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Education shoutouts

Campbell University

Morgan Corriher, of Mount Ulla, and Shana Byerly, of Salisbury, made the President’s List at Campbell University for the spring semester.
To make the list, students must maintain a minimum class load of 12 semester hours, earn a GPA of 3.9 or better on work completed during a semester, have no grade below a B and no more than one B grade, have no incomplete grades and have satisfactory social standing.

College of William and Mary

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Joseph Lewis, of Salisbury, recently graduated from the College of William & Mary with a bachelor of arts degree.

Grove City College

GROVE CITY, Pa. — Najib Afghan, of Rockwell, was one of 511 seniors to earn a degree from Grove City College on May 18. Afghan earned a bachelor of science degree entrepreneurship.

Overton Elementary School

The following students were recognized at Overton Elementary School in the month of May as First-Class Scholars for demonstrating the character trait of integrity:

Kindergarten: Bryan Covert Hernandez, Kaytlyn Urbina and Ivionna Kindle.

First grade: Azaria Coleman, Anthony Armijo, Natalee Satterlee, Deangelo Kelly and Mauricio Menjivar Pleitez.

Second grade: Dylan Bellinger, Aniyah Staley and Andre Bolden.

Third grade: Aniyah Jackson and Brandon Kafitz.

Fourth grade: Jayanna Barskile, Olivia Austin, Kyrie Hairston and KayDen Coleman.

Fifth grade: Sofia Martinez, Connor Davidson and Alex Rutherford.

Rockingham Community College

WENTWORTH – Hayden Houston Wilson, of China Grove, has been named to the Dean’s List at Rockingham Community College.

To be eligible for the list, students must maintain a 3.25 GPA during the semester and must have attempted at least 12 college-level credit hours.

Salisbury High School

Camille Palmer was the winner of the Rowan-Salisbury Schools and Rowan IDEA Center’s “5 Minutes Tops Entrepreneurship Showcase” on May 4 at the IDEA Center. Finalists from across the district competed for a grand prize to assist with funding their product or idea.

Palmer competed first at the school level where career and technical education students presented to a panel, similar to the television show “Shark Tank.” On the show, business experts and venture capitalists are persuaded by contestants to invest in contest business plans.

Palmer was runner-up to Wade Robins at the school-level contest in December and moved on to win first place in the district competition.

She competed against 12 other high school students from across the district and won $1,000 to help develop her product, titanium-infused glass.

University of Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — More than 280 University of Alabama students are receiving hands-on and advanced education experiences with dozens of companies and organizations across the United States through the university’s Cooperative Education Program for summer.

Among the students participating is Robert Bergstone of Salisbury, who will work at Michelin North America.

In the Cooperative Education Program, students alternate periods of full-time study with periods of full-time employment. The program offers work related to the academic major or career interests of each student.

While in school, students carry regular course schedules. While on co-op, they work with professionals in their fields who supervise their training and work. At work, co-op students earn competitive salaries and may receive benefit packages in addition to valuable job experience. Participants maintain their full-time student status while at work and have priority registration status each semester through graduation.

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