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Education News | July 17, 2013

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Clifton graduates magna cum laude

Cody Clifton, formerly of Carrollton, graduated magna cum laude from Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in art.

Clifton is the son of Perry and Donna Clifton of Carrollton and the grandson of George and Eva Ingram of Carrollton and the late Leslie and Shirley Clifton.

 

Two local students graduate from EKU

Two area students were among the 1,708 graduates at Eastern Kentucky University who were recognized at the conclusion of the spring 2013 semester.

Daniel William King, Campbellsburg received a bachelor’s degree in correctional and juvenile justice studies. Mary K. Moore, Milton, received a bachelor’s degree in school psychology.

The graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies May 11. The keynote speakers that day were U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama, former University of Kentucky President Dr. Charles Wethington and author/educator Silas House.

 

Local students named to EKU dean’s list

Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 2,749 students earned Dean’s List honors for the spring 2013 semester.

Local students on the list are:

• Michael Andrew Gonterman of Carrollton, sophomore, Trimble County High School graduate majoring in finance at EKU.

• Jacob Allen Blair of Bedford, junior, Trimble County High School graduate majoring in journalism at EKU.

• Brian Jordan Hemmer of Bedford, junior, Trimble County High School graduate majoring in aviation at EKU.

Karen Denise Popp of Bedford, senior, majoring in general studies in arts and sciences at EKU.

Mackenzie Reed Sutherland of Bedford, freshman, Trimble County High School graduate majoring in criminal justice at EKU

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.