School Honors

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BREVARD COLLEGE

Olivia Fawcett of Beaufort graduated from Brevard College in Brevard, N.C. during the school’s 161st Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 3. Fawcett earned a bachelor’s degree in Wilderness Leadership & Experiential Education and English.

CLEMSON UNIVERSITY

Local students graduated from Clemson University on May 9. They are:

• Bonnie Elizabeth Alexander of Beaufort, who graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Food Science

• Deanne Renee Anthony of Beaufort, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Graphic Communications

• Timothy William Britton of Beaufort, who graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management

• Calvin Dean Brown of Beaufort, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering

• Devin Peter Burnes of Beaufort, who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science

• Samantha Leigh Burnsed of Beaufort, who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture

• Katelyn Grace Dennis of Beaufort, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Health Science

• Christopher Morgan Greco of Beaufort, who graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering

• Clayton Griswold of Beaufort, who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

• Christopher Allen Guinn of Beaufort, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering

• Jessica Michelle Heim of Beaufort, who graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in English

• Stephanie Raquel Hudson of Beaufort, who graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Special Education

• Kelly-Katherine Lloyd of Beaufort, who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies

• Taylor Lynn Mason of Beaufort, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology

• Jenna Darlene Olson of Beaufort, who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

• Samantha Elise Pettigrew of Beaufort, who graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Language and International Trade

• Anna Grace Stoddard of Beaufort, who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

• Chelsea Rae Wallace of Beaufort, who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education

• Jessica McGregor Whitaker of Beaufort, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering

• Sloane Ellen Wiggers of Beaufort, who graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences

More than 3,200 students received degrees from President James P. Clements, who presided over his first graduation ceremony at Clemson.

• Timothy William Britton of Beaufort was recognized at the Honors and Awards Ceremony of the Clemson University College of Health, Education and Human Development. Britton, a senior majoring in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, received the Greg Schoper Leadership Award and Certificate of Recognition for Excellence.

COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY

• Joshua B. Gee, a sophomore majoring in English from Beaufort, SC, has made the President’s List for high academic achievement at Coastal Carolina University.

To qualify for the President’s List, students must earn a 4.0 grade point average.

GREENSBORO COLLEGE

Sydney Paige Boggs of Beaufort, SC, has been named to Greensboro College’s Dean’s List for the Spring 2014 semester. To qualify, a student must have a 3.5 GPA or better.

MILITARY REGOGNITION

• Navy Seaman Apprentice Grant T. Conder, son of William and India Dickinson of Beaufort, SC, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

During the eight-week program, Conder completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness. The capstone event of boot camp is “Battle Stations”. This exercise gives recruits the skills and confidence they need to succeed in the fleet. “Battle Stations” is designed to galvanize the basic warrior attributes of sacrifice, dedication, teamwork and endurance in each recruit through the practical application of basic Navy skills and the core values of Honor, Courage and Commitment. Its distinctly ‘’Navy’’ flavor was designed to take into account what it means to be a sailor. Conder is a 2013 graduate of Battery Creek High School, Beaufort.

PARK UNIVERSITY

Park University Beaufort Campus students Jody D. Abar and Jason A. Grayson have been accepted for membership in Pi Upsilon Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda based on their 3.75+ grade point average, senior status and leadership.  Alpha Sigma Lambda is a national honors society dedicated to the advancement of scholastic achievement and leadership in adult college students.

WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY

Chelsea Mixson of Beaufort, SC, a member of the class of 2014 at Washington and Lee University, has earned dean’s list status for the winter term 2014. Dean’s list status at Washington and Lee represents a term grade-average of at least 3.4.