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A dozen local students graduate from College of Charleston

The College of Charleston recently awarded undergraduate and graduate degrees during Spring 2020 Commencement ceremonies.

The following local students earned degrees:

Morgan Bondy (29907), Bachelor of Science, Sociology.

Dean Harris (29907), Bachelor of Arts, Music.

Olivia Vyge (29907), Bachelor of Science, Psychology.

Zakiya Cobban (29906), Bachelor of Science, Biology.

Cecillia Williams (29906), Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education.

Madison Daniel (29902), Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts, German; Bachelor of Science, Economics; Bachelor of Science, International Business.

Tatiana Myers (29906), Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science, Public Health.

James Cole Budi (29907), Bachelor of Arts, Geology.

Grace Cody (29907), Bachelor of Arts, Political Science.

Briana Pope (29907), Bachelor of Science, Biology.

Clarissa Reyes (29906), Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science, Public Health.

Cassandra Knoppel (29906), Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts, Art History; Bachelor of Arts, Historic Preservation/Community Planning.

Abigail Rogers (29909), Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science, Supply Chain Management.

Located in the heart of historic Charleston, the College of Charleston is a nationally recognized public liberal arts and sciences university.

Goldman named to SNHU President’s List

Jennifer Goldman of Beaufort (29906) has been named to Southern New Hampshire University’s Winter 2021 President’s List. The winter term runs from January to May.

Full-time students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.7 and above are named to the President’s List. Full-time status is achieved by earning 12 credits.

Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) is a private, nonprofit institution with an 88-year history of educating traditional-aged students and working adults.

Battery Creek senior earns college degree before diploma

Lukas Kinsey earned his Associates of Arts degree from Technical College of the Lowcountry on May 7. A dual enrollment student from Battery Creek High School, Kinsey won’t actually graduate from high school until June 18. Kinsey, a two-sport letterman and a Senior Scholar at Battery Creek, will head to Charleston Southern in the fall.

Okatie’s Funke named to President’s List at Georgia College

Katherine Funke of Okatie has completed courses with exemplary marks and made the President’s List for the Spring 2021 semester at Georgia College in Milledgeville, Ga. Students who make a term average of 4.0 on 12 or more semester hours at Georgia College are included on the President’s List.

Georgia College, the state’s designated public liberal arts university, combines the educational experience expected at esteemed private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public higher education.

Port Royal’s Condon named to Shepherd University’s Dean’s List

Eight hundred eighty-one students were named to the Dean’s List at Shepherd University for the spring 2021 semester, including Richard P. Condon of Port Royal.

To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must maintain a 3.4 grade point average for the semester and carry at least 12 hours of coursework or be in a professional teaching block.

Located in West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle, Shepherd University is a regional public university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC).

Three area students make Lander’s President’s List

Lander University announced the names of 470 undergraduate students recognized with the honor of making the President’s List during the second semester of the 2020/21 academic year. To qualify for the President’s List, a student must earn a GPA of 4.0 over the course of the semester.

Students receiving this honor include Jessica Elkins (Beaufort), Andrew Luckey (Beaufort) and Ashley Schatzle (Port Royal).

Founded in 1872, Lander University is a state-assisted, four-year institution that serves approximately 3,500 students. Located in Greenwood, Lander offers more than 80 areas of study in the liberal arts and sciences.

Six area students make Lander’s Dean’s List

Lander University announced the names of 607 undergraduates who have been named to the Dean’s List for earning top academic achievements during the second semester of the 2020-21 school year. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must earn a grade-point average (GPA) between 3.5 and 3.9. Students earning this recognition include Kadeeyshja Butler (Beaufort), Anna Fosberry (Beaufort), Mackenzie Carney (Okatie), Tess Andersson (Port Royal), Cristen Chassereau (Seabrook) and Jada Hamilton (Yemassee).

Founded in 1872, Lander University is a state-assisted, four-year institution that serves approximately 3,500 students. Located in Greenwood, Lander offers more than 80 areas of study in the liberal arts and sciences.

Beaufort’s Aivaz makes honor roll at Ole Miss

Madison Lynn Aivaz, of Beaufort, was recently named to the University of Mississippi’s Spring 2021 Honor Roll lists. Aivaz was named to the Chancellor’s Honor Roll, which is reserved for students who earn a semester GPA of 3.75-4.00.

“Our students on the Chancellor’s Honor Roll are among the best and brightest at the University of Mississippi,” Chancellor Glenn Boyce said in a release. “I commend them for their hard work and dedication resulting in their incredible academic achievements and this well-deserved honor.”

In order 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.