At the college level
Posted: Wednesday, August 13, 2008 11:20 am
The Messenger 08.13.08
Several students from Obion County have been named to the Dean’s List for the summer semester at the University of Tennessee at Martin.
The honorees, listed by hometown, include:
• South Fulton — Kady E. Elliott, high honors.
• Troy — Carolyn A. Duncan, highest honors; and Melissa G. Tipps, high honors.
• Union City — Perry B. Burnett, high honors; Garrett S. Flannery, highest honors; Emily A. Sparks, highest honors; Adam D. Vallee, high honors; and Nathan K. Woods, honors.
To be eligible for Dean’s List recognition at UT Martin, a student must take at least 12 hours of credit (pass-fail courses are not included) and achieve a 3.2 (B) grade-point average based on a 4.0 scale. Students can make the Dean’s List with honors (3.2 through 3.49), high honors (3.5 through 3.79) or highest honors (3.8 through 4.0).
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Five local students have been awarded scholarships for the 2008-09 academic year to attend the University of Tennessee at Martin.
• Kerry Duck, son of Ray Duck of Kenton, who will be a freshman. He received the Dean’s Scholarship and the UT Martin Band Scholarship.
• Danny Hannaman, son of Danny and Leanne Marvin of Kenton, who will be a freshman. He received the Dean’s Scholarship.
• Jessica Jones, daughter of Edward and Susanne Jones of Obion, who will be a junior. She received the University of Tennessee Alumni Association Transfer Scholarship.
• Logan Parker, son of Nick and Julie Parker of Union City, who will be a freshman. He received the UT Martin McWhorter Scholarship.
• William Townes, son of William and Martha Townes of Union City, who will be a freshman. He received the UT Martin McWhorter Scholarship.
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Three Union City students have been named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.
The honorees include:
• Joshua Ryan Owens, son of Carol Owens of Union City, a student in the College of Arts and Science;
• Samuel Marshall Vaden, son of John M. Vaden of Union City, a student in the Blair School of Music; and
• Nancy Tan, daughter of S. Tan and A. Trinh of Union City, a student in the College of Arts and Science.
To qualify for the Dean’s List at Vanderbilt, students must receive grades equivalent to a 3.5 on a 4.0 scale for the semester.