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CULLOWHEE – Western Carolina University has announced its roster of new graduates and released its dean’s/chancellor’s list for fall semester 2018.

The university conferred degrees on 759 students who completed their studies during the fall semester. A total of 248 undergraduate students received academic honors, with 65 graduating summa cum laude (with highest honors), 93 graduating magna cum laude (with high honors), and 89 graduating cum laude (with honors).

Students in the fall graduating class are listed on the following website, showing the student’s name, city of residence, state of residence, zip code, type of degree received and major. Undergraduate honors also are shown, when applicable:

Courtney Brooke Austin, of Marion, B.S. Recreational Therapy, Cum Laude

Kassie Leigh-Ann Brackett, of Marion, B.S. Recreational Therapy, Magna Cum Laude

Clayton Earl Garren, of Marion, B.S. Construction Management

Luke William Loftin, of Marion, B.S. Biology

Jason Matthew Bryant, of Nebo, B.S. Interdisciplinary Studies Arts & Science

Sabrina Michelle Trantham, of Nebo, B.S. Business Administration

Christopher Ray Rhodes, of Old Fort, Master of Accountancy

A total of 3,034 WCU students have been named to the dean’s list for fall semester, and 1,655 of those students also were named to the chancellor’s list, an additional designation of high academic achievement at the university.

To qualify for the dean’s list, students must achieve at least a 3.5 GPA out of a possible 4.0 on a regular semester’s work of not less than 12 hours, excluding remedial courses, with no grade of D or F. Students named to the chancellor’s list met those specifications while also achieving a GPA of 3.8 or higher.

A list of students named to the dean’s list can be accessed at the following website. Those also qualifying for the chancellor’s list are indicated with a “CL” beside their names.

Nathaniel G. Allison, of Marion, CL

Coleman B. Arrowood, of Marion, CL

Courtney B. Austin, of Marion,

Kassie L. Brackett, of Marion, CL

Alyssa D. Brendle, of Old Fort, CL

Landon S. Brendle, of Old Fort

Donnell L. Brooks, of Marion, CL

Jason M. Bryant, of Nebo, CL

Abby E. Calhoun, of Marion

Hannah M. Coats, of Marion, CL

Darcy L. Dean, of Marion, CL

Tabitha L. Duyck, of Marion

Makenzie S. Elliott, of Marion

Zachary A. Franklin, of Marion

Jeremy A. Gaddy, of Marion

Zachary A. Gaddy, of Marion, CL

Deanna P. Hensley, of Marion

Ariana S. Hunter, of Marion, CL

Kansas M. Johnson, of Marion, CL

Mason C. Ledford, of Marion

Calloway J. Morgan, of Marion

Brooklyn L. Morris, of Nebo

Madison J. Ogle, of Old Fort

Andrea Ontiveros, of Marion, CL

Brittany L. Pennell, of Marion

Rebecca K. Peterson, of Marion, CL

Sophia K. Peterson, of Marion, CL

Elijah D. Pittman, of Marion

Kendall R. Radford, of Marion, CL

Dillon G. Ramsey, of Old Fort

Destin M. Rickard, of Marion, CL

Jacob M. Robinson, of Marion

Luke Sheaffer, of Old Fort

Serrina J. Stevens, of Marion, CL

Kelly A. Sylvester, of Nebo

Jordan C. Thompson, of Nebo, CL

William J. Ward, of Marion

Brooke E. Wilson, of Marion

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