School News for July 8, 2014

Staff Reports • Jul 8, 2014 at 7:00 PM

Morris named to honor roll at Bethel University

Ariel Morris, of Lebanon, was named to the honor roll at Bethel University for spring 2014. 

To qualify for the honor roll, a traditional student must have an average of 3.70 or above on twelve or more simultaneous academic hours with no grade below C.

Vantrease graduates from Riverdale High School

Morgan Vantrease graduated from Riverdale High School in Murfreesboro May 20. She was one of five valedictorians. She is the daughter of Tim Vantrease, formerly of Lebanon, and Leslie Keith Vantrease, formerly of Jackson. 

She is the granddaughter of Ray Dean and Edna Vantrease, of Lebanon, and Paul and the late Jane Keith, of Jackson. 

She plans to attend the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and major in nursing.

Cummins graduates from University of North Georgia

Seth Dominique Cummins, of Mt. Juliet, graduated recently from the University of North Georgia with an associate of science in nursing.

The university’s spring commencement ceremonies were held May 9-10 on UNG’s Dahlonega and Gainesville campuses.

Karr named to dean’s honor roll

Dallas Rose Karr, of Old Hickory, was named to the dean’s honor roll at the University of Mississippi for spring 2014.

Undergraduate students who earn a semester GPA of 3.50-3.74 will be listed on the dean’s honor roll; those who earn a semester GPA of 3.75-4.00 will be listed on the chancellor’s honor roll. To be eligible for honor roll designation, a student must have completed at least 12 graded hours for the semester and may not be on academic probation during the semester.

Mason named to spring dean’s list at Wake Forest University

Tyler Mason, of Mt. Juliet, was named to the spring 2014 dean’s list at Wake Forest University. Students who achieve a 3.4 grade-point average and no grade below a C were named to the list.

Kaid named to dean’s list

Robert Morris University announced Ahmed M. Kaid, of Old Hickory, was named to the spring 2014 dean’s list. 

Ahmed is majoring in engineering at Robert Morris University.

Burns graduates from Eastern Kentucky University

Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,707 graduates at the conclusion of the Spring 2014 semester, including Adam James Burns of Mt. Juliet. 

Burns graduated with a bachelor of science degree in fire/arson and expos invest and was recognized at commencement ceremonies May 10.

Edwards named to honor list at Missouri S&T

Corinna Michelle Edwards, of Lebanon, a sophomore in biological sciences at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Mo., was named to the honor list for the 2014 spring semester.

To be included on the honor list, students must have carried a minimum of 12 hours and had grade point averages of 3.2 or above out of a possible 4.0.

Wilson County’s Foote co-ops with Modine Manufacturing

Tennessee Tech University mechanical engineering major Daniel Foote will spend one year working for Modine Manufacturing in Lawrenceburg on a co-op, or co-operative education, assignment.

Foote, of Mt. Juliet, will work with brazing furnaces as a manufacturing process engineer.

“Co-op experience gives TTU students an edge as they get ready to start their careers,” said Don Foster, career services associate director. “The experiential education program can help students develop skills and better discover what they want to do when they enter the workforce after graduation.”

Students from all academic disciplines are eligible for the TTU co-op program, which is coordinated by the Office of Career Services. 

The office works regularly with hundreds of employers across the Southeast including business, industry, non-profit and government agencies to fit students’ career interests.

Foote, son of Steve and Jane, graduated from Mt. Juliet High School in 2012. He is a junior at TTU.

Penn graduates from UALR

Martha Penn, of Lebanon, is a May graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

The spring commencement ceremonies took place at UALR’s Jack Stephens Center on Saturday, May 17, in which nearly 1,100 students participated in two separate events, based on college.

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