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March 29, 2014

Class acts

• James Jolly of Dalton was named to the president’s list at Clemson University for the fall 2013 semester. To be on the list, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average (GPA).

• Georgia Northwestern Technical College named several local students to the president’s and dean’s lists for the 2013 fall semester. To be eligible for the president’s list, the student had to have a quarterly GPA of 3.8 or higher with a course load of at least 12 credit hours. To be eligible for the dean’s list the student needed a quarterly GPA between 3.5 and 3.79 with a course load of at least 12 credit hours.

Students named to the president’s list from Whitfield County were Lauren Andersen, Beverly Anderson, Laura Blankenship, Marshall Brown, Seabron Brown, Samuel Carroll, Jonathan Cochran, Selena Davenport, Kanecia Edwards, Lindsey Gordon, Barbara Harris, Steven Hefner, Bianca Hernandez, Frank Howell, Jeffery Hughes, Andreina Hurtado-Perez, Brian Mayton, Ross Murray, Jose Ortiz, Carolina Pacheco, Tabatha Palmer, Christopher Patterson, Ramon Pena Hernandez, Ismael Ponce-Diaz, Chelsea Rancudo, Pedro Rodriguez-Vazquez, Austin Roland, Tyler Smith, Robert Stokes, Candice Suits, Kyle Thain and Candice Wilson.

Students named to the president’s list from Murray County were Hailey Crump, Corey Douthitt, Emily Elrod, Bryce Gibson, LaDonna Knight, Roxanne Lamb, Kayla Mares, Andrew Miles, Belinda Millsap, Ricky Phillips, Kristen Satterfield, Marla Smith, Jessica Snider, Lidia Terrazas, Brandon Webb, Lauren Wiley and James Zirbes.

Students named to the dean’s list from Whitfield County were Samantha Baker, Emily Bearden, Shannon Coker, Adriana Crump, Mary Curry, Jason Day, Faustino Espinosa Padron, Kayla Franks, Jose Garcia, Luis Garcia, Abigail Gibson, Zoe Grow, Brandy Hale, Ronald Haynes, Marcella Hooper, Amy Hughes, Billy Hutchinson, Liliana Jimenez-Flores, Lydia Killion, Jordan Ledford, Katie Palmer, Zackery Pangle, Osbaldo Perez, Clark Phillips, Acacia Quarles, Mark Simpson, Brooke Souther, Jackie Tankersley, Jessica Terrones, Robin Washington, Melissa Weaver, Chinajeauw Williams, Yuriah Willis, David Wilson and Rosa Young.

Students named to the dean’s list from Murray County were Porsha Castillo, Julie Caylor, Justin Chastain, Nicholas Elrod, Matthew Fowler, Brandon Glenn, Dava Goodson, Hannah Haught, Elena Salazar, Daniel Satterfield, Avani Shah and Jeremiah Thomas.

• Judson Storm of Cohutta was named to the dean’s list at Greensboro College for the fall 2013 semester. To qualify, a student must have a 3.5 GPA or higher.

• Several local students were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester 2013 at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. To qualify, a student must have a 3.2 GPA or higher. From Dalton were Emily Andrews, Kelsey Blevins, Robin Coffey, Kara Crews, Anita Crofford, Daniel Deslattes, Zachary Drye, Emma Ensley, Ashley Goniea, Ruairi Hutchison, Stephanie Koop, Heather Mason, Katherine Moody, Ashley Powers, Jonathan Ramirez, Beau Ridley, Jeffery Schoonover, Lynn Sertcelik, Susan Spahn and Sierra Williams.

• Kathleen Jenkins of Rocky Face was named to the dean’s list at William Peace University in Raleigh, N.C. To be on the list, students must have a 3.3 GPA or higher.

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