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Honors College 2019-20 Graduating Seniors to be Recognized


JONESBORO – The Honors College at Arkansas State University will host the 11th annual Honors Recognition Reception Friday, Aug. 7, in the Cooper Alumni Center, 2600 Alumni Blvd. 

During the afternoon each graduate from Summer 2020, Spring 2020, Winter 2019, and Summer 2019 will have a privately scheduled ceremony.  A group of 160 graduating Honors students will be recognized individually in the company of their parents, families, guests and university dignitaries.  Graduation distinctions for each student are listed below.

In addition, the Honors Professor of the Year 2020 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.

Graduating in University Honors

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 academic transcripts.  These students also receive a gold Honors medallion and recognition certificate.

Those graduating in University Honors are:

Joseph Austin of Conway, Jesseca Biondolillo of Wynne, Erin Bradley of Conway, Tyler Jackson Brown of Hot Springs Village, Lucianne Burner of Moscow, Pa., Blake Carnahan of Alexander, Drew Carnahan of Alexander, Jamie Cheek of Bryant, Carinna Coletti of Little Rock, Kinley Davenport of Bryant, Jared Griffin of Jonesboro, Nathanael Grimes of Grapevine, Lane Hall of Ash Flat, Lindsey Hall of Jonesboro, Joel Haynes of Little Rock, John Clayborn Heern II of Jonesboro, Erin Heikes of Russellville, Mollie Mason of Paragould, Rocklan McCall of Lake City, Alyssa Perry of Cabot, Connor Scroggins of Malvern, Kennith Swafford of Beebe, Jennifer Taylor of Cabot, Kyle Walker of Little Rock, and Samuel Whitmire of Jonesboro.

Graduating in Honors

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 academic transcripts. These students also receive a silver Honors medallion and recognition certificate.

Those graduating in Honors are:

Sydney Adams of Paragould, Dylan Allbritton of Sheridan, Gracie Anders of Beebe, Paige Ashcraft of Conway, Jacob Bailey of Cabot, Macey Barnum of Paragould, Abigail Barr of Fort Smith, Samuel Bell of Benton, Ashlyn Blankenship of Jonesboro, Kali Boggs of Paragould, Emma Borgmann of Pacific, Mo., Morgan Boroughs of Cabot, Samantha Brainard of Collierville, Tenn., Lindsey Brent of Lake Orion, Mich., Kylie Brickey of Jonesboro, Megan Bright of Bradford, Stanley Broadaway of Paragould, Jasmine Brown of Little Rock, Sarah Bullington of Bryant, Steven Chambers of Carlisle, Abby Clay of Benton, Dustin Cook of Poplar Bluff, Mo., Madison Cox of Walnut Ridge, Bryanah Crane of Pine Bluff, Abby Crouch of Bauxite, Hailey Crowder of Heber Springs, Kathryn Casey Crutcher of Jonesboro, Kynlee Cunningham of Benton, Hannah Davis of Conway, Skylar Davis of Mabelvale, Trisha Davis of Mammoth Spring, Jeremy Delon of Little Rock, Kyler Dickey of Batesville, Brianna Downing of Sherwood, Mitchell Epperson of Conway, Ashley Ewert of Jonesboro, Kaitlin Fielder of Batesville, Noah Ford of Searcy, Nicholas Garcia of Batesville, Bailey Gibson of Brookland, Courtney Gibson of Cabot, Claire Gilbow of Benton, Madison Goble of Wilson, Aubrey Hansen of Jonesboro, Angela Harris of Brinkley, Grace Adela Marie Hawk of Greenbrier, Sydney Higgins of Lake City, Cora Hill of Brookland, Brian Hufty of Rector, Max Hughes of Jonesboro, Claire Hulett of Jonesboro, Braelen Hunt of Greers Ferry, Diana Huynh of Newport, Nauman Jiwani of Jonesboro, Timi Killian of Pineville, Parker Knapp of Hot Springs, Peyton Knight of Hamburg, Nikki LaSage of Benton, Kendall Lucas of Sheridan, Gina Magarian of Dexter, Mo., Taylor McGraw of Beebe, Olivia Metzgar of Brookland, Sam Meurer of Lake City, Aubrey Miller of Pearcy, Kaitlyn Moody of Pearcy, Rachel Moore of Jonesboro, Shelby Moseley of Jacksonville, Emily Noel of Paragould, Dana O’Boye of Plainfield, Ill., Faith Oliver of Jonesboro, Molly Parish of Bay, Brienne Patrom of Beebe, Tristan Pickle of Jonesboro, Spencer Politte of Bull Shoals, Ashlyn Powell of Brookland, Shelby Powers of Cape Girardeau, Mo., Erin Propst of Dexter, Mo., Eleanor Pulliam of Jonesboro, Laura Rawls of Heber Springs, Mary Kate Record of Osceola, Deanna Rigdon of Odessa, Mo., Will Robbins of Paragould, Madison Roberts of Jonesboro, Jarrod Rogers of Beebe, Macey Rogers of McKinney, Texas, Anna Rougeau of Jonesboro, Allison Rowe of Paragould, Ahlam Safouhi of Casablanca, Morocco, Hayley Scott of North Little Rock, Alberto Segovia of Dardanelle, Hannah Shelby of Alexander, Zoey Smith of Alexander, Jade Sneed of Sulphur Rock, Mackenzie Suggs of Arkadelphia, Moeko Takahashi of Okinawa, Japan, Tarendeep Thind of White Hall, Benjamin Tinsley of Jonesboro, Shelby Tipton of Fayetteville, Rayna Todd of Camden, Ali Tran of Crossett, Madison Walker of Austin, Zach Ward of Conway, Khagji Warren of Jacksonville, Jordyan Watson of Judsonia, Zachary Waugh of Batesville, Allison Weatherly of Conway, Samuel White of Jonesboro, Paige Willett of Little Rock, Kendal Williams of McCrory, Heather Wojtarowicz of Springfield, Denver Worley of Batesville, and Benny Zheng of Cabot.

Students earning the Honors Certificate

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.

Those earning the Honors Certificate are:

Jacob Adlong of Jonesboro, Matthew Burns of Jonesboro, Leah Coffield of Dumas, Seth Crawford of Bradford, Martin Crisler of Walnut Ridge, Justin Dent of Jonesboro, Tionna Devers of Osceola, Emily Ellis of Jonesboro, Tanner Ezell of Norfork, Kaitlyn Gleason of Columbia, Ill., Alex Brett Harken of Conway, Durand Huntley of Texarkana, Rebecca Jenkins of Monticello, Rebecca Martin of Paragould, Caitlin McCoy of Benton, Taylor Newman of Jonesboro, Allie Perry of Jonesboro, Alfonso Ramirez of Beebe, Emma Raulston of Jonesboro, Olivia Rizzardi of Albuquerque, N.M., Jacob Rowland of Little Rock, Noah Smith of Piggott, and Linnea Wall of Little Rock.

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