Presbyterian College announces President's List recpients

Presbyterian College recently recognized Jamila Elizabeth Labee, a junior from Destin, for making the President’s List during the 2017 Fall semester. The President’s List is composed of students who earn a 4.0 grade point average.

Presbyterian College is located on a 240-acre campus in Clinton, South Carolina, between Columbia and Greenville.

Destin students make Dean's List

Ashton Geary and Lilli Hardiman, both of Destin, were recognized on the Dean’s List at Samford University.

To qualify for the dean's list, a student must have earned a minimum 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0 while attempting at least 12 credit hours of coursework. Dean's List is the highest academic recognition given by the school at the end of each semester.

Destin students recognized at UA

Students during the 2017 fall semester at The University of Alabama were named to the Dean's List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the President's List with an academic record of 4.0 (all A's).

The UA Dean's and President's lists recognize full-time undergraduate students. Students from Destin were:

President’s List: Margaret Gashaw, Jeremy Pierce, Chasen Pridgen

Dean’s List: Delaney Bell, Tristen Larson, Lauren Rigdon, Ryan Wagner, Megan Wood

OU announces fall graduates

Students from 46 states were among candidates for degrees this fall on the University of Oklahoma Norman campus. Destin students Samuel Erich Hart, master of arts in international relations, and Rachel Ann Howell, master of arts, were among the graduates.

Kruschke named to Dean's Honor Roll

Oklahoma City University recently announced that Catherine Kruschke of Destin has been named to the Fall 2017 Dean's Honor Roll.

Dean's Honor Roll status is awarded to students who successfully complete a minimum of 12 credit hours and maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

UA announces graduation list

The University of Alabama awarded some 2,077 degrees during winter commencement Dec. 16. Among the recipients were Delaney Jackson Bell of Destin, who received a bachelor of science inhuman environmental sciences, and Margaret Kimball Gashaw of Destin, receiving a bachelor of science in nursing.

NWFSC Phi Theta Kappa inducts members

The Northwest Florida State College Sigma Mu Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society recently inducted 68 new members. The students inducted from Destin were Whitney Hansen and Ellsworth Wong.

Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for two-year colleges. Membership into NWF State College's Sigma Mu Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa is by invitation only. It is extended by student email to those students currently enrolled at Northwest Florida State College who have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at the college and have maintained a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 in all college courses.

Georgia Tech announces graduate

Peter Mitchell of Destin has earned a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.

Mitchell was among approximately 3,100 undergraduate and graduate students who received degrees during Georgia Tech's 254th Commencement exercises on Dec. 15-16, 2017, at the McCamish Pavilion.

Lathi on President's List

Georgia Southern University recently recognized approximately 1,500 students for excellence in academics on the Fall 2017 President's List. Caroline Lathi of Destin has been named to the list for excellence in academics.

To be eligible for the President's List, a student must have at least a 4.0 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester.

Destin students named to Honors Lists

Catherine O'Reilly Reed was among more than 1,000 students named to the Tallahassee Community College Fall 2017 President's List. To qualify, students must earn a semester grade point average of 4.0.

Airin Abdrakmanova, Ian Edward Sullivan and Ross Thomas Lawrence were named to the Dean's List at Tallahassee Community College. To qualify for the Dean's List, students must earn a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher.