Students graduate from UNC
Emily Lusk Huegel and Austin Marx, graduates of East Wake High School of Health Sciences, graduated from UNC at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Exercise and Sport Science.
Student graduates from Fayetteville State
Barrett Keyes, of Zebulon, graduated from Fayetteville State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology.
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Student named to Greensboro dean’s list
Ashlee Shannon Miller of Zebulon was among 166 Greensboro College students named to the dean's list for the Spring 2015 academic semester. To qualify, a student must have a 3.5 grade-point average or better.
ECU graduates and honor students
A host of students with local ties graduated from East Carolina University during commencement ceremonies held earlier this month. Graduates include Rema Abu-Zayed, Samuel Atkinson, Ashley Brooks, Graham Horton, Henry Mazzeo, Dana Murray, Mercedes Rico, Spencer Sanderson, Davis Sloan, Scott Staples and Chelsea Weger, all of Wendell; Brandon Alandt, Allyn Arrowood, ChaShon Battle, Margaret Chandler, Jordan Farrell, Shakara-Tanae Greaves, Renard Hamlette, Ryan Harris, Ashton Hill, James Hoover, Mykellah Jarvis, Brittany Kaehler, Chelsey MacPherson, Anna Mangum, Anthony Newman-Hunt, Paige Norris, Brandon Reed, Michael Song, Matthew Stone and Adeem Tahira, all of Knightdale; Spencer Anhalt, Stormi Barham, William Caputo, Alexandra Cosimeno, Sean Hatcher, Tyler Hester, Sara Hocutt, Jason Jones, Kerri Oliver, Holley Roberson, Stephen Salazar, Blair Sauls, Lisa Snead, Brittany Turner, April Williford and Brandi Wood, all of Zebulon.
The following local students attending East Carolina University were included on the honors list.
Katherine Freer and Emma Gardner, both of Wendell; Michael Joy, Michael Neely and Michael Song, all of Knightdale; Makenzie Gairrett, Madison Makar and Kimberly Perry, all of Zebulon, made the Chancellor’s list, which requires a grade point average of 4.0.
Morgan Bridgers, Brittany Green, Gregory Kreamer, Anderson Renfrow, Kaleb Smith, Keslee Snuggs, Tyler Tripp and Mary Wolfe, all from Wendell; Joy Akuche, Molly Belcher, Alyssa Birchard, Karen Branch, Janae Brown, Jessica Clayburn, Morgan Dameron, Rebecca Farrington, Danielle Joyner, Kristen Longmire, Ruth Mongare, Randall Owens, Uyen Perkins, Sarah Pirrotta, Britton Ricks, Jade Simmons, Adeem Tahira and Tysheena Wilkins, all from Knightdale; Abrahim Ahmadi-Torshizi, Olivia Burke, Jamie Davis, Annabel Delacruz, Jordan Denton, Genesis Guzman, Elisabeth Jones, Robert Richardson, Julie Robinson, Blair Sauls, Lisa Snead, Walter Snead, Jamie Upchurch and Sydney Webb, all from Zebulon, made the Dean’s list, which requires a grade point average of 3.5.
Hanadee Abu-Zayed, Renee Daigle, Sadie Egan, Madison Hodges, Kelli Holden, Kristina Huerta, Mary Grace Lindley, Timothy Pace, Cyarra Pierson and Alexandria Spencer, all of Wendell; Robyn Alston, Javier Aviles-Santiago, Ayanna Blevins, Andrew Bowers, Sylvanie Clouden, Amanda Denton, Kimberly Jones, Shayna Jones, Jovial Konde, Christopher Newman-Clifford, Tyler Palochak, John Pope, Rachel Shaw, Carrielle Simmons, Iftekhar Uddin, Mitchell Vangelder and Jaclyn Westmade, all of Knightdale; Kenneth Foerman, Paige Fuller, Anthony Gay, Justin Lape, Kevin Livesay, Rachel Maynard, Morgan Wilder and Sterling Wilder, all of Zebulon, made the Honor Roll, which requires a grade point average of 3.0.
Johnston Community College graduates and dean’s list
Johnston Community College celebrated its 2015 graduates with commencement ceremonies awarding nearly 600 associate degrees and diplomas to students. Local graduates include: Stephanie Anne Cassidy, Kellie Rene'e Flowers, Charity M. Muia, and Lauren Elizabeth Petta, all from Knightdale; Wendy S. Brennan, Lawrence R. Capps Jr., Daryl Douglas Drake Creech, Kenneth E. Dolin, Brittany Miranda Englehart, Mable L. Harris, Noemi Jimenez, Dawn Ann Johnson, Steven Richard Maybee, Dawn Marie Simone, Nathan Thomas Williamson, all from Wendell; Adam Mark Beasley, David Wayne Brock, Nhita Ngoc Nguyen, and Nathan Lee Stokes, all from Zebulon.
Stephanie Cassidy of Knightdale, who earned an associate degree in arts, received the President’s Award for her scholastic achievement and leadership during the ceremony.
The following students have been named to the spring semester dean’s list at Johnston Community College: Stephanie Cassidy, Yanira Hernandez, Jatzael Munoz and Christopher Parker, all of Knightdale; Sierra Blackley, Morgan Broadwell, Sarah Creech, Allen Dungan, McKeighla Kilgore, Erica Perry, Cynthia Rico-Ibarra, Claudia Rodriguez, Gina Searls, Julie Shirah and Gail Thorpe, all of Wendell; Aaron Beaver, Trisha Brock, Madison Bunn, Elise Descoteaux, Teresa Lopez, Nhita Nguyen, Kristen Schlafer, Caleb Smith, Nathan Stokes and Amber Wright, all of Zebulon.