The following students were named Good Citizens for December: Emmitt Lacy, Nataly Landaverde, Addison Johns, Katherine Salazar, Bryson Ellis, Mia Santivanez, Annabella Ingram, Bromley Earnhardt, Ashley Sola Dubon, John Kidwell, Carter Crotts, Taylor Morgan, Mason Truman, Emory Stephens, Andy Lane, Hannah Phelps, Drew Justus, Wendy Landaverde, Xavier Carpenter, Regan Eggers, Chania Henderson, Landon Getzlaff, Elijah McGinnis, Lark Staley, Gregorio Benitez-Osuna, Lily Smicker, Abigail Lacy, Ashley Estrada Espinoza, Shanni Warren and Jurnee Morton.
The following students who have qualified for the Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP):
Fourth through sixth graders: Mary Kathryn Aycock, Maggie Antosek, Ellie Cardelle, Mary Grace Cardelle, Hannah Carr, Emma Rose Dishman, Cooper Fleeman, Tony Frank, James Holland, Theresa Hurysz, Cecile Marcum, Amanda Nollenberger, Gianna Patella, Jake Trainor and Kyna Zaldivar.
Seventh graders: Grace Blackwell, Riley Dillon, Colin Donaldson, Mabel Harrison, John Sentilles, Ella Trainor and Sutton Webb.
This program is a gifted education program based at Duke University. Its stated purpose is to identify gifted children and provide them and their parents the resources for them to reach their full educational potential. Their programs are designed to challenge gifted students, inspire them to take pride in their abilities, and continue to foster their educational, social, and emotional development. The first Duke TIP talent search took place in 1980.
The following students made Dean’s List for the fall 2016 semester:
Tori Gaul, of Gold Hill and Marshall Shank, of Salisbury.
Students earning a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while taking 12 or more credit hours are awarded the distinction of Dean’s List honors.
Travalle Payne, of Salisbury has been named to the Columbia College Dean’s List for the fall 2016 term. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must have completed 12 semester hours in a 16-week period and achieved a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 point scale.
Keene State College
Megan Parnigoni, of Kannapolis, was recently named to the fall 2016 Dean’s List at Keene State College. To qualify for the Dean’s List, Keene State undergraduates must be enrolled in a degree program and must have completed a minimum of six credit hours in the semester, receiving no failing or incomplete grades. Students must achieve a 3.5 or higher grade point average on a 4.0 scale to earn Dean’s List honors.
The following students have been named to UNC Asheville’s Dean’s List: Kendall E Grumbles, of Salisbury; Chelsea Marie Hofmann, of Salisbury; Victoria Olivia Isenhour, of Salisbury; Jacob Allen Pond, of Woodleaf and Jonathan Edward Stockwell, of Salisbury.
The Dean’s List is made up of full-time students who have achieved between 3.5 and 3.99 grade point average.
Justin Robert Evans, of Salisbury, was named to the President’s List and Michaela Cheyenne Karriker, of Salisbury, was named to the Dean’s List for fall 2016.
President’s List students compiled a perfect 4.0 grade point average; Dean’s List students achieved a grade point average of 3.3 or better on a four-point scale.