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ETSU announces local students

in summer session dean’s list

JOHNSON CITY — East Tennessee State University has announced Leslie A. Tyner of Cleveland and Melissa A. Hart of Harrison both attained GPAs qualifying them for inclusion in the dean’s list for the summer 2013 session. To receive this honor, students must successfully complete a minimum of 12 hours of undergraduate coursework with a grade point average of at least 3.7 on a 4.0 scale.

Apison student named to

Babson College dean’s list

BABSON PARK, Mass. — Babson College has announced Jonathan Klinvex of Apison qualified for the spring semester dean’s list, which recognizes outstanding student scholarship.

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Kristen Pickett honored as

Carson-Newman Eagle Scholar

JEFFERSON CITY, TN — Kristen Pickett, of Cleveland, is among the first ever group of Eagle Scholars at Carson-Newman University.

The University is the first among South Atlantic Conference schools to establish a program that recognizes both academic and athletic achievement.

The Eagle Scholars initiative recognizes a high level of academic achievement among Carson-Newman’s student-athletes. Pickett, a Volleyball athlete, is among the student-athletes with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher and will begin the season with the “torch of knowledge” patch attached to the sports’ uniform.

“Our scholar-athletes do a phenomenal job of representing our University both in the classroom and in competition,” said Dr. Kina Mallard, Carson-Newman executive vice president and provost. “This new initiative allows Carson-Newman to recognize those athletes who have reached a level of outstanding academic achievement.”