Fisher gets degree
Sophia Fisher of Lenoir City has graduated from Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan., majoring in criminology and economics.
The college graduated 314 students at the end of the academic year during ceremonies May 14.
Blake on list
Noah Blake of Loudon was named to the University of Evansville dean’s list for outstanding academic achievement during the spring semester. Blake is studying exercise science at the private university in Evansville, Ind.
More than 500 students were named to the dean’s list. A student must have carried a full academic load of 12 hours or more and earned a grade point average of 3.5 or above.
Andrew Floyd, a sophomore science education major from Greenback, was among approximately 750 students named to the spring dean’s list at Bob Jones University in Greenville, S.C.
The dean’s list recognizes students who earn a 3-3.74 grade point average during the semester.
Payson Gignac of Lenoir City has been named to the Kennesaw (Ga.) State University spring president’s list.
Majoring in exercise science, Gignac is among nearly 5,000 undergraduate students recognized.
To qualify, students must achieve a 4.0 grade point average and complete a minimum of nine credit hours.
Jenifer Nicolas Ramirez of Loudon has been recognized on the dean’s list at Norwich University in Northfield, Vt., for the spring semester.
Full-time undergraduate students with a semester grade point average of at least 3.40 are awarded dean’s list honors.
Jordan Hamilton of Lenoir City was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society, at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
Hamilton is among approximately 25,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors are eligible.
Alex Gabehart of Greenback was named to the spring chancellor’s list at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, N.C.
Gabehart was among more than 1,900 students to achieve the honor. To qualify, students must earn a GPA of 3.8 or higher while completing a minimum of 12 credit hours.
Daniela Zavala of Loudon completed requirements in May for a Bachelor of Arts at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. She is the daughter of Francisco Zavala.
Locals earn degrees
Two Loudon County residents were among students who received degrees from the University of Tennessee at Martin during spring commencement ceremonies May 6-7.
The students receiving undergraduate degrees were:
• Elizabeth Claire Jackson of Loudon.
• Isaac Rhodes Richesin of Philadelphia.
Several on LMU list
Local students were named to the Lincoln Memorial University dean’s list for the spring semester. To quality, students must be full time and have a 3.5 or higher grade point average for the semester.
The following students were recognized:
• Kaylen Lindsey of Loudon.
• Emily Lowe of Lenoir City.
• Haylie Richardson of Lenoir City.
• Brandon Ryan of Greenback.
As one of 214 graduates, Kylie Preston of Lenoir City received a Master of Arts in Environmental Education at Goshen (Ind.) College during commencement exercises May 1.
Alexis Osowski of Loudon joined more than 1,100 graduates who earned degrees at Austin Peay State University and were recognized in commencement ceremonies May 6.
Student on Fox list
Kyle Osowski of Loudon, a junior majoring in engineering, was among those who earned dean’s list recognition at George Fox University in Newberg, Ore., for the spring semester.
Traditional undergraduate students must earn a 3.5 grade point average or above on 12 or more hours of graded work to be eligible.
Evans earns degree
Nicolette Evans of Lenoir City completed a bachelor of business administration degree magna cum laude at the University of Dubuque (Iowa) and was recognized in commencement exercises April 30.
Dozens make RSCC list
Numerous local students were on the dean’s list at Roane State Community College in Harriman for the spring semester.
To be eligible, students must complete 12 or more semester hours of college-level courses with a quality point average of 3.5-3.99. The students include:
• Greenback — Madison Griffeth.
• Lenoir City — Ethan Amburn, Kasen Avila, River Bailey, Jayden Beal, Alyssa Bryant, Ashton Burgess, Matthew Canter, Abigail Clagg, Colby Clark, Raymond Corn, Sarah Costen, Stephen Crouch, Daisy Dunham, David Ferrell, Marisa Ford, Madison Fritts, Chase Ghormley, Michael Graves, Carson Guldan, Mackenzie Hayes, Riley Henry, Karren Herman, Abigail Howell, Nayeli Huichapa, William Knowles, Tyler Lowe, Guadalupe Magana, Tyler Miller, Jennifer Pace, Chloe Peterson, Hadlee Presnell, Sophie Reeves, Abigail Roberts, Brianna Rodriguez, David Ross, Andrew Smith, Aryana Speaks, Jessica Spires, Melissa Sullivan, John Thompson, Kayla Ann Tuttle and Elizabeth Yoakum.
• Loudon — Ellen Boals, Brooklyn Fritts, Treisy Gonzalez, Emilee Green, Morgan Lanham, Sydni Montooth, Soledad Olvera, Kara Pratt, Daniel Ridenour, Shelby Shelton and Skyler Yaw.
• Philadelphia — Donavon Blankenship, Courtney Hughes and Courtney Johnson.
Several on president’s list
Local students were named to the president’s list at Roane State Community College in Harriman for the spring semester.
To be eligible, a student must attain a 4.0 grade-point average while attempting 12 or more semester hours of college-level courses. The students include:
• Greenback — Madison Griffeth.
• Lenoir City — Ethan Amburn, River Bailey
• Loudon — Ellen Boals, Treisy Gonzalez, Morgan Lanham, Soledad Olvera, Daniel Ridenour and Skyler Yaw.
• Philadelphia — Donavon Blankenship, Courtney Hughes and Courtney Johnson, Alyssa Bryant, Ashton Burgess, Abigail Clagg, Stephen Crouch, Madison Fritts, Michael Graves, Carson Guldan, William Knowles, Tyler Miller, Jennifer Pace, Abigail Roberts, David Ross, Andrew Smith, Melissa Sullivan, John Thompson and Kayla Ann Tuttle.
Brian Bivens of Loudon graduated during spring semester ceremonies at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, with a Master of Science in Criminal Justice Lead and Management.