Drury releases spring Dean's List

SPRINGFIELD, Mo — Earning a spot on Drury University's Dean's List is a significant accomplishment; it means a student earned a grade point average of 3.6 or greater (on a 4-point scale) while carrying a full-time course load of 12 or more semester hours at Drury, a top Midwestern university, according to US News & World Report.

In the spring semester, the following local student made the evening school Dean's list:

From Harrison:”

• Joseph Presley, Valley Springs High School

Drury is an independent University, church related, grounded in the liberal arts tradition and committed to personalized education in a community of scholars who value the arts of teaching and learning.

Local residents graduate from Harding

SEARCY — The following local residents are among the more than 800 graduates who received a diploma at Harding University's commencement exercises Saturday, May 11.

• Stephen Powers of Harrison received a Educational Specialist Degree in clinical mental health counseling

• Elijah Sheffield of Harrison received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in advertising

• Cristina Santiago of Harrison received a Bachelor's Degree in social work

• Aubrey Cowart of Mountain Home received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

• Joshua Lawrence of Harrison received a Master of Arts Degree in Teaching in secondary education with a teaching license

Graduates include students from the College of Allied Health, College of Arts and Humanities, College of Bible and Ministry, Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration, Cannon-Clary College of Education, Carr College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, College of Sciences, and the Honors College.

Harding University is a private Christian university located in Searcy. Harding's student body is made up of students representing 50 states and 50 nations and territories. The University offers more than 100 undergraduate majors, graduate and professional degrees at the master's, specialist and doctoral level as well as numerous international study offerings including locations in Australia, Chile, England, France, Greece, Italy and Zambia. For more information, visit harding.edu.

Lyon College releases spring Dean’s List

To be on the Dean’s List at Lyon College, a student must earn a 3.75 or higher GPA and take a minimum of 12 credit hours that semester. This semester’s list includes students from nine states and three countries, spanning three continents.

Local students on Lyon’s Dean’s list include:

• Olivia Lynch of Alpena

• Jordan Allred of Harrison

UCA tells spring scholars

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas has released the names of students on their Dean’s List and Presidential Scholars for the recent spring semester.

Recognition on the Dean’s List or as a Presidential Scholar is based on grades earned during each semester of the regular academic year.

Eligibility on the Dean’s List requires at least a 3.5 GPA with a minimum course load of 12 credit hours. Students must achieve a 4.0 GPA with a minimum course load of 12 credit hours to qualify for recognition as a Presidential Scholar.

Local Dean’s List and Presidential Scholars include.

 Presidential Scholars:

• Alpena — Jacinda Gray

• Bergman — Tyler Hinson

• Harrison — Brett Andersen, Harleigh Andrews, Isabel Armstrong, Sabrina Cheri, Andrew Crawford, Joshua Crawford, Lorrin Hooten, Jordan Lambe, Madison Wyatt

 Dean’s List

• Harrison — Sadie Barnes, Rachel Brownfield, Alaynah Donovan, Emmily Ford, Christian Gilliesn, Vail Mathis, James Ormond-Willard, Douglas Petitjean, William Ryan, Bethany Warren, Dillon Williams

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