Collegiate Honors

Jan. 26, 2013 @ 07:54 PM

 

Appalachian State

Eric Paul Faucette of Henderson earned a place on the dean’s list at Appalachian State University for the fall semester 2012.

To qualify, a student must either be enrolled for 12 to 14 hours of course work for which quality points are computed and attain a grade point average of 3.45 or better, or be enrolled for a minimum of 15 hours of course work for which quality points are computed and attain a grade point average of 3.25 or better.

He is the son of Paul and Kathy Faucette of Henderson.

 

Averett

Averett University held commencement on Dec. 8. Kindra Nichole Hall of Henderson was among the 422 students receiving diplomas at this event.

Earning a B.S in sociology/criminal justice, Hall of Henderson was one of 236 students receiving bachelor’s degrees among the December and August graduating classes.

Averett is a coeducational, comprehensive university located in Danville, Va. The institution has more than 2,600 students enrolled on its main campus and in statewide programs.

 

The Citadel

Wesley Michael Ballinger of Warrenton a cadet at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, made the dean’s list during the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year. He is currently working toward a bachelor’s degree in physical education.

Students earning this recognition have achieved a 3.2 GPA or higher with no grade below a C in course work from the previous semester.

Founded in 1842, this public, coeducational military college in Charleston, S.C., offers a classic military education. The college focuses on educating and developing principled leaders.

 

Furman

Cara Elisabeth Bradsher, daughter of Robert and Victoria Bradsher and a 2012 graduate of J.F. Webb High School, has been named to the dean’s list at Furman University in Greenville, S.C.

Only full-time undergraduates earning a minimum GPA of 3.4 during the university’s fall and spring semesters qualify for the award.

Furman is a private, undergraduate liberal arts college with a student body of about 2,600 students. The Princeton review includes it among its list of the nation’s top liberal arts universities.

 

Gardner-Webb

Laci Meredith Campbell of Bullock (a business administration major) made the honor roll at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs during the fall 2012 semester. The honor roll recognizes outstanding students who earn a GPA between 3.2 and 3.7 for the semester.

 

Hampden-Sydney

Robert William Harriss was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia.

A graduate of South Granville High School, he is the son of Mariana M. Harriss of Creedmoor.

To earn this distinction, students must achieve at least a 3.3 semester grade point average out of a possible 4.0.

Hampden-Sydney is a private college for men that emphasizes a liberal arts curriculum, and an Honor Code stressing personal and collective responsibility.

 

High Point

The following student at High Point University made the Dean’s list for the Fall 2012 semester. Dean’s List students are those who have attained a 3.5 GPA for the previous semester based on a 4.0 scale.

Hillary Wilson of Henderson was named to the dean’s list at High Point University for the fall 2012 semester. Students who have achieved a 3.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) for the previous semester qualify for this recognition.

Located in the Piedmont Triad region, this liberal arts institution serves over 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students. U.S. News and World Report ranks it first among regional colleges in the South. The university offers 44 undergraduate majors, 43 undergraduate minors and 11 graduate degree programs.

 

Mars Hill

Mars Hill has announced its list of students qualifying for the dean’s list for the fall semester 2012. These individuals maintained a 3.5 GPA and earned no grade lower than a C while enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours.

Making the list from the surrounding area were:

• Butner — Jamie Nicole Hockaday

• Franklinton — Adam Gerald Daniel

 

Mount Olive

Mount Olive College conducted its 59th commencement on Dec. 8. The following residents of Vance County were among those receiving their diplomas:

• Bobbi Burwell of Henderson earned a bachelor of science degree in management and organizational development.

• Jonathan Dover of Henderson earned a bachelor of science degree in management and organizational development.

• Valerie Wimbush of Manson earned a bachelor of science degree in early childhood education.

 

Radford

Benjamin “Ben” Rosser O’Geary of Henderson recently made the dean’s list as a freshman at Radford College in Radford, Va., for the fall semester 2012.

To make the dean’s list at Radford College, a student must earn a minimum GPA of 3.4.

 

William Peace

The following students from the Tri-County area made the dean’s list for the fall semester 2012 at William Peace University in Raleigh:

• Jerry Alfman and Lauren Alfman of Creedmoor

• Margaret Dameron and Sarah Dameron of Townsville

Students named to the dean’s list at this institution must earn a minimum 3.3 GPA.

Anyone maintaining a GPA of at least 3.7 earn recognition as being named to the dean’s list “with distinction.” Several students achieved this feat, including:

• Javonda Hunt of Henderson