Education briefs, June 11

Published 8:22 pm Monday, June 10, 2019

Frith graduates from University of Mississippi

UNIVERSITY, Mississippi — Emily Frith of Stanford graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Mississippi on May 11, 2019 at the university’s 166th Commencement.

Frith was among more than 5,500 students who received degrees as December, May and August graduates.

Manuel accepted to University of the Cumberlands

WILLIAMSBURG — University of the Cumberlands has proudly accepted Tori Manuel of Stanford for the upcoming academic year. Tori, a current student at Lincoln County High School  is welcomed into the UC Class of 2023.

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Manuel will be among 1400 other students on the UC Williamsburg campus finding academic opportunity in more than 40 majors, more than 30 clubs and student organizations, 28 athletic teams and a commitment to affordability in a private, liberal arts education.

Transylvania University winter 2019 dean’s list

LEXINGTON — Local students were named to the Transylvania University Dean’s List for winter 2019: Drew Angel of Harrodsburg, Mercer County Senior High School; Tori Anness of Lancaster, Garrard County High School; and Sabrina Kostenbader of Salvisa, Anderson County High School.

To be named to the dean’s list, a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average during the term.

Baunach named National Merit Scholarship Winner

EVANSTON, Illinois — National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced over 3,500 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities.

Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the finalists

in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program who plan to attend their institution. These

awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship.

Seth A. Baunach of Lancaster was among those winners. His probable career field is computer science.

Schiavone named to Sewanee dean’s list

SEWANEE, Tennessee —  Kelsie Leigh Schiavone of Danville, has been named to the dean’s list at the University of the South for the Easter 2019 term. She is the daughter of Debra and Robert C. Schiavone of Danville.

To earn a place on Sewanee’s Dean’s List, a student must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.625 on a 4.0 scale.