Mason Jones of Holiday Island is a 2018 magna cum laude graduate of Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y., with a bachelor's degree in English and sociology.
William Jewell College
Brooke Huston of Rogers and Kaley Todd of Fayetteville are 2018 graduates of William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo. Huston earned a bachelor of science degree in nursing, and Todd earned a bachelor of arts degree in political science.
John Parmer of Springdale and Kaley Todd of Fayetteville have been named to the spring 2018 dean's list at William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo., with grade-point averages of 3.7 or higher.
Corey Naas of Green Forest is a 2018 graduate of LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas, with a bachelor of science degree in computer science and engineering technology.
Abigail Johnson of Barling was named to the spring 2018 president's list at LeTourneau with a grade-point average of 4.0.
Oklahoma Baptist University
Several local students are 2018 graduates of Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee.
Victoria Vaughan of Rogers earned a degree in anthropology. Lyndsey Kalinowski of Bentonville graduated magna cum laude with a degree in secondary English education. Kolten Speaks of Fort Smith earned an interdisciplinary degree.
Rebecca Boushelle and Samuel Shaw, both of Fayetteville, have received appointments to the Class of 2022 at the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and will report July 2.
Boushelle is a graduate of Fayetteville High School and the daughter of Mary and Chris Boushelle of Fayetteville. She will run cross country and track for the Army Black Knights.
Shaw recently graduated from Fayetteville High School and is the son of Leslie and George Shaw of Fayetteville.
Iowa State University
Rodolfo Escamilla of Springdale and John William Lavey of Siloam Springs were named to the spring 2018 dean's list at Iowa State University in Ames, with grade-point averages of 3.5 or better.
Oklahoma State University
A number of local students were named to the spring 2018 honor rolls at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater.
Students with grade-point averages of 4.0 were placed on the president's honor roll, and students with grade-point averages of 3.50 or better were placed on the dean's honor roll.
Alma: Rachel Crisp, president's honor roll; Bella Vista: Jacob Mankin, president; Madison Slusher, president; Bentonville: William Abel, dean's honor roll; Anna Roberts, dean; Krista Rodney, president; Madison Smith, dean; Cave Springs: Aaron Goldsmith, dean; Centerton: Marissa Fennell, president; Fayetteville: Sarah Bodenhamer, president; Harrison Hurley, dean; Kori Pendergraft, president; Haley Ratcliff, dean; Fort Smith: Olivia Davis, president; Alexandra Gillson, president; Alexandria Hug, dean; Avery Melton, president; Valerie Murray, president; Omaima Mzee, dean; Caylee Phillips, dean; Haley Shields, dean; Logan Thomas, dean; Lauren Walker, president; Sezanna Wallace, dean; Field Watts Jr., president; Greenwood: Anna Rankin, dean; Hackett: Matthew Miller, dean; Lowell: Jasmine Bailey, president; Mulberry: Alyssa Hoyle, president; Pea Ridge: Robert Devor, president; Rogger Devor, president; Sydney Hope, dean; Prairie Grove: Blayke Rogers, president; Sydni Smith, president; Rogers: Zachary Arrick, dean; Abigail Bohn, dean; Hannah Cade, dean; Quenton Clay, president; Kennedi Faber, dean; Carly Flinn, dean; Austin Hughes, president; Meredith Lakis, dean; Anna Layton, president; Christian Liddell, president; Hayley Parsons, dean; Jake Parsons, president; Abigail Shoffner, dean; Rudy: Kayla Bishop, dean; Springdale: Hayden Bates, dean; Trevor Clark, president; Taylor Haden, president; Gabriel Mejia, president; Van Buren: Katlyn Bruso, president; Taylor Kilbride, president; Evan Rackley, president.
Springdale High School
Nine students from Springdale High School were recently recognized for their achievements, aspirations and interest in computing and technology by the Information Technology Research Institute at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas.
Meghan Bledsoe, Yaritza Chavez, Bine Domnick, Lissette Martinez, Samantha Quintero, Teion Sanders and Indu Sen were named Arkansas affiliate winners. Gabriela Solis and Sarah Vogel received Arkansas affiliate honorable mention awards.
Yaritza Chavez was also named an aspirations in computing national honorable mention winner. The aspirations in computing awards recognize young women in high school who have demonstrated interest and achievements in computing, leadership, high academic achievements and plan for a post-secondary education.
College of the Ozarks
Several local students are 2018 graduates of College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Mo. They include Vincent Bradley of Siloam Springs, with a bachelor of science in business administration, marketing; Rylee Miller of Siloam Springs graduated, bachelor of arts in Christian ministry; Andrew Ottaviano of Bentonville, bachelor of science in computer science, cum laude; Winston Rasmussen of Springdale, bachelor of arts in accounting; Anna Sharon of Bella Vista, bachelor of arts in communication arts, public relations, magna cum laude; Molly Thomas of Pea Ridge, bachelor of arts in business administration.
Saint Mary's College
Jordan Myers of Fort Smith was named to the spring 2018 dean's list at Saint Mary's College, with a grade-point average of 3.6.
University of Central Arkansas
Neil Riley and Schlesinger Colton, both of Springdale, have been chosen as honors scholars in the Norbert O. Schedler Honors College at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway
Acceptance into the honors college includes opportunities for a living-learning community, service learning, undergraduate research, travel abroad and internships
Kenna Ebert of Springdale has been awarded a, trustee scholarship and music scholarship for Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa.
Deborah Greene of Fayetteville is a 2018 cum laude graduate of Tufts University in Medford and Somerville, Mass., with a bachelor's degree in psychology.
Deborah Greene of Fayetteville, Jonah Greene of Fayetteville and Ryan Shaffer of Decatur have been named to the 2018 dean's list at Tufts with grade-point averages of 3.4 or better.
Harding University College
Emily Richardson of Ozark and Jessica Gall of Bella Vista were named to the spring 2018 dean's list at the Harding University college of pharmacy in Searcy, with grade-point averages of 3.80 or better.
A number of local students are 2018 graduates of Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Benjamin Heil of Fayetteville, bachelor science in bioinformatics, magna cum laude; Tara Myers of Lincoln, bachelor of science in electrical and computer engineering,; Ashley Alston of Tontitown, bachelor of business administration, Baylor business fellows and economics, cum laude; Chance Cole of Bentonville, bachelor of business administration in marketing; Caroline Wilson of Eureka Springs, bachelor of business administration in management information systems; and Danae Chamberlain of Siloam Springs, bachelor of arts in medical humanities.
Several local students performed in the conservatory of music's 2018 commencement celebration concert at Wheaton (Ill.) College. Charles Nystrom of Rogers sang bass II with the men's glee club; Alexandra Gould of Fayetteville sang soprano II with the women's chorale; and Jacey Gould of Fayetteville sang alto II with the women's chorale.
Missouri State University
A number of local students are 2018 graduates of Missouri State University in Springfield. They include Olivia Grelle of Bella Vista, master of social work; Andrew Lukavich of Bentonville, master of Science in cybersecurity; Shannon Nguyen of Bentonville, bachelor of science and doctorate of nurse anesthesia practice; Kassidy Stanton of Bentonville, magna cum laude, bachelor of science in nursing; Gabriel McCurry of Eureka Springs, bachelor of science in history education; Ryan Ropp of Fort Smith, master of social work; Lane Nichols of Harrison, bachelor of science in marketing, advertising and promotion; Rebecca Raney of Harrison, bachelor of science in interpresonal communication; Penny Rogers of Harrison, summa cum laude, bachelor of social work; Cody Salmon of Harrison, bachelor of science in animal science; Austin Grigg of Huntsville, bachelor of fine arts in theater and dance; Kiah Mott of Marble Falls, summa cum laude, bachelor of science in professional writing; Melissa Tate of Omaha, master of science in special education; Derek Nagel of Rogers, master of business administration; Brady Precure of Rogers, bachelor of social work; Christopher Watson of Rogers, bachelor of science in sociology; Jaimie Zaitz of Rogers, master of science in education, literacy; Ashlyn Wheat of Siloam Springs graduated, bachelor of science in athletic training; Francisco Herrera of Springdale, bachelor of science in electronic arts, audio; Kara Morris of Springdale, cum laude, bachelor of science in communication science, speech.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Joseph Broadway of Fayetteville, Abigail Liddell and Christopher McEwin of Rogers and Haley Nelson of Springdale have been named to the spring 2018 dean's list at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
NAN Our Town on 06/21/2018
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