Student Notes – July 1, 2015

Clemson University announces spring 2015 President’s List and Deans List

Clemson University has announced the President’s List for the spring 2015 semester. To be named to the President’s List, a student must achieve a 4.0 (all As) grade-point average.
Local students on the list include:

Chelsea M. Atkinson of Hartsville, whose major is Health Science
Emily Ruth Cameron of Hartsville, whose major is Psychology
Joel D. Chapman III of Hartsville, whose major is Agricultural Mechanization and Business
Hailea A. Ringer of Hartsville, whose major is Elementary Education
Lindsay M. Rodenkirchen of Timmonsville, whose major is Animal and Veterinary Science

Clemson University has announced the Dean’s List for the spring 2015 semester. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student achieved a grade-point average between 3.50 and 3.99 on a 4.0 scale.

Local students on the list include:
Bethany A. Byrd of Darlington , whose major is Chemistry
Ashley Lynn Atkinson of Hartsville , whose major is Biological Sciences
John McIntosh Chapman of Hartsville , whose major is Agricultural Mechanization and Business
Ellen Maria Folk of Hartsville , whose major is Production Studies in Performing Arts
Bradley Austin Gainey of Hartsville , whose major is Industrial Engineering
Tiquez Quandre Rivers of Hartsville , whose major is Chemistry
Morgan Elizabeth Holley of Mc Bee , whose major is Communication Studies
Brittani E. Sullivan of Mc Bee , whose major is Biological Sciences
Allison Leigh King of Timmonsville , whose major is Pre-Business

Citadel Class of 2015 announced

Members of The Citadel Class of 2015 were recognized for excellence in leadership, service and academics. The South Carolina Corps of Cadets celebrated the graduation of 430 seniors from 34 states on May 9, 2015. Of those cadets, 148 were commissioned as officers. Veteran students were also among the graduates. Top areas of study for the class included business administration, engineering, political science and criminal justice.

Matthew Doyle of Darlington
Michael King of Hartsville
Robert Nolan of Society Hill
Christopher Patton of Timmonsville

The Citadel commissions local U.S. Army officer

Families, friends, faculty and staff assembled at the Summerall Chapel on The Citadel campus to honor the newly commissioned officers. The commissioning cadets and students took oaths accepting their appointments as officers in the U.S. armed services.

Local cadet accepting appointment include:

Matthew Doyle of Darlington

Woodring graduates from Winthrop University

Sarah Kathleen Woodring, daughter of Steve and Lynn Woodring, graduated from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC on Thursday, May 7 with a Masters of Education in Clinical Counseling.

Woodring spent her internship working with a wide range of clients through Novant Health in Charlotte, N.C. She was recently hired by Turning Point Family Services in Charlotte, N.C., where she will work with children and adolescents.

Isaiah Addison studies abroad during summer 2015

Isaiah Addison, a member of the class of 2016, is studying in Dublin, Ireland and Palma de Mallorca, Spain, as part of the CIEE (Council on International Education Exchange) Dublin to Palma Summer Business and Tourism in Europe program. Students will develop insight into sustainable tourism practices in two of the industry’s leading destinations. Addison, from Hartsville, is majoring in psychology with a concentration in neuroscience. He is the son of Isaiah Addison of Hartsville, and Elena Calvillo of San Antonio, Texas.

Study abroad is a major component of Wofford’s commitment to shaping globally connected citizens. Opportunities range from travel/study Interim projects to a full-year at a university abroad. Students may choose from more than 200 programs and 59 countries. Co-curricular opportunities include service learning, internships and cultural excursions.

Wofford College, established in 1854, is an independent liberal arts college of 1,650 students in Spartanburg, S.C. Wofford ranks 4th nationally in the percentage of undergraduates receiving credit for study abroad. Home to one of the nation’s 280 Phi Beta Kappa chapters, Wofford’s historic 175-acre campus is recognized as a national arboretum. Wofford is affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

Joseph Kirven graduates from Mercer University

Joseph Kirven, of Hartsville, South Carolina, earned a Bachelor of Science from Mercer University’s College of Liberal Arts during the University’s spring commencements.
Mercer conferred bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees to more than 1,800 students representing all 12 schools and colleges at five ceremonies during May in Macon, Atlanta and Savannah.

Lander students earn academic honors

Lander University announces its President’s List, Dean’s List and Freshman Honors for spring semester 2015. Undergraduates who have earned a grade point average (GPA) of 4.0 out of a possible 4.0 are on the President’s List. Those with a GPA of 3.5 to 3.9 are on the Dean’s List, while freshmen with a GPA between 3.0 and 3.49 earn Freshman Honors.

Lander students from Darlington County earning academic honors include:

President’s List: Sarah J. Miller, Hartsville; and Alexander W. Morrison, Hartsville.
Dean’s List: Cedrick D. Davis, Darlington.

Coastal Carolina University announces Dean’s List for Spring 2015

Approximately 1,800 students made the Spring Semester 2015 Dean’s List for academic achievement at Coastal Carolina University.

Local students include:
Miranda Davis, a Sophomore majoring in Marine Science, of Hartsville.
Michael Dixon, a Sophomore majoring in Communication, of Darlington.
Alexander Ferguson, a Sophomore majoring in Music, of Hartsville.
Raven-Simone Shaw, a Junior majoring in Accounting, of Darlington.

Author: Duane Childers

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