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News Education College Honors

Lauren Stenger of Franklin, recently graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Stenger earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Illustration with a minor in Printmaking.

The Savannah College of Art and Design is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution conferring bachelor's and master's degrees at distinctive locations and online to prepare talented students for professional careers. SCAD offers degrees in more than 40 majors. Visit scad.edu.

Emily Nicholson of Sylva, completed courses with exemplary marks and made the Honors List for the Fall 2013 semester at Louisburg College. To be named to the Honors List, a student must have completed at least 12 or more hours of college credit in a given semester and have a semester grade point average of at least 3.0 to 3.49.

Related by faith to The United Methodist Church, Louisburg College is the oldest two-year residential college in the nation, and the only one in North Carolina. With a student body of 700 students, over 90 percent of Louisburg graduates continue their education at four-year schools. Learn more at www.louisburg.edu.

The following students have been named to the Dean's List for the fall semester of the 2013-2014 academic year at Brevard College in Brevard. Elizabeth Birolin of Franklin; Kortney Conner of Franklin; and Elena Reynolds of Webster.

To be eligible for the Dean's List, students must be enrolled full-time and earn a 3.50 grade point average or higher for the semester. Brevard College (www.brevard.edu) is committed to an experiential liberal arts education that encourages personal growth and inspires artistic, intellectual, and social action.

Jennifer Huckabee of Franklin, was among more than 550 students who recently graduated from Gardner-Webb University during its 2013 fall commencement exercises. Huckabee received a MA in Elementary Education.

Located in Boiling Springs, N.C., Gardner-Webb University's purpose is to advance the Kingdom of God through Christian higher education by preparing graduates for professional and personal success, instilling in them a deep commitment to service and leadership, and equipping them for well-rounded lives of lasting impact, Pro Deo et Humanitate (For God and Humanity).

Dr. David S. Wood, provost of Wofford College, has announced the Dean's List students for the Fall 2013 Semester, including Charles Reid Wedding from Franklin.

To be named to the Dean's List, a student must be enrolled for at least 12 semester hours of graded courses and attain a semester grade point average of 3.6 or higher.

Wofford College, established in 1854, is an independent liberal arts college of 1,600 students in Spartanburg, S.C. Wofford ranks 7th nationally in the percentage of undergraduates receiving credit for study abroad. Home to one of the nation's 280 Phi Beta Kappa chapters, Wofford's historic 170- acre campus is recognized as a national arboretum. Wofford is affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

Frances Shepherd of Otto graduated from Auburn University at Montgomery on Dec. 14 with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree. Shepherd was one of more than 300 students to receive a degree at the university's fall commencement ceremony. Benedict Okeke, AUM microbiology professor, served as the distinguished speaker. Located seven miles east of the Alabama capitol, Auburn University at Montgomery was founded in 1967 as the metropolitan campus of Auburn University. The nationally accredited university offers more than 90 degree programs to more than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Learn more at www.aum.edu.





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