Varsity news for April 22, 2014

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Arizona State University

TEMPE, Ariz. – Yoori Lee of Suwanee graduated with a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies from the School of Letters and Sciences at Arizona State University’s December 2013 commencement ceremony.

In addition, the following local students earned Dean’s List recognition for the fall 2013 term at ASU for achieving at least at 3.5 grade point average:

Jacob Stein of Johns Creek, Paul Stevenson of Alpharetta, Andrew Esparza of Milton, Christine Vanstrom of Roswell and Nathan Waters of Cumming.

Georgia Southern

STATESBORO, Ga. – John Alexander Stevenson has been inducted into Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society. He is a student at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, and has a 3.8 grade average.

Auburn University

AUBURN, Ala. – Kristen Marcela of Milton and Kendall Knotts of Roswell were recently initiated into honor societies at Auburn University. Marcela was inducted into Delta Epsilon Iota and the Health Sciences Honor Society of Kappa Omicron Nu. Knotts was inducted into the National Honor Society.

Delta Epsilon Iota recognizes academic excellence and provides members with a forum for leadership, community service and valuable insight into career development issues. Kappa Omicron Nu’s members are students who are majoring in human sciences, family or consumer sciences, have completed at least 45 semester hours in their decided major and rank in the top 25 percent of their class.

In addition, Marcela and Knotts, an entrepreneur business administration major and 2013 Roswell High School graduate, were each named to the Auburn University Dean’s List for fall semester 2013.

Also at Auburn, John Britt Easterling of Alpharetta, a graduate from Milton High School, was recently named to the all-Southeastern Conference sevens rugby team for his outstanding play during the SEC tournament in Knoxville, Tenn. As captain of his team, Easterling led Auburn to its SEC win, beating Florida in the final game 55-52. Easterling is an all-academic student athlete, who carries a 3.2 grade point average and is majoring in finance.

DeSales University

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – Rebecca J. Ni resident of Duluth was among more than 600 students from DeSales University who made the fall 2013 Dean’s List. Ni majors in medical studies.

University of Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Ellen E. Horan, a freshman engineering major from Milton, earned Dean’s List recognition from the University of Florida for the fall 2013 semester.

Columbus State University

COLUMBUS, Ga. – The following local students have graduated from Columbus State University following the fall 2013 semester.

Jordan Demers of Cumming graduated with a bachelor’s degree in theater arts.

Jeremy Klein of Roswell graduated with a master’s degree in environmental science.

Bianca Street of Roswell graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies.

Scott Vash of Cumming graduated with a certificate degree in criminal justice.

Courtney Mason of Suwanee graduated with a bachelor’s in business administration degree in marketing.

In addition, Columbus State University congratulated local students for earning a place on CSU’s President’s List for the 2013 fall semester for achieving a grade point average of at least 3.80: Conner Ray of Milton, Nathan Hudson of Alpharetta, Patrick Haley of Alpharetta, Leah Martin of Cumming, Kayla Richards of Cumming, James Klausmeyer of Roswell, Jessica Johnson of Duluth, Brooke Pulaski of Suwanee and Jordan Walsh of Suwanee.

CSU also honored the following local students on the Dean’s List for earning at least a 3.6 grade point average: Daniela Volkovinsky of Alpharetta, Jordan Hughes of Suwanee, Dena Kalariotes of Suwanee, Daniel Blanda of Alpharetta, Hyunji Lee of Roswell and Margaret Fordham of Cumming.

Georgia College

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Taylor Wood of Cumming completed courses with exemplary marks and made the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at Georgia College in Milledgeville.

This information appeared in the 06/04/14 Revue