2018-06-27 / Front Page

Local students graduate, receive honors

Jasmine Eveland Graduates from the University of Findlay

Jasmine Eveland, of Cloverdale, has graduated from the University of Findlay. Eveland received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and an Associate of Arts in Equestrian Studies.

Eveland was invited to walk in the University’s commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 5. More than 730 graduates earned doctoral, master’s, bachelor’s or associate degrees for the academic year 2017-2018.

Located in Findlay, Ohio, the University of Findlay is known not only for science, health professions, animal science and equestrian studies programs, but also for cultivating the next generation of business leaders, educators and innovative thinkers through a dedication to experiential learning, both in and outside of the classroom. Established in 1882 through a joint partnership between the Churches of God, General Counsel and the City of Findlay, the University of Findlay has nearly 60 majors leading to baccalaureate degrees and offers 11 master’s degrees, and four doctoral degrees. More than 3,800 students are enrolled at Findlay, and the University is nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review.

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Isaac Harms graduates from Centre College

Isaac Harms of Greencastle graduated from Centre College with bachelor of science degrees in German and psychology during the 195th Commencement ceremony held on campus Sunday, May 20.

The Commencement address was delivered by Robert M. Franklin Jr., president emeritus of Morehouse College and current professor of moral leadership at Emory University, who urged the record 330 graduates in the Centre College Class of 2018 to “befriend America’s highest ideals.”

Harms is the son of Mary and Douglas Harms of Greencastle and is a graduate of Greencastle High School.

Founded in 1819, Centre College is a U.S. News top-50 national liberal arts college, and is named one of Forbes’ top-15 colleges/ universities in the South seven years in a row.

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DePauw University

473 students became the 179th graduating class of DePauw University. The undergraduates were awarded their degrees during the program which took place in Holton Memorial Quadrangle.

The day’s events included a speech by civil rights legend, attorney and presidential adviser Vernon E. Jordan Jr., DePauw Class of ‘57.

The following local students graduated:

Jerica Bean of Greencastle

Tyler Brammer of Greencastle

Luke Brotherton of Greencastle

Ashlyn Cox of Greencastle

Lucas Eckrich of Greencastle

Mallory Glaze of Fillmore

Taulbee Jackson of Cloverdale

John Latta of Greencastle

Katherine McKean of Poland

Calvin Timm of Reelsville

Founded in 1837, DePauw University is a top-ranked, 100 percent residential, private liberal arts university in Greencastle, Ind. Through its College of Liberal Arts and School of Music, DePauw provides highly personalized education in small classes, with 95 percent of its graduates employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation. DePauw is ranked fourth for study abroad, and 80 percent of students receive academic credit for off-campus study, including internships, independent projects and service work. The university is ranked in the top 20 for both graduate salaries and internship opportunities among private institutions, 8th for Fulbright Scholars, 8th for producing top business executives, eighth for graduate salaries, and second for Teach For America employees. Our graduates have a 90 percent acceptance rate for medical school and an 80 percent acceptance rate for law school, both well above the national average.

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Katherine Schubert on dean’s list

SIUE is a nationally recognized university that educates and develops professional and community leaders through its excellent faculty and programs. Undergraduates who meet high academic standards are included in a dean’s list issued each semester.

To be eligible for the dean’s list, a student must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or better and have 12 hours calculated (B is equivalent to 3.0; A to 4.0).

Katherine Schubert of Coatesville is on the 2018 spring dean’s list.

Katie is studying Pre-Pharmacy and has a conditional entry to their Pharmacy school.

To merit the honor of being placed on the dean’s list each semester, a student must have carried a full academic load of 12 hours or more, excluding pass/fail courses, and have earned a grade point average of 3.5 or above.

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Copeland named to dean’s list at Maryville University

Maryville University has named Jessica Copeland of Coatsville to the dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester. Jessica is studying Cybersecurity at the School of Business.

Maryville undergraduate students are eligible for the Deans’ List when they complete at least 12 Maryville University credit hours in a semester with a minimum of a 3.5 gradepoint average on a 4.0 (perfect) scale.

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Zoe Puerner named to spring dean’s list

Wheaton College student Zoe Puerner of Brazil, Indiana, was named to the spring 2018 dean’s list. Dean’s list honors are earned by undergraduate students who carry 12 or more credit hours and achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher on the 4.0 scale.

Wheaton College (Wheaton, Ill.) is a coeducational Christian liberal arts college noted for its rigorous academics, integration of faith and learning, and consistent ranking among the top liberal arts colleges in the country. For more information, visit wheaton.edu.

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Abigail Schubert named to dean’s list

Abigail Schubert of Coatesville, Ind., majoring in Chemistry - Basic earned a position on the University of Evansville dean’s list for academic achievements during the 2018 spring semester.

To make the dean’s list, a student at UE must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

About the University of Evansville: Located in Evansville, Indiana the University of Evansville is a private, liberal arts-based university with over 80 majors and more than 100 areas of study. UE’s diverse student body represents 45 states and 57 countries. U.S. News & World Report recognized UE as a “Best Value” Midwest university and Washington Monthly calls UE a “Best Bang for the Buck.” For more information, please visit http://www.evansville.edu.

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Kathleen Bunten named to Trine University President’s List

Kathleen Bunten of Coatesville was one of the main campus students named to the Trine University President’s List for the Spring 2018 semester.

Bunten is a Psychology- BS major.

To earn President’s List honors, main campus students must complete a minimum of 15 hours and have a grade point average of 3.750-4.000.

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Kaelynn Abner Named to President’s List at University of the Cumberlands

In recognition of academic performance, the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs at University of the Cumberlands (UC) has announced the students named to the President’s List for the spring 2018 semester.

To be eligible for the President’s List, students must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 4.0, receive an “A” grade in UC Engage and be in good academic standing.

Kaelynn Abner of Bainbridge was named to the Spring 2018 President’s List at UC.

Located in Williamsburg, Kentucky, University of the Cumberlands is an institution of regional distinction offering quality undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and online degree programs. Learn more at ucumberlands.edu.

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