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Local residents earn scholarships at Northern Kentucky University
Several local students recently graduated from Northern Kentucky University. They include:
• Nicole Barton, of Dry Ridge, social studies  
• Megan Brooks, of Dry Ridge, finance  
• Melissa Brown, of Corinth, integrative studies  
• Carrie Coleman, of Williamstown, organizational leadership
• Amanda Farley, of Williamstown, biological sciences
• Joshua Faulkner, of Dry Ridge, nursing
• Melissa Ferguson, of Dry Ridge, middle grades education  
• Joseph Freeman, of Dry Ridge, radiologic technology  
• Justin Hermanek, of Williamstown, construction management and construction technology   
• Adam Hurst, of Dry Ridge, biological sciences  
• Darius Liggett, of Williamstown, psychology  
• Jessi Lipscomb, of Crittenden, mathematics and statistics  
• Andrew Lovett, of Crittenden, teaching  
• Jodi March, of Crittenden, biological sciences  
• Philip Mattingly, of Dry Ridge, instructional leadership  
• Brittany Miles, of Williamstown, geology  
• Ethan Prather, of Dry Ridge, criminal justice  
• Virginia Rudy, of Williamstown, business informatics
• Desiree Sandlin, of Williamstown, electronic media and broadcasting  
• Rebekah Saylor, of Crittenden, eAlementary education  
• Justin Shelton, of Dry Ridge, Computer science  
• Casey Vaughn, of Crittenden, teaching leadership  
• Roni Webster, of Glencoe, English
• Chelsea Willoughby, of Dry Ridge, radiologic technology  
Northern Kentucky University is a growing metropolitan university of more than 15,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus, located just seven miles south of Cincinnati, Ohio. Since 2009, NKU has been rated one of “America’s Best Colleges” by Forbes Magazine.

Eastern Kentucky University 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 Jackon 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.