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MSU announces spring graduates

Mississippi State University has released a list of students graduating for the 2021 spring term. Honor graduates include all bachelor-degree candidates with exceptional scholastic averages and at least half the total required course hours earned at MSU. Their specific levels of recognition and the minimum required averages for each, based on a 4.0 scale, include:…

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Lauren Halase Jackson awarded degree from UA

Lauren Halase Jackson has received a Master of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Alabama. UA awarded some 5,860 degrees during its spring commencement ceremonies April 30 through May 2. Jackson is a native of Jayess currently residing in Ridgeland. The University of Alabama, located in Tuscaloosa, offers its students a premier educational,…

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Hinds CC names spring 2021 President’s and Dean’s Scholars

Hinds Community College President’s and Dean’s Scholars have been named for the spring 2021 semester. President’s Scholars are those with a cumulative 4.0 grade point average. Local students recognized as spring 2021 President’s Scholars are Daquori Hooker, Stephen Jasper, both of Monticello; Pedro Casas, of New Hebron; and Kadarra Johnson, of Sontag. Deans’ Scholars are…

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Local student named to Dean’s List at Olivet Nazarene University

Michellee Johnson, of Monticello, was named to the Dean’s List at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Ill., during the recently completed spring 2021 semester. To qualify for inclusion on the dean’s list, a student must have been enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student and must have attained a semester grade point average of 3.50 or…

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Local students named to Honor Roll lists at University of Miss.

The University of Mississippi recently announced students named to the Spring 2021 Honor Roll lists, including Chancellor’s and Dean’s Honor Roll. Maianh Ngoc Tran, of Jayess, was named to the Chancellor’s Honor Roll, which is reserved for students who earn a semester GPA of 3.75-4.0. The following students were named to the Dean’s Honor Roll,…

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Local students awarded degrees at Southern Miss

The University of Southern Mississippi awarded undergraduate, graduate, and specialist degrees to more than 1,900 students graduating in the spring 2021 semester. USM graduates from the local area include: Jayess – Haven Johnson Busbin, Bachelor of Science; Natalie Caul Tullis, Bachelor of Science; Ronnesha R. Bates, Bachelor of Social Work; Lacey Wallace, Master of Business…

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Local students graduate from University of Mississippi

The University of Mississippi celebrated more than 5,000 candidates for graduation in the Class of 2021 during the university’s 168th Commencement exercises April 29 through May 2. The following local students were candidates for graduation: Lonnie Marvin Vining, of Monticello, was a candidate for a Master of Arts. Vining was a Philosophy major in the…

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Summer Allen accepted into WCU’s Grow Your Own Initiative

Lawrence County Technology and Career Center’s Teacher Academy hosted a signing day on April 28 for Summer Allen as she accepted the offer to William Carey University’s Grow Your Own Initiative. This is the first of its kind for LCTCC and the Lawrence County School District. Jessica Rutland, Teacher Academy instructor, stated, “I am proud…

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