Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Phi Kappa Phi welcomes three locals.
The following local residents recently have been initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Meggan Levitt, La Tanya Thomas, and Katherine Dunn of Tucker were all initiated at Mercer University, according to ReadMedia Newswire. Founded in 1897, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Phi Kappa Phi inducts annually approximately 32,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni. The Society has chapters on more than 300 select colleges and universities in North America and the Philippines. Membership is by invitation only to the top 10 percent of seniors and …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Alex Boal initiated into Phi Beta Kappa at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia.
Hampden-Sydney College senior Alexander Robert Boal was initiated into the honor society Phi Beta Kappa on Monday, April 8, according to ReadMedia Newswire. Membership recognizes the highest academic achievement, moral character, responsible citizenship, and broad intellectual curiosity. A Patrick Henry Scholar, Boal served as President of the German Club since Fall 2011. He is a member of the varsity swim team, varsity rugby, and the International Club. He participated in the Virginia Program at Oxford in the summer of 2012. A foreign affairs major, Alex is a graduate of Chamblee High School and is the son of Mr. & Mrs. Robert K. Boal of Tucker. A private college for men, Hampden-Sydney in Virginia is ranked in the top tier of liberal …
Monday, March 18, 2013
Another batch of local students who are doing well in various colleges.
The following is the latest list of Tucker students who are gaining recognition in their college careers, according to ReadMedia Newswire: Michelle Kim Turgeon has been named to the Dean's List at Washington University in St. Louis. Mercer University in Macon, Ga. honored these students: LaToya Stewart, a junior, was named to the President's List and Dean's List of the College of Continuing and Professional Studies. Min Hyun Oh, a sophomore, was named to the President's List and Dean's List of the College of Liberal Arts, as was Parth Patel, a Senior. Amy Sellers, a fourth-year student, was named to the Dean's List of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and Veronica Dalzon, a Senior, was named to the Dean's List of the Eugene W. …
Monday, February 25, 2013
Eight more local students have made it to the Dean's List.
The following students from Tucker were named to the Dean's List of Emory College, the undergraduate, liberal arts college of Emory University in Atlanta, for the 2012 fall semester: Vijay Balakrishnan Claire Brisse Tami Feng Naveed Hada Sarah Holt Rosa Ilyayeva Mary Kelly Hayley Morton
Thursday, February 14, 2013
A quick look at recent Dean's List recipients.
The following students, all residents of Tucker, were honored recently by their colleges, according to ReadMedia Newswire: Cailey Forstall was among over 1900 students from Wake Forest University who made the Fall 2012 Dean's List. Sarah Holloway has made the Dean's List at Columbus State University. Virginia M. Underwood was named to the Dean's List for the fall semester at Samford University's Cumberland School of Law. Kristian Collins, majoring in Human Performance and Sport, was among 1,973 students from Tennessee State University who were named to the Fall 2012 Dean's List. The following students have earned the distinction of Dean's List at the Georgia Institute of Technology for Fall 2012: Camille Johnson, Ahmed Mansour-Elsayed, and…
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Three more local students get added to the list.
The following students from Tucker have been named to the fall 2012 Dean's List at Berry College in Rome, Ga., according to ReadMedia Newswire: Ian Carey, Katie Harber, and Allison Erdman. To be eligible for the Dean's List, a student must carry a semester GPA of 3.5 or better.
Friday, January 25, 2013
Local student makes the list again.
Kristyn Roden, 20, of Tucker, was among students honored recently with inclusion on Carson-Newman College's Dean's List for the fall 2012 semester, according to ReadMedia Newswire. Students earning a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while taking 12 or more credit hours are awarded the distinction of Dean's List honors and feted at a reception sponsored by the Academic Affairs Office and Alpha Chi Honor Society. Carson-Newman, a Christian university in Jefferson City, Tenn., has been recognized as a leading liberal arts institution by U.S. News, Forbes.com and The Princeton Review. Click here for more information. Related article on Tucker Patch
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Five locals get recognized at VSU.
Valdosta State University has announced the names of students from Tucker who met all qualifications for graduation in Fall 2012. They are: Kathryn Huitt Vernon, Master of Science, Biology Lamone S Graham, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Speech Communication Raina Jessine Mitchell, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Dance Scott Perry Pieper, Master of Library & Information Science Additionally, VSU announced that Emma Patricia Carey of Tucker earned the academic status of Dean's List. Learn more about VSU Related articles on Tucker Patch
Monday, January 21, 2013
Tucker resident is a Senior Business Economics major.
Eduardo Mares of Tucker has been named to the Fall 2012 Dean's List at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, Ga. Mares is a Senior Business Economics major, according to ReadMedia Newswire. In order to make the Dean's List, students must be enrolled in at least nine semester hours of course work and earn a grade point average of at least 3.6. Related articles on Tucker Patch
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Nine local students earned distinction at the institute.
The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to several students from Tucker during the 244th commencement exercises. Neha Kumar received a BS in Psychology. Nelson Magdaleno received a BS in Computer Engineering. Hiep Nguyen received a BS in Electrical Engineering. Mary Nguyen-Choi received a MBA-Management. Khin Nwe received a MBA-Management of Technology. David Richardson received a MS in Electrical and Computer. Irfan Somani received a MS in Computer Science. David Trawick received a MS in Aerospace Engineering. Additionally, Alishah Merchant of Tucker earned the distinction of Faculty Honors for Fall 2012, according to ReadMedia Newswire. Related articles on Tucker Patch