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Cleveland resident named to dean’s list at Stephens College

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Lucia Connolly-Brown of Cleveland was named to the second semester honors dean’s list for the 2012-13 academic year.

A graduate of Cleveland High School, Connolly-Brown is the daughter of Felicity and Lester Brown. Connolly-Brown is a junior Theatrical Costume Design major at Stephens College.

Students who attain honors must have at least 12 credit hours and achieve a 3.6 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Stephens College, established in 1833, is historically committed to meeting the changing needs of women. Stephens prepares students to become leaders and innovators in a rapidly changing world, and engages lifelong learners in an educational experience characterized by intellectual rigor, creative expression and professional practice.

Local qualifies for dean’s

list at Belmont University

NASHVILLE — Chas Covington of Cleveland qualified for the spring 2013 dean’s list at Belmont University.

Covington, the son of Charlie and Kim Covington, is a commercial music major with an emphasis on both music business and performance on electric bass.

Ranked No. 7 in the Regional Universities South category and named for the fifth consecutive year as one of the top “up-and-comer” universities by U.S. News and World Report, Belmont consists of approximately 6,650 students who come from every state and 25 countries. Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service as part of their commitment to being a leader among teaching universities.

The university’s purpose is to help students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the world’s needs, a fact made evident in the university’s hometown Nashville, where students served more than 60,000 hours of community service during the last academic year.

Local students named to

Bryan College dean's list

DAYTON — Area students are among 173 undergraduates named to the Bryan College dean's list for the spring 2013 semester.

Students named to the dean's list included Katie Betts, of Cleveland; (Emanuel) Cullen Conner, son of Tricia Jones of Decatur; Corey Heartfield, son of James Heartfield of Cleveland; Kirstie Jennings, daughter of Tim and Laura Jennings of Decatur; Emily Moon, daughter of David and Alice Moon of Birchwood; Taylor Neuharth, daughter of Diane Neuharth of Cleveland; Clarissa Stewart, daughter of Steve and Lisa Stewart of Cleveland; and Sarah Vest, daughter of Larry and Mead Vest of Cleveland.

Bryan is a Christian liberal arts college offering bachelor's degrees in 20 areas and master's degrees in business administration and Christian studies. The college has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report for 17 consecutive years as being among the Top Tier of Southern liberal arts colleges.

Students earn dean's list recognition by recording a grade average in the top 25 percent of grades by students in the traditional undergraduate program for that semester.