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Scholarship winners

Winners of the 2022 Blount County Homebuilders Association scholarships are Ethan McGuire of Southeastern, Kenzie Harris and Harrison Sample of Oneonta, and Brittany Hollis of Locust Fork.

JSU honors

More than 1,000 students were named to the Jacksonville State University Spring 2022 President’s List. To qualify, full-time undergraduate students must earn a 4.0 GPA while completing at least 12 hours of course credit. Among them were:

Altoona: Madison Brooks, Destiny
Bates, Jennifer Knight, Kane Harrelson, Taryn Darden
Blountsville: Lauren Haygood, Kaci
Childers, Yesenia Hernandez-Vasquez,
Samantha Ortiz, Skylar Austin, Angie
Tripp
Cleveland: Luke Ellis
Hayden: Jessie Sandlin, Kailee Mc-
Combs, Leah Bussey
Locust Fork: Alexis Minyard
Oneonta: Samara Morrow, Kendall
McCay, Noah Driggers, Leah Turner,
Andrew Elrod
Remlap: Kevin Grubbs, Emileigh
Crouch
Trafford: Jessica Owensby

Nearly 1,100 students were named to the Spring 2022 Dean’s List. To qualify, full-time undergraduate students must earn at 3.5 to 3.99 GPA while completing at least 12 hours of course credit. Among them were:

Altoona: Steven Thomas, Molly
Thomas, Hunter Moody, Tyler Nichols, Madison Holliday, Melina Osborn,
Kara Garmany, Noah Grady

Cleveland: Adam Garcia, Christina
Gerlott
Hayden: Hannah North, Isaac Allen,
Hailey Smith
Oneonta: Andrew Whittington, Kali
Payne
Trafford: Cassidy Riddle

Valdosta State honors

Johnnie McCay of Remlap was named to the Spring 2022 Dean’s List at Valdosta State University. To qualify, full-time undergraduate students must earn a 3.5 or higher GPA on nine or more semester hours.

Troy honors

Troy University announced students named to the Spring Semester/ Term 4 Chancellor’s List. To qualify, full-time undergraduate students who are registered for at least 12 hours must earn a 4.0 GPA. Among them were: Savannah Cato of Hayden, Abigail McCombs and Jeffery Hogeland of Oneonta, and Joshua Taylor of Remlap.

JSU graduates

More than 800 students were awarded degrees as part of Jacksonville State University’s Spring 2022 commencement. Among them were: Haven E. Ellison of Altoona; Samantha V. Ortiz of Blountsville; Shelby L. Washburn of Hayden; Candice L. Mason of Locust Fork; John W. Cheney, Sarah J. Freeman, and Benjamin J. Marazzi of Oneonta; and Ashleigh N. Crouch and Stephen L. Duke of Remlap.