County grads receive degrees from Troy

Published 8:49 am Tuesday, May 19, 2009

11 Butler County students received diplomas from Troy University during commencement services held on May 8. Troy awarded degrees to approximately 660 students.

From Greenville: Kayla Elizabeth Corey (BS, Chemistry); Richard Matthew Boutwell (BS, Criminal Justice); Clayton Lee Beverly (BS, Social Science); Gloria Owens Blakenship (BS, Psychology); Felicia Gwen Killough (AS, Nursing); Crystal Jo Lewis (AS, Science); April Darlene Till (AS, Nursing); Rachel Lindsey Palmer (BS, Nursing); Carolyn Marie Skipper (BS, BA, Troy).

From Georgiana: Nichelle Nicole Payton (BS, History); Lindsay Elizabeth Ballew (BS, Nursing).

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County students receiving degrees from Huntingdon

Four Butler County students were one of 135 students in the Huntingdon College Class of 2009 to receive degrees on May 9.

From Greenville: Susan Laura Frank, (Business Administration); Kristen Sasser Young, (English).

From Georgiana: Caleb Allen Hartin, (Mathematics); Larry Michael Newton (Political Science). Additionally Hartin was recognized as a member of Alpha Beta, and Newton was recognized as a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma. Alpha Beta was created by the faculty in 1950 to recognize members of the junior and senior classes for outstanding academic achievement, and includes 10 percent of seniors with a minimum grade point average of 3.5. Tri-Sigma was created by the Huntingdon faculty in 1925, and honors scholarship, service and spirit, in order to recognize students whose campus life, positive influence, and scholarship achievement are especially notable.