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Jill Arnold listed in Oklahoma State Spring 2013 Honor Roll

STILLWATER, Okla. — Jill Arnold of Cleveland was named to the President’s List for the 2013 spring semester honor rolls at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater.

Full-time undergraduate students who completed 12 or more hours with a grade-point average of 4.00 were placed on the President’s Honor Roll, and students with a GPA of 3.50 or higher with no grade below a “C” were placed on the Dean’s Honor Roll.

Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant university that prepares students for success. Through leadership and service, OSU is preparing students for a bright future and building a brighter world for all. OSU has more than 37,000 students across its five-campus system and more than 25,000 on its combined Stillwater and Tulsa campuses, with students from all 50 states and around 120 nations.

Local students named to Sewanee Dean's List

SEWANEE —The following local students have been named to the Dean's List at the University of the South for the Easter 2013 term. To earn a place on Sewanee's Dean's List, a student must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.625 on a 4.0 scale. Area students on the list include:

—Taylor Morris of Benton, who is the child of Kalin and Randall T. Morris.

—Rachel Denham of Cleveland, who is the child of Peggy and David Denham.

—Tyler Johnson of Harrison, who is the child of Beverly and Gene F. Johnson.

—Tia Strickland of Harrison, who is the child of Sarah and Gordon K. Strickland.

—Morgan Sehnert of Ooltewah, who is the child of Lisa and Dana C. Sehnert.

The University of the South, familiarly known as Sewanee, comprises a nationally recognized College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. Located on 13,000 acres in Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau, Sewanee enrolls 1,500 undergraduates and approximately 100 seminarians. For more information about Sewanee: The University of the South, visit

Monte Scotton of Cleveland

graduates from Centre College

DANVILLE, KY — Monte Scotton of Cleveland received a bachelor of science in financial economics at Centre College's Commencement ceremony on May 19.

He was also a member of Centre's football team.

The college's 190th commencement saw the largest graduating class in Centre's history. Martha Raddatz, ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent and moderator of the 2012 vice presidential debate, was this year's featured commencement speaker. She received an honorary doctor of humane letters from Centre during the ceremony.

The 293-member class presented an impressive lineup, graduating three Fulbright Fellowship recipients and 78 students with honors. In addition, 86 percent of the class studied abroad at least once during their four years at the college.

Scotton is the son of Tony and Sonia Calvin of Cleveland and Stefen Scotton of Raleigh, N.C., and is a graduate of Cleveland High School.

Centre College, founded in 1819, is a nationally ranked liberal arts college in Danville, Ky. Centre hosted its second vice presidential debate on Oct. 11, 2012, and remains the smallest college in the smallest town ever to host a general election debate.