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January 31, 2013

PROGRESS REPORT: Education Briefs

CUSHING — UT Tyler Announces Fall 2012 President’s Honor Roll


The University of Texas at Tyler has named 351 students to the President’s Honor Roll for the 2012 fall semester, President Rodney H. Mabry announced.

To be named to the President’s Honor Roll at UT Tyler, a student must have completed, in one semester, 12 or more semester credit hours with grades of “A” in all courses that carry grade points.

BULLARD – Rachel Dunn, Jessie Gore, Christopher Gray, Kory Prince and Daniel Rivas.

GALLATIN – Canyon Hamilton.

JACKSONVILLE – Jennifer Grimes, Julie Hutson, Jennifer McCutcheon and Sheri Spraggins.

TROUP – Jessica Cagle, Haley Combs and La Donna Novak.

The University of Texas at Tyler has named 335 students to the Dean’s List for the 2012 fall semester, President Rodney H. Mabry announced.

To be named to the Dean’s List at UT Tyler, a student must have completed at least 12 semester credit hours at the university with a grade point average of 3.75 or above.

BULLARD – Ryan Clarke, Taylor Cover, Courtney Green, Breanna Hinton, Susan Lowrie and Kelsey Robertson.

JACKSONVILLE – Sylvia Kapule and Randa Parker.

TROUP – Jason Bonner, Matthew Carey, Gabriel Correa and Megan Terry.

LeTourneau University Announces Graduates for Fall 2012

LeTourneau University had a total of 204 graduates who received bachelor's and master's degrees in December 2012 commencement ceremonies held in Longview..

April Pogue of Jacksonville, Texas graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies.

Terri Walston of Jacksonville, Texas graduated Fall 2012 with a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies.

Brandon Woods of Rusk, Texas graduated Fall 2012 with a Bachelor of Business Management.

TJC announces Fall 2012 president’s, dean’s lists

Tyler Junior College has recognized 1,127 students named to the president’s and dean’s lists for their academic excellence during the Fall 2012 semester.

The President's List, composed of students who complete a minimum of 12 hours of college-level courses with a 4.0 grade-point average, includes 354 students.

The Dean's List, composed of students who complete a minimum of 12 hours of college-level courses with a minimum 3.3 grade-point average, includes 773 students.

BULLARD: Jacob Bickerstaff, Regina Brown, Ashley Burnett, Tina Dublin, Harrison Dukes, Regan Dupreez, Evan Jones, Magen McCoy, Ashli Owens, Dennis Rogers, Hunter Rogers, Jennifer Satterwhite

JACKSONVILLE: Paula Brooks, Michelle Brown, Aaron Janssen, Mary McClain, Antonio Montes, Nathanael Smith

NEW SUMMERFIELD: Jessica Trinidad

TROUP: Alysha Barton, Rachel Bonner, Laci Campbell, Kendal Huckabee, Victoria Morris, Amber Pike, Hayden Stanley, Rebecca Wilson

Students named to the Dean’s List are (alphabetically by hometown):

BULLARD: Jeffrey Alsobrook, Lindsay Brown, Joseph Burks, Preston Dotson, Jennifer Duck, Brandon Frisby, Billy Jones, Emily Luper, Joshua Martin, Edward Morris, Patricia Mouton, Madeline Perkins, Kylie Reynaud, Hestela Rios, Dylan Searcy, Makynzie Watkins, Joshua Whatley, Maria Yanez

JACKSONVILLE: Alicia Coronilla, Rachel Crawford, James Dover, Ben Ellis, Dennis Gaines, Steven Howell, Tiffanie McDaniel, Joel Mendoza, Tania Nkulu, Cynthia Quintana, Steven Salazar, Keesha Savage, Liandro Tavera, Lakeeya Taylor, Jack Walder

RUSK: Robert Astrowski, Travis Cearley, Keiera Clay, Aleigha Mabry, Brandy Wilson

TROUP: Lonile Ann Amado, Mandy Cheatham, Angela Frieda, Sarai Gonzalez, Shelley Hardy, Melissa Hernandez, Angela Kennedy, Cheryl Pannell, Steven Pluth, Michael Smith, Jeffery Speer, Michael Willard


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