The King's College celebrates graduates

Carter Fletcher from Destin graduated with a bachelor of science in finance from The King's College during the 2017-2018 academic year.

His achievements included Leadership Scholarship, Presidential Scholarship, Dean's List (Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Fall 2017); President's List (Spring 2017); served as director of spiritual life on the King's Council (2017-2018); served as associate chamberlain for the House of Dietrich Bonhoeffer (2016-2017); King's Fantasy Investment League runner-up (2016, 2017); and recipient of the "Who's Who Among American Colleges and Universities" Award (Spring 2017).

Miriam Duncan graduates from Troy University

Miriam Duncan of Destin graduated from Troy University during Term 4 of the 2017/2018 academic year. She received the bachelor of science degree from the College of Education.

Troy University announces Chancellor's List

Local residents Morgan Taylor and Justin Stephens, both of Destin, were recently named to the Chancellor's List for the spring semester and Term 4 of the 2017/2018 academic year at Troy University.

Full-time undergraduate students who are registered for at least 12 semester hours and who earn a grade point average of 4.0 qualify for the Chancellor's List.

Spivey named to Troy University Provost's List

Stephen Spivey of Destin has been named to the Provost's List at Troy University for the spring semester/Term 4 of the 2017/2018 academic year.

The Provost's List honors full-time undergraduate students who are registered for at least 12 semester hours and who have a grade point average of at least 3.65.

Local students on Tallahassee Community College Dean's List

More than 1,000 students were named to the Spring 2018 Dean's List at Tallahassee Community College. To qualify, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Local students named to the list include Catherine Reed and Natalia Rodriguez, both of Destin.

Caroline Yeager graduates from Samford

Caroline Ruth Yeager of Destin graduated from Samford University in recent commencement exercises. She earned a master of divinity in divinity from Beeson Divinity School.

A record 1,240 degrees were awarded. That tops the 2017 record of 1,165. An estimated 250 students graduated with honors.