At the college level
Posted: Wednesday, January 2, 2013 6:00 pm
The Messenger 01.02.13
Kristi Greer of Union City was among 29 students who recently completed the requirements to become a nurse and participated in a nursing pinning ceremony at Dyersburg State Community College’s Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County.
The nursing pin represents completion of the associate of applied science degree requirements for nursing.
Each graduate also received a small ceramic replica of the lamp carried by Florence Nightingale that was used in the symbolic lamp lighting ceremony.
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Shannon Meek of Union City was recently named to the A-Honor Roll at West Tennessee Business College in Jackson.
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Steven McCullough of Troy, a member of the Fulton 2F Cohort, recently earned Dean’s List honors in the ADVANTAGE Program at Mid-Continent University in Mayfield, Ky.
To achieve Dean’s List honors, a student must maintain a grade point average between 3.5 and 3.99 on a 4.0 scale.
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Several local students were among those who recently earned degrees from Mid-Continent Uni-versity in Mayfield, Ky., and graduated during commencement ceremonies held at Graves County High School in Mayfield, Ky.
Associate’s degrees were awarded to Kimberly Lynn Carroll Uzzle of Union City, who graduated magna cum laude; and Rodney Allen Mitchell and Sharon Renee Mitchell, both of Union City.
Associate of science degrees were awarded to George D. Black and Lukas R. Rudolph, both of Fulton, who both graduated magna cum laude; and Melissa Trice-Martin and Cynthia Maria Haynes-Webb, both of Fulton.
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Corbin M. Hawks of South Fulton was recently accepted to the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry in Lexington.
Hawks is a 2009 graduate of South Fulton High School and is currently in his senior year at the University of Kentucky. He will earn his bachelor’s degree in agricultural biotechnology in May 2013 before beginning the dental school curriculum in August.
He has maintained a 3.8 grade point average and has been on the Dean’s List each semester while in college.
Hawks has been a member of Delta Tau Delta social fraternity, which he has served as academic chairman for two terms and currently serves as vice president of internal operations.
In the 2011-12 school year, he was voted Delta Man of the Year.
Hawks is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Michael L. Hawks of South Fulton. Dr. Hawks, who practices dentistry in South Fulton, also attended the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry.
He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. James Gammon of South Fulton and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Hawks of Fulton.
At the college level, Corbin M. Hawks, Dyersburg State Community College, Kristi Greer, Mid-Continent University, Shannon Meek, Steven McCullough, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, West Tennessee Business College