Honors College Graduating Seniors to be Recognized at Campus Ceremony Friday
JONESBORO -- The Honors College at Arkansas State University will host the 4th annual Honors Recognition Ceremony and Reception on Friday, May 10, at 5 p.m. in the Cooper Alumni Center, 2600 Alumni Boulevard.
Sixty-eight graduating Honors students will be recognized in the company of their parents, families, guests, and university dignitaries. Graduation distinctions for each student are noted below along with their hometown.
In addition, three students departing ASU for professional programs will also be recognized. Finally, the Honors Professor of the Year 2013 will be announced. Honors students nominate professors and vote to select the recipient.
There are three distinctions in graduating from the Honors College -- Graduating in University Honors, Graduating in Honors, and earning the Honors Certificate.
Those designated ‘Graduating in University Honors’ have successfully defended an Honors senior thesis, completed a minimum of 24 credit hours in Honors coursework, and are graduating with a 3.50 or higher cumulative grade point average. This distinction is recognized on their diplomas and their formal academic transcripts. These students are also presented with a gold Honors medallion and a certificate in recognition of their accomplishment.
Students ‘Graduating in Honors’ have completed a minimum of 18 credit hours in Honors coursework and are graduating with a 3.50 or higher cumulative grade point average. This distinction is recognized on their diplomas and their formal academic transcripts. These students are also presented with a silver Honors medallion and a certificate in recognition of their accomplishment.
Those earning an Honors Certificate have completed a minimum of 18 credit hours in Honors coursework and are graduating with a 3.00 or higher cumulative grade point average. These students are presented with a certificate in recognition of their accomplishment.
Graduating in University Honors are:
Jessica Bailey of Violet Hill, Hannah Blair of Little Rock, Courtney Briney of Corning, Molly Bryson of Jonesboro, Rachel Carner of Bono, Erin Flagg of Manila, Cheyenne Gerdes of Conway, Aaron Hattle of Lepanto, Mai Tess Kee of Bald Knob, Mitchell Kiefer of Paris, Ryan Kimbrough of Jonesboro, Addie Kortan of Blytheville, Zachary Marsh of Hot Springs, Linda Ogutu of Nairobi, Kenya, Jessica Smith of Marked Tree, Andrew Todd of Fort Smith, Scott Treece of Bradford, and Carly Welch of Jonesboro.
Graduating in Honors are:
Camille Allensworth of West Memphis, Mary Bailey of Cave City, Brittany Brewer of Brookland, Chance Brown of Marion, Morgan Butler of El Dorado, Justin Chlapecka of Newport, Katherine Cole of Paragould, Cody Dertow of Houston/Magnet Cove, Lucas Hickman of Gassville, Kelsie Hodges of Jonesboro, Amanda Layer of Rector, Morgan McKenzie Turner of Trumann, Arielle Moss of Batesville, Richard Tyler Nutt of Paragould, Cole Pace of Jonesboro, Creighton Powell of Weiner, Connor Scarborough of Little Rock, Art Singleton of Monticello, Matthew Smith of Marked Tree, Landry Strong of Crossett, Patrick Thomas of Monticello, Luna Unnold-Cofre of Jonesboro, Jana Waters of Jonesboro, and Dylan Weisenfels of Van Buren.
Students earning the Honors Certificate are:
Lindsay Baltz of Walnut Ridge, Ashley Blackburn of Paragould, Rachel Erin Bickley of Pine Bluff, Bethany Boyle of Helena, Phillip Butterfield of Hot Springs, William Clark of Evening Shade, Samantha Cole of Jonesboro, Natalie Corter of Marked Tree, Megan Davis of Lonoke, Sarah Davis of Bay, Christopher French of Evening Shade, Ashley Henning of Hensley, David James of Paragould, Derika Jones of Osceola, Ashley Lampkins of Jonesboro, Thomas Langevin of Glencoe, Emma Lemay of Little Rock, Rebecca Like of Paragould, Chloe Case McFarlane of Jonesboro, Kalup Phillips of East Prairie, Mo., Jennifer Roberts of Russellville, Sara Spain of Wynne, Nicole Spurlock of Cave City, Stephanie Stafford of Marion, Jon Taylor of Paragould, and Trevor Utley of Hot Springs.
Honors students who have completed a minimum of 18 credit hours in Honors coursework with a 3.00 or higher cumulative grade point average and have been formerly admitted to professional programs that do not require an undergraduate degree are also presented with a certificate in recognition of their accomplishment. These students are:
Lindsay Constant of Marked Tree, Allison Lambert of Pollard, and Chelsea Rawls of Paragould.
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