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Ward earns master's degree from JMU
Kimberly Ward of Indian Land graduated with a master of arts degree in teaching from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va., during the May 5 commencement exercises.
Chitturi graduates from SMSU
Valli Chitturi of Indian Land, graduated with a master’s degree in industrial management from Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Mo., during the school’s spring commencement exercises May 12.
Day makes dean’s list at GSU
David Day, who is majoring in marketing, has been named to the 2012 spring semester dean’s list for excellence in academics at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Ga. To be eligible for the dean’s list, a student must have at least a 3.50 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester.
Anderson makes dean’s list at GCC
Ryan Anderson, a senior mechanical engineering major at Grove City College in Pennsylania, has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester.
Anderson, a 2008 graduate of New Canaan High School, is the son of Bruce and Doris Anderson of Indian Land.
To make the dean’s list, students must have a grade-point average of 3.40 to 3.59.
Mishoe makes SMU’s honor roll
Lauren Mishoe of Lancaster, a sophomore at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, is listed on the school’s spring honor roll with distinction. To be listed on the SMU honor roll with distinction, students must be in the top 10 percent of their school.
Area students make president’s list
These area residents have been named to the president’s list at Clemson University for the spring 2012 semester:
• Jennifer Lynn Blethen of Fort Mill, a secondary education (math) major
• Samantha Morgan Chapman of Fort Mill, an English major
• Marjorie Elizabeth Rowe of Indian Land, a food science major
President’s list students must achieve a 4.0 (all As) grade-point average.
Morgan attends Coker Connection
Bree Morgan recently attended Coker Connection, an intense two-day adventure/experiential learning program that provides students the opportunity to connect with fellow freshmen, stay in the residence halls and explore the Coker College campus in Hartsville before orientation.
The program concentrates on goal setting and relationship building in an effort to position students for a successful start to their Coker College career. Activities included a trip to the U.S. National White Water Center in Charlotte, N.C., where students were challenged mentally and physically to work on team building and problem solving skills with classmates.
Morgan is an incoming freshman from Lancaster.
Adult Education offers classes in IL
Lancaster County Adult Education will hold basic skills math, pre-GED prep, GED prep, GED online study, WorkKeys certification, reading for workplace success, virtual high school and HSAP study classes in the Indian Land area beginning Thursday, May 24. For details, call (803) 285-7660.
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