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McKenzie Blake awarded degree from Miami 

McKenzie Blake of Beaufort was among more than 3,800 students from Miami (Ohio) University who received degrees during spring commencement exercises Saturday, May 18 in Oxford, Ohio.

Blake graduated with a B.S. in Business, majoring in Supply Chain and Operations Management.

Beaufort’s Price named to New Hampshire Dean’s List

Hayden Price of Beaufort has been named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Hampshire for earning high honors for the spring 2019 semester. Price is majoring in History.

Students named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Hampshire are students who have earned recognition through their superior scholastic performance during a semester enrolled in a full-time course load (12 or more graded credits). Highest honors are awarded to students who earn a semester grade point average of 3.85 or better out of a possible 4.0. Students with a 3.65 to 3.84 average are awarded high honors and students whose grade point average is 3.5 through 3.64 are awarded honors.

Moultrie of Beaufort named to USC Aiken President’s List

Beaufort’s Deja Moultrie was named to the University of South Carolina Aiken President’s List for Spring 2019. To earn this distinction, Moultrie had to be enrolled as a full-time student and maintain a 4.0 GPA.

Moultrie’s major is Sociology.

USC Aiken, a comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, offers undergraduate and master’s degrees to more than 3,500 students in 50 programs of study. 

Beaufort’s Gray, Moultrie earn USC Aiken honors

The University of South Carolina Aiken congratulates those students who made the Dean’s List for Spring 2019. To earn this distinction, students must be enrolled full-time and maintain a GPA of at least 3.5.

The Spring 2019 Dean’s List includes Cheyanne Gray of Beaufort whose major is Biology and Eriq Moultrie of Beaufort whose major is Communications.

Beaufort’s Thompson gets Valdosta State masters

Jalissa Thompson of Beaufort has earned the Master of Social Work from Valdosta State University.

Thompson was among more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students who completed the requirements for their respective degrees during the Spring 2019 semester.

Wheaton’s Myers makes Dean’s List

Wheaton College student Austin Myers of Beaufort was named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2019 semester.

To earn Dean’s List honors at Wheaton, at undergraduate student must carry 12 or more credit hours and achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher on the 4.0 scale.

Newberry Alpha Kappa Delta inducts Beaufort’s Negron as charter member 

Cierra Negron, of Beaufort, is among the charter members of Newberry College’s new national honor society for sociology students. Alpha Kappa Delta’s Nu of South Carolina chapter held its inaugural induction ceremony this spring at the college’s Center for Teacher Education.

“This is an amazing opportunity for our students to be recognized for their hard work in the sociology program,” said Assistant Professor of Sociology Dr. Naomi Simmons, the chapter’s advisor. “AKD provides a number of ways for students to be involved in research and in service to their college and the community.”

Negron was one of 11 members inducted.

Newberry welcomes 2 locals into criminal justice honor society

Newberry College has announced the addition of Alpha Phi Sigma as an academic honor society for criminal justice students. The Pi Gamma Rho chapter held its inaugural induction ceremony at the College’s Center for Teacher Education earlier this spring.

Jonathan Saullo and Cierra Negron of Beaufort were inducted as charter members.

“We could not be prouder to be able to recognize our top criminal justice students for their achievement and further their potential,” said Dr. Patrick Beatty, assistant professor of criminal justice and the chapter’s advisor. “This first class of inductees will have not only acknowledgement of their excellence, but also a network of resources to be successful in their chosen career paths.”

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