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Snead State graduates

Receiving degrees and/or certificates during the Spring 2020 term from Snead State Community College were: Altoona – Jacob Tyler Cherry, Corey S. Clayborn, Sydnee M. Holliday, Natalie Marie Morton, Jacob D. Phillips; Blountsville – Brooke Nickole Harris, Lauren Elizabeth Haygood, Ashley B. Maze, Tangela Davine Williams; Hayden – William Wyatt Self; Horton – Esmeralda Rubi Alvarez, Melody LaRue Baker, Jose Rafael Espinoza, Taylor Renae Freeman, Olivia Ann Hollis, Amber Jacqueline Lopez, Isaac Soriano; Locust Fork – Anna Elisabeth Galvan; Oneonta – Jordan Makenzie Criswell, Kayla Diane McMurrey, Kinsey Brooke Moman, Aline Liseth Rios, Jillianna Lee Vasquez, Michelle Ramos Veles; Pinson – Lana Marie Knight; Snead – William Heath Perry Jr.; Warrior – Jeffery Ray Betts III.

UA honors

A total of 16,470 students were named to the 2020 Spring Semester President’s and Dean’s Lists at The University of Alabama. To qualify, students must earn a 4.0 GPA for President’s List and a 3.5 or higher GPA for Dean’s List and be full-time students taking a full course load.

President’s List: Altoona – Haley Hethcox; Blountsville – Gibson Gray; Cleveland – Gregory Foster, Caylin Glass, Peyton Hazelrig; Hayden – Emily Morgan; Locust Fork – Emily Amin; Oneonta – Ross Bearden, Emily Campbell, Meghan Claburn, Tyler Harvey, Emilee Smith, Zachary Walker, Maggie Wallace; Remlap – Kelsey Hornbuckle, Reanna McCay; Trafford – Ethan Cato, Mckayla Edwards.

Dean’s List: Cleveland – Cannon Hudson; Oneonta – Yessica Chacon, Ryan Guthrie, Harrison Hill, Alexandria Wester.

UA Model UN Team ranked among the best

The University of Alabama’s Model UN Team, comprised of 42 students including Gibson Gray of Blountsville, ranked on Best Delegate’s list of the Top 25 Collegiate Model UN teams in the World Division for the first time. Best Delegate awards recognize both individual students and college teams as a whole for their accomplishments in leadership, research, public speaking, resolution-building, negotiation, and diplomacy. According to the organization, this year’s team rankings were more competitive than ever.

Robinson earns doctorate

Gena Baker Robinson, a 2012 Oneonta High School and 2016 Jacksonville State University graduate, earned a Doctor of Audiology (AuD) degree from Auburn University in May. Robinson is the daughter of Ronnie and Janice Baker and wife of Colton Robinson.