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Ritchie graduates from Transylvania

Caleb Ritchie, a resident of Grant County and home school graduate, has  received a Bachelors of Arts degree from Transylvania University  on May 26 during a commencement ceremony on the front steps of historic Old Morrison. Ritchie graduated with honors in music technology.
Ritchie is the son of Danny and Kari Ritchie of Corinth. Ritchie accompanied commencement speaker Bianca Spriggs ’03 on the keyboard as she gave a poetry reading, “Memory Jar,” as part of her address during the ceremony.
Founded in 1780 as the nation’s 16th college and the first college west of the Allegheny Mountains, Transylvania has a long list of distinguished alumni including two U.S. vice presidents, two U.S. Supreme Court justices, 50 U.S. senators, 101 U.S. representatives, 36 governors and 34 ambassadors.

Local students receive GED

The following students received their General Education Diploma in 2011-2012.
•Sarah Manning
• Ricky Gemmer Jr
• James Rybolt
• Bobbi J. Richerson
• Robert Koors
• Mary Jennifer Stamper
• Tammy Fugate
• Cody Ashcraft
• Raymond Cordray
• Devan Hensler
• Jared Trenary
• Danielle Adkins
• Stacy L. Baldridge
• Samatha Struve
• Sara C. Miller
• Susannah B. Holder
• Ashley Phillps
• Alex Knox

 

Eastern Kentucky University
Local students graduate from EKU

Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,565 graduates at the conclusion of the Spring 2012 semester.
The graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies May 5.
Local EKU graduates include:
• Bernadette Woodyard of Corinth
• Mitchell Clayton of Crittenden
• Cindel Brewer of Dry Ridge
• Jaclyn Porter of Dry Ridge
• Kelsey Edmondson of Williamstown
• Nicholas Simpson of Williamstown
• Alesia Skinner of Williamstown
The new degree holders join more than 136,000 Eastern alumni in Kentucky and across the United States and world.
Eastern Kentucky University is a comprehensive university serving approximately 16,000 students on its 725-acre Richmond campus, at its educational centers in Corbin, Danville, Manchester, Somerset and Lancaster, and throughout Kentucky.

Local students named to President’s List
Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 1,027 students earned President’s List honors for the Spring 2012 semester.
The List includes
• Natalie Owings of Crittenden
• William Roberts of Crittenden
• Stephanie Cooper of Dry Ridge
• Sarah Johnson of Dry Ridge
• Rachel Morris of Dry Ridge
• Haley Mullins of Dry Ridge
• Jennifer Scott of Dry Ridge
• George Thompson of Dry Ridge
The President’s List was established by the University to recognize outstanding academic achievement. It is bestowed upon full-time undergraduate students who attain a perfect 4.0 grade point average for a semester.
Eastern Kentucky University is a comprehensive university serving approximately 16,000 students on its Richmond campus, at its educational centers in Corbin, Danville, Manchester, Somerset and Lancaster, and throughout Kentucky.

Local students recieve Dean’s Award
Eastern Kentucky University has announced 293 Dean’s Award recipients for the Spring 2012 semester.
Award recipients include:
• Mitchell Clayton of Crittenden
• Allison Jackson of Crittenden
• Stephanie Cooper of Dry Ridge
• Bradley Cook of Williamstown
To earn the Dean’s Award, students must achieve Dean’s List honors at EKU for three semesters, not necessarily consecutive. A lapel pin is presented to students by the dean of their academic college.
To achieve Dean’s List honors at Eastern, students attempting 14 or more credit hours must earn a 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0. Students attempting 13 credit hours must earn a 3.65 GPA, and students attempting 12 credit hours must earn a 3.75 GPA.