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Education shoutouts

Albion College

Grant Evans of Granite Quarry graduated from Albion College with a degree in business.

Belmont Abbey

Seth Cauble was named to the President’s List for the spring semester with a 4.0 grade point average.

Bismarck State College

Ronald Fogle of Kannapolis has been named to the President’s Honor Roll for the spring semester.

Students must maintain at least a 3.50 grade point on a 4.00 scale while enrolled in at least 12 semester hours of classes to qualify for the honor

Clemson University 

Area students were among those named to the President’s List at Clemson University. A student must achieve a 4.0 (all As) grade-point average.

The students and their majors are: Audra S. Benson of Salisbury, psychology; Rebecca I. Lindgren of Concord, psychology; Hannah Reilly Pollock of Concord, microbiology; Conner N. Sunderman of Harrisburg, marketing; Joseph M. Whipple of Harrisburg, architecture; and Jason M. White of Concord, criminal justice.

Area students were among those named to the Dean’s List. A student must achieve a grade-point average between 3.50 and 3.99 on a 4.0 scale.

The students and their majors are: Allison Ann Ault of Mooresville, management; Caroline M. Clary of Harrisburg, mechanical engineering; Lori-April Julianna Goodman of Salisbury, psychology; Eric R. Jackson of Mooresville, architecture; William D. Kelly of Concord, biological sciences; Jesse G. Kluttz of Concord, environmental and natural resources; Harry S. McKay II of Concord, financial management; Abigail R. Stoddard of Concord, political science; and Alexander B. Vanhook of Concord, production studies in performing arts.

Hurley Elementary School

The following students made All-A Honor Roll at Hurley Elementary School:

Third grade: Nadia Ahmed, Brooklyn Billings, Taliyah Freeman, Andrew Hamm, Austin Harkey, Matthew Jones, Cheyenne Owens, Aiden Peek, Abigail Pritchard, Phoenix Ratliff and William Serrano Trinh.

Fourth grade: Kanaiyah Crump, De Ke Gai Dixon, Montrell Evans, Iylia Gibson, Rylee Hedrick, Yandel Hernandez Arteaga, Makagbeh Jabateh, Cameron Kluttz and Waylen Martinez.

Fifth grade: Ren Blankenship, Daniel Garrido Juarez, Shakeyla Hancock, James Jones, Megan Lentz, Sh-Taviah McCluney, John Miller, Miles Parks, Daniela Salazar Sola, Kaden Sanders, Brennon Stevenson and Bryant Wicks.

James Madison University 

Robert Shields of Salisbury graduated from James Madison University with a bachelor of business administration in accounting.



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