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Education shoutouts

Clemson University

CLEMSON, S.C. — Local students graduated from Clemson University at spring commencement ceremonies.

They are:

• Audra S. Benson of Salisbury, bachelor of arts in psychology.

• Lori-April Julianna Goodman of Salisbury, bachelor of science in psychology.

• Tayler M. Green of Salisbury, master of arts in writing, rhetoric and media.

• Joshua M. Hawk of China Grove, bachelor of science in materials science and engineering.

Clemson awarded more than 3,600 degrees in the ceremonies at Littlejohn Coliseum.

Faith Elementary School

The following students were named Good Citizens and Good Deed Doers:

Good Citizens: Lucas Coffey, Jayde Poole, Julianna Sheets, Lillie Garmon, Ethan Nguon, Jackson Keys, Dawson Byars, Savannah Eldreth, Emeri Riley, and Bella Shulenberger.

Good Deed Doers: Emma Wilhite, Madeline Griffin, Maci Williams, Myrrah Stone, Chesslee Allen, Zayne Peoples, Madison Tucker, Brock Monroe, Allisson Delgado and Emma Savage.

Lenoir-Rhyne University

HICKORY — Lenoir-Rhyne University announced students who have been named to the university’s honor rolls, a distinction for those who achieve the highest academic standards.

For the spring semester, nearly 200 students were named to the President’s List, an honor achieved by those who recorded a grade point average of 3.9 or higher. In addition, more than 300 students were named to the Dean’s List, a recognition to those who achieved a 3.5 to 3.89 GPA.

To be eligible for the President’s or Dean’s lists, students must complete at least 12 hours of letter-graded courses.

The following local students were named to the lists:

President’s List

• Hubbard Caroline of China Grove

• Page Reagan of China Grove

• Pruitt Casey of China Grove

• Blalock Megan of Kannapolis

• Wright Erin of Kannapolis

• Lowe Jocelyn of Salisbury

Dean’s List

• Smith Madison of China Grove

• Huffman Hailey of Salisbury

Millbridge Elementary

The following students were named May Good Citizens:

Kindergarten: Arraya Vail, Hunter Oxendine, Jacob Leach, Eva Vega, Vada Overcash, Naomi Burleson, Lily Landing, Keaton Chavis, Macy Harrington and Jasper Peyton.

First grade: Kash Thompson, Greyson Wright, Bayley Carter, Parker Whaley, Skyla Davis, Tyson Smith, Zane Hinson, Carsyn Wilhelm, Axel Benitez and Allison Ferguson.

Second grade: Ayden Barbee, Ella Baker, Brody Richardson, Ella Pitre, Blake Marek, Addy Corriher, Leighton Hawkins, Carlos Rhodes, Hope Bostian and Evan Lopez Dominguez.

Third grade: Jeremy Haney, Kaylee Stamey, Zander Nowlin, Zoe Miller, Lily Brown, Adriana Russell, Trexler Yon and Ethan Smith.

Fourth grade: Frida Bernal, Cole Wheeler, Michael Perez, Ethan Johnson, Rica Toler, Keegan Strickland, Jhack Pless and Lawson Patterson.

Fifth grade: Avery Frampton, Ashton Lamb, Joseph Harris, Sarah Parker, Ivy Vinson, Danica Krieg, Ellie Mills and Nolan White.

University of North Georgia

DAHLONEGA, Ga. — Meghan Ashleigh Hedgepeth of Salisbury graduated from the University of North Georgia with a bachelor of science degree in nursing.

Almost 1,300 newly minted University of North Georgia graduates walked in spring commencement ceremonies held May 3-4 at the convocation center. In total, the college granted 1,898 degrees and certificates to 1,850 graduates for the spring 2019 semester.

Hedgepeth was also named to the President’s Honor Roll at the University of North Georgia for achieving a 4.0 grade point average. Students enrolled in 12 or more credit hours in bachelor’s degree programs who achieved a 4.0 grade point average were named to the President’s Honor Roll.

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