brittany E. James, BA; Jessica E. Moulton, BSN; Robert Nesbit, MS; Randal Powell, MLIS.
China Grove: Rachel L. Farmer, MS.
East Spencer: Qureshi L. Wilson, BFA.
Rockwell: Elizabeth L. Ellenburg, BS; Caitlin E. Walter, BSN.
Salisbury: Meredith A. Brooks, BS; Mindy J. Daniel, BS; Lemuel D. Devoe, BA; Lauren Duffy, MS; Anthony M. Grier, BM; Christal E. Maclamroc, BS; Ashley M. Miller, BS; Brittany N. Stamper, BS; Katie M. Ward, BS; Valerie H. Wooten, BS.
UNCG dean’s list
To attain deans’ list, students carrying at least six hours of course work must earn an academic grade point average of 3.5 or higher, with no grade lower than a B minus. Students are eligible after they have completed 15 hours of coursework.
Kannapolis: Nidia A. Bowrey.
Linwood: Leigh A. Everhart.
Mocksville: Hannah T. Beck, Amy B. Church, Jacqueline L. Downing, Meghan R. Dyson, Justin C. Hege, Ana L. Monge, Chelsea L. Swyers, Brooklee N. Want.
Mooresville: Jessica A. Brett, Kristin A. Bure, Brittany N. Grindstaff, Kristi N. Holshouser, Bailey R. Holt, Brittany E. James, Patrick J. Lavan, Holly C. Link, Jennifer C. Link, Jaclyn R. Lomax, Jessica C. Lucas, Amanda M. Smith, Samantha A. Sweet, Lindsey R. White, Kimberly A. Wilson.
China Grove: Samantha C. Abernathy, Latoya R. Alexander, Courtney J. Catanese, Jennifer G. Deal, Mary C. Edwards.
Cleveland: Megan Middleton.
Faith: Jena G. Shores.
Rockwell: Rebecca L. Pate, Caitlin E. Walter.
Salisbury: Mindy J. Daniel, Lemuel D. Devoe, Valentyna Filimonova, Anthony M. Grier, Ashley M. Miller, Laura E. Rector, Vance W. Roberson, Kellie C. Sharpe.
UNCG chancellor’s list
To attain chancellor’s list, full-time undergraduates must have cumulative grade point averages of at least 3.65 of a possible 4.0. To be eligible, students must be enrolled in at least 12 semester hours of course work. They also must have completed 30 hours of coursework.
Linwood: Leigh A. Everhart.
Mocksville: Brooklee N. Want.
Mooresville: Brittany N. Grindstaff, Jessica C. Lucas, Amanda M. Smith, Samantha A. Sweet, Kimberly A. Wilson.
China Grove: Samantha C. Abernathy, Courtney J. Catanese, Olivia M. Pettigrew.
Rockwell: Elizabeth L. Ellenburg, Rebecca L. Pate, Caitlin E. Walter.
Salisbury: Valentyna Filimonova, Anthony M. Grier, Kelsey J. Maher, Lauren Moore, Laura E. Rector, Katie M. Ward.
Virginia Tech grads
The following Virginia Tech students were among those honored at the university’s spring commencement ceremony held May 15 in Lane Stadium.
Kannapolis: Kathryn Bradley BS, animal and poultry sciences.
Salisbury: Joshua Freitag, BS, economics.
Jason Chester, agricultural educator from Mount Ulla, has been selected as the 2009 state winner of the Outstanding Young Member Award given by the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE).
Outstanding Young Member Award winners are agricultural educators who have been teaching for no more than six years and have demonstrated significant progress toward establishing a successful agriculture education program. Applicants are judged on a variety of criteria, including teaching philosophy, effective classroom and experiential instruction, development of partnerships and professional growth.
Chester will compete against Outstanding Young Member winners from surrounding states for the opportunity to be named the 2009 NAAE Outstanding Young Member for Region V. Regional winners will receive a cash award and expense paid trip to attend the 2009 NAAE convention in Nashville, Tenn.
The NAAE Outstanding Young Member Award program is sponsored by John Deere.
as a special project of the National FFA Foundation.