Learning briefs 7/6

Tuesday, July 6, 2004

Wilson graduates with honors from Va. school

Marissa Kathleen Wilson recently graduated as valedictorian from Lloyd C. Bird High School in Chesterfield, Va. She is the daughter of former Cape Girardeau residents Rodney and Kathleen Broderick Wilson and the granddaughter of Betty Wilson of Cape Girardeau. She plans to attend the University of Tennessee this fall.

The Bank scholarship goes to Jackson student

Christopher D. Lynn, a 2001 graduate of Jackson High School, recently received The Bank scholarship to Southwest Missouri State University. Lynn is a finance major at Southwest's college of business administration. He is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and is the son of Earl Dean Lynn of Jackson and Belinda J. Lynn of Kapolei, Hawaii.

Austin accepts award to Fort Hays State University

Bryan Austin, a 2002 graduate of Jackson High School, has accepted a $500 transfer student award to Fort Hays State University for the 2004-2005 academic year. Austin, son of Mike and Cindy Austin of Cape Girardeau, is majoring in physical education.

Central grad selected for Australian program

Marlene Werne of Cape Girardeau has been selected to participate in an off-campus program at the University of Macquarie in Australia for the 2004 fall semester. Werne is a student at Denison University in Granville, Ohio, and a 2002 graduate of Central High School. She is the daughter of Joe and Pat Werne of Cape Girardeau.

Maryville names local students to dean's list

The following local students were named to the 2004 spring semester dean's list at Maryville University in St. Louis: Cape Girardeau -- Courtney Vickery; Jackson -- David Larson, Christine Stone, Whitney Werner; Chaffee, Mo. -- Marissa Essner; Perryville, Mo. -- Jennifer Hoehn, Stacie Lane, David Mattingly, Amanda Nuyt, Emily Pingel, Hannah Steffens, Rachael Yamnitz, Timothy Zahner.

McCormick earns spot on Quincy dean's list

Deana McCormick was named to the spring 2004 semester dean's list at Quincy University in Quincy, Ill.

P&G scholarship goes to seven local students

Seven local students were selected as this year's Procter & Gamble Fund Scholarship winners. The program awards $2,500 college scholarships to children of P&G employees or retirees. Among the local winners were:

Amber Barkley, daughter of Bill and Reba Barkley of Cape Girardeau and Mason, Ohio. She plans to attend Washington University in St. Louis this fall.

Brandon Bueter, son of Rick and Pam Bueter of Marble Hill, Mo. He plans to attend the University of Missouri-Rolla this fall.

David Kiblinger, son of Mark and Debbie Kiblinger of Cape Girardeau. He plans to attend Truman State University this fall.

Jason Knepp, son of Bill and Rhonda Knepp of Cape Girardeau. He plans to attend St. Louis College of Pharmacy this fall.

Kelly Lichtenegger, daughter of Robert and Cynthia Lichtenegger of Jackson. She plans to attend Southeast Missouri State University this fall.

Mary Nations, daughter of Clarence and Thelma Nations of Perryville, Mo. She plans to attend Central Missouri State University this fall.

Lexie Todt, daughter of Greg and Lori Todt of Oran, Mo. She plans to attend University of Missouri-Columbia this fall.

Two area students make Vanderbilt dean's list

Meredith Toole of Cape Girardeau and Amanda Gould of Jackson have been named to the spring 2004 semester dean's list at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn.

Sievers receives scholarship to Mizzou

Curtis Sievers has received the Elyzabeth Schell Scholarship to attend the college of agriculture, food and natural resources at University of Missouri-Columbia for the 2004-2005 academic year. He is the son of Lonnie and Marilyn Sievers of Jackson and is majoring in plant science.

McGuire graduates with honors from SIU

Nathan McGuire recently graduated summa cum laude from Southern Illinois University's school of dental medicine in Edwardsville, Ill. McGuire is a 1997 graduate of Notre Dame Regional High School and is the son of Jay and Theresa McGuire of Cape Girardeau. He has been accepted into the orthodontics program at the University of Louisville.

Southeast Missouri State University graduation list

The following students graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in May with advanced degrees and/or academic honors. The students as listed by hometown:

Advance, Mo. -- Kristin Dejournett, bachelor of science in biology, graduated cum laude; Kimberleigh Foster, master of natural science; Ross McFerron, bachelor of science in political science, summa cum laude.

Benton, Mo. -- Audrey Burford, bachelor of science in business administration, cum laude; Shannon Chanley, master of arts in elementary education, academic distinction; Tiffany Glastetter, bachelor of science in education, magna cum laude.

Cape Girardeau -- Chanda Adair, bachelor of science in health management, cum laude; Steven Ariola, bachelor of science in education, magna cum laude; Nicque Ashby, bachelor of science in human environmental studies, cum laude; Joseph Bess, bachelor of science in political science, cum laude; Debora Bibb, master of arts in history, academic distinction; Charon Biggs, specialist in education degree, academic distinction; Alicia Blumenstock, bachelor of science in business administration, cum laude; Melissa Bollinger, bachelor of science in education, magna cum laude; Tamara Buck, master of science in administration; Kara Burdine, bachelor of science in applied computer science, magna cum laude; M. Linda Byndom, master of science in nursing, academic distinction;

Bradley Carson, bachelor of science in business administration, summa cum laude; Tracie Clark, bachelor of science in psychology, cum laude; Barbara Clements, bachelor of science in business administration, cum laude; Krista Coleman, bachelor of science in industrial technology, summa cum laude; Darrell Davidson, bachelor of science in business administration, magna cum laude; Emmanuelle Echave, bachelor of science in education, magna cum laude; Amanda Eller, master of science in industrial management, academic distinction; Erin Fluegge, master of business administration, academic distinction; Nadezhda Georgieva, bachelor of science in engineering physics, magna cum laude; Lara Golike, bachelor of arts in mass communication, cum laude;

Regina Hamlin, bachelor of science in business administration, cum laude; David Herzog, master of natural science, academic distinction; Gina Herzog, master of arts in elementary education, academic distinction; Arjun Kapur, bachelor of science in business administration, magna cum laude; Saira Khan, bachelor of science in biology, summa cum laude; James Knapp, master of natural science; Christine Lacy, master of arts in elementary education, academic distinction; Jennifer Layton, bachelor of science in biology, cum laude; Joanna Lee, bachelor of science in biology, cum laude; Steven Legrand, master of business administration, academic distinction;

Douglas McDermott, master of arts in higher education administration; Jennifer Merryman, bachelor of science in business administration, cum laude; Adrienne Poe, master of arts in human environmental studies; Caisa Pope, specialist in education degree, academic distinction; Julie Probst, bachelor of science in communication disorders, magna cum laude; Benjamin Pruett, bachelor of science in criminal justice and bachelor of arts in English, summa cum laude; Joseph Pruett, bachelor of science in business administration, summa cum laude;

Joel Ramdial, bachelor of fine arts, cum laude; Rebecca Ramdial, bachelor of fine arts, summa cum laude; Rachael Schlosser, master of arts in human environmental studies, academic distinction; Jennifer Shaw, master of natural science, academic distinction; Jason Stephens, master of natural science, academic distinction; Nicolette Tanksley, bachelor of science in geoscience and environmental science, cum laude; Megan Thrower, bachelor of fine art, cum laude; Colin Vandergraaf, bachelor of arts in German, magna cum laude; Craig Ward, bachelor of science in business administration, cum laude; Jacob Wells, bachelor of fine arts, cum laude; Susan Wilde, master of business administration, academic distinction; Michael Yingling, bachelor of science in mathematics, summa cum laude.

Chaffee, Mo. -- Shana Kight, master of arts in elementary administration and supervision, academic distinction; Misty McCormick-Chisum, master of arts in English, academic distinction; Christine Qualls, master of arts in school counseling, academic distinction.

Jackson -- Pamela Barnes, specialist in education degree, academic distinction; Thomas Broussard Jr., master of music education; Betty Brown, bachelor of science in psychology, cum laude; Jodie Brunke, bachelor of science in agribusiness, cum laude; Melinda Burnett, bachelor of science in business administration, summa cum laude; Timothy Cloninger, bachelor of science in business administration, cum laude; Melanie Cobb, bachelor of science in recreation, cum laude; Paul Fliege, master of music education, academic distinction; Michael Gross, master of arts in school administration; Mitchell Harpster, bachelor of science in manufacturing engineering, cum laude; Jason Huskey, bachelor of science in business administration, summa cum laude; Melanie Lutes, master of arts in elementary education, academic distinction; Heidi Ridings, bachelor of science in education, cum laude; Kathy Tarpley, bachelor of science in education, cum laude; Carmen Winders, master of arts in elementary education, academic distinction.

Kelso, Mo. -- Linda Miederhoff, bachelor of general studies, cum laude.

Leopold, Mo. -- Amy Stroder, bachelor of science in nursing, summa cum laude.

Marble Hill, Mo. -- Sarah Booth, bachelor of science in biology, cum laude; Dana Nenninger, bachelor of science in education, magna cum laude; Kelly Wesbecher, bachelor of science in business administration, cum laude.

Millersville -- Matthew Hale, bachelor of science in education, summa cum laude; Jonathan O'Dell, bachelor of science in industrial technology, cum laude.

Oran, Mo. -- Heather Cook, bachelor of science in mass communication, magna cum laude; Kerry Shy, bachelor of science in manufacturing engineering technology, magna cum laude; Pamela Wilgus, specialist in education, academic distinction.

Perryville, Mo. -- Rebecca Adams, master of arts in communication disorders; Corey Buchheit, bachelor of science in business administration, cum laude; Melisa Dorris, bachelor of science in criminal justice, magna cum laude; Jeffrey Hotop, bachelor of science in business administration, cum laude; Cori Hudson, bachelor of science in education, magna cum laude; Elaine Winschel, bachelor of science in nursing, cum laude.

Scott City -- Paula Castleman, master of arts in elementary education, academic distinction; Michelle Hulshof, bachelor of science in nursing, magna cum laude; Lucas Ward, bachelor of science in applied computer science, magna cum laude; Cheryl Wormington, bachelor of science in nursing, magna cum laude.

Sikeston, Mo. -- Monica Dannemueller, master of arts in elementary education; Russell Dial, bachelor of science in education, summa cum laude; Kirstin Glaser, bachelor of science in historic preservation, cum laude; Karen Hinze, master of science in nursing, academic distinction; Laura Knoeppel, bachelor of science in business administration, cum laude; Richard Parker, bachelor of science in biology, cum laude.

Uniontown, Mo. -- Amy Frentzel, bachelor of science in business administration, cum laude.

Whitewater -- Amy Elfrink, bachelor of science in education, summa cum laude.

Anna, Ill. -- Seth Dawley, bachelor of science in industrial technology, magna cum laude.

McClure, Ill. -- Rose Lingle, bachelor of science in social work, cum laude.

Thebes, Ill. -- Kevin McCain Jr., bachelor of arts in philosophy and bachelor of science in psychology, summa cum laude.

-- From staff reports

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