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Academic Briefs

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By The Staff

ASHBROOK

Campbellsville University Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Frank Cheatham has announced the academic honors’ list for the fall 2008 semester.

Joshua T. Ashbrook, a freshman from Cynthiana, Ky., has been named to Campbellsville University’s President’s List for fall 2008.

EKU GRADUATES

Eastern Kentucky University recognized 878 graduates at the conclusion of the Fall 2008 semester.

The graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies Dec. 20.

Harrison County graduates were: James Kenneth Plummer, BS, Earth Science Teaching; and Julie Hall Wiley, BA, Communication Studies.

EKU PRESIDENT’S LIST

Lauren Ashley Ford, freshman, Physical Education; Katelin Denise Mullikin, junior, Psychology; Jessica Mackenzie Whalen, freshman, Special Education Teaching/L&B Disorder P-12; Julie K. Whalen, senior, Art; Lyndsay Reese Whitaker, senior, Art; and Courtney LaReesa Wilson, senior, Agriculture; all of Harrison County, were among the 917 EKU students earning the President’s List honors for the Fall 2008 semester.

The President’s List was established by the University to recognize outstanding academic achievement. It is bestowed upon full-time undergraduate students who attain a perfect 4.0 grade point average for a semester.

EKU DEAN’S LIST

Lauren Ashley Ford, freshman, Physical Education; Kinsey Michelle Howard, senior, General Studies in Education; Jill Cameran Jones, senior, Art; Katelin Denise Mullikin, junior, Psychology; Garland Hendrix Whalen, freshman, Marketing; Jessica Mackenzie Whalen, freshman, Special Education Teaching/L&B Disorder P-12; Julie K. Whalen, senior, Art; Lyndsay Reese Whitaker, senior, Art; and Courtney LaReesa Wilson, senior, Agriculture; all of Harrison County, were among the students earning Dean’s List honors for the EKU Fall 2008 semester.

To achieve Dean’s List honors at Eastern, students attempting 14 or more credit hours must earn a 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0. Students attempting 13 credit hours must earn a 3.65 GPA, and students attempting 12 credit hours must earn a 3.75 GPA.

EWALT, SMITH

National College (www.national-college.edu) in Lexington has released the Dean’s List for the fall terms. The following students achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.5 out of a possible 4.0 and thus achieving the honor and privilege of being placed on the Dean’s List: Ricky Ewalt and Michael Smith.

KSU GRADUATES

More than 60 students graduated from Kentucky State University in December 2008. Though KSU graduates students three times a year – December, May and July – the university only holds one commencement ceremony. The December graduates will be invited to walk across the stage May 9, 2009, in the Frankfort Convention Center with their classmates.

 The following students are from your area:

Joseph Edwin Ealey III of Cynthiana, Ky., son of Joseph Ealey Jr. and 2004 KSU graduate Alice Allen, graduated in December 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. While in school, he was a member of the KSU football team and made the Dean’s List. After graduation, he will pursue a master’s degree in mass communications.

Susan Carr Rogers of Cynthiana, Ky., daughter of the late Dr. Martin L. Carr and Mary Carr, and wife of James Rogers, graduated in December 2008 with a master’s degree in special education. She earned her bachelor’s degree in early childhood education and family relations from KSU in 2004. She works for the Nicholas County Board of Education.

Mary Catheryn Slucher of Cynthiana, Ky., daughter of the late Dr. Martin L. Carr and Mary Carr, and wife of Steve Slucher, graduated in December 2008 with a master’s degree in special education. She works for the Harrison County Board of Education.

April Stroub of Cynthiana, Ky., daughter of Robert and Carolyn Perkins, and wife of Kevin Stroub, graduated in December 2008 with a master’s in special education. She earned her bachelor’s degree in child development and family relations from KSU in 2004. She works as a preschool teacher at Community Action Council.