App State announces grads, honors students


BOONE — Appalachian State University has announced its dean’s and chancellor’s lists for the fall 2015 semester as well as its fall 2015 graduates.

Dean’s list honors an undergraduate student who carries 12-14 hours of coursework on which grade points are computed and who attains a grade-point average of 3.45 or better for the current semester. An undergraduate student who carries 15 hours of coursework and who attains a grade-point average of 3.25 or better for the current semester.

Local students making dean’s list are Lakan Victoria Beaver of State Road; Kirsten Colleen Crosby of Dobson; Jacey Jane Gorman of Elkin; Jenna Leigh Greene of State Road; Sarah Page Gwyn of Elkin; Luke Weston Hinson of Dobson; Cassie Marie Hoge of Dobson; Kaden Byron Leonard of Dobson; Brianna Kathleen Leonard of Elkin; Coley Darr McCulloch of Elkin; Elizabeth Kendra Settle of Elkin; Dylan Gray Surratt of Dobson; Katherine A. Tweddell of Elkin; Mariela Villicana of Dobson; Joanna Leigh Wall of Siloam; Emma Rose Neaves White of Elkin; Samantha Jordan Wood of Dobson; James Michael Ashley of Hamptonville; Zachary Ryan Brown of Boonville; Eli James Flynt of Yadkinville; Lewis Glen Furr of Boonville; Jared Harrell Gallion of Yadkinville; Sarean Harmo A. Gaynor-Metzinger of Yadkinville; Rachel Evva Gentry of Yadkinville; Mckenzie Renee Haynes of Jonesville; Jacob Wayne Hill of Yadkinville; Matthew Sanford Holcomb of East Bend; Daniel Martin Makaravage of East Bend; William Zachary Matthews of Yadkinville; Elisabeth Joanne Moore of Yadkinville; Dustin Allen Oliver of Jonesville; Shannon Nicole Shore of Yadkinville; Jake Houston Shore of Yadkinville; Samuel Kenneth Stone of Hamptonville; Sara Marie Thompson of Yadkinville; Marissa Nicole Williams of Yadkinville; Macey Nicole Wiseman of Yadkinville; Levi J. Barker of Ronda; Cassidy Dale Gregory of Ronda; Kristen Leann Pruitt of Traphill; Houston Scott Reynolds of Elkin; John Dallas Welborn of Traphill.

Chancellor’s list honors are awarded to full-time students (an undergraduate student who carries 12 hours or more of coursework on which grade points are computed) who receive a grade-point average of 3.85 or higher for the current semester. Only courses earning credit toward graduation are used to determine eligibility.

Local students making the chancellor’s list are Makayla Nicole Dimmette of State Road; Megan Elizabeth Gillespie of Dobson; Ryan Kelly High of Dobson; Andrew Franklin Miller of State Road; Kacie Elaine Poplin of Elkin; Robert L. Sealey of State Road; Liset Guadalupe Villicana of Dobson; Annie Elise Walters of Elkin; Calvin Lee Yarboro of State Road; Samantha Nichole Couch of Yadkinville; Kara Wagoner Furr of Boonville; Kaitlyn Brooke Hutchens of Yadkinville; Kristi Renee Hutchens of Yadkinville; Bryson Wayne Lee of Yadkinville; Makayla Renee Matthews of East Bend; Nicholas Joesph McDonald of East Bend; Madison Marie Morsch of East Bend; Thomas Christian Norwood of East Bend; Lindsey Marie Williams of Yadkinville; Victoria K. Harris of State Road; Parker T. Redding of Ronda; Anna Caroline Reeves of Traphill; Jonathan Todd Sale of Ronda; Ezekiel Grant Shepherd of Roaring River; Lexus Dayne Wiles of Traphill.

Degree recipients are listed with applicable honors. The University, College or Departmental designation is awarded to undergraduate students who participate in the challenging curriculum of the Honors program. Students must successfully complete a series of honors courses and a senior honors thesis with a minimum grade-point average of 3.40. In addition, Latin (degree) honors are indicated. The Summa Cum Laude designation reflects a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.85, Magna Cum Laude is awarded to students with a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.65 and Cum Laude is awarded to students with a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.45.

Local graduates are Ryan Kelly High of Dobson, Bachelor of Science in business administration, magna cum laude; Jennifer Renee Martin of Elkin, Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude; Mariela Villicana of Dobson, Bachelor of Arts, cum laude; James Ryan Chappell of Hamptonville, Bachelor of Science, cum laude; Lewis Glen Furr of Boonville, Bachelor of Science; Dustin Allen Oliver of Jonesville, Bachelor of Science; Sandra Mayes Burchette of Ronda, Education Specialist; James William King of State Road, Bachelor of Science in business administration; Kristen Leigh Trivette of Roaring River, Bachelor of Science.

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