Published 7:20 pm Saturday, May 27, 2017
Chowan University awards students
Chowan University celebrated the academic and student organization accomplishments of students and faculty for the 2016-2017 academic year at the Awards Day Convocation on April 19. The following Suffolk residents were among those who received awards:
Excellence in Leadership President Award — Kevin Wilson — Criminal Justice Club
Sport Sciences Annual Scholarship — Chantel Roberts
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Outstanding Male Criminal Justice Student Award — Calvin Bowe and Kevin Wilson
Outstanding Graduate in Graphic Design Award — Samara Hardiman
Senior Ambassador Award — Calvin Bowe and Kevin Wilson
Order of the Silver Feather — Calvin Bowe and Kevin Wilson
Estelle Thigpen Superior Citizenship Award — Calvin Bowe
Terra Ball inducted to Phi Kappa Phi
Terra Ball, of Suffolk, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Ball was initiated at Old Dominion University.
Ball is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors are eligible for membership. Graduate students in the top 10 percent of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify, as do faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction.
Bob Jones University names Dean’s List
The following Suffolk students are among approximately 860 Bob Jones University students named to the Dean’s List for academic achievement during the Spring 2017 semester.
To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must earn a 3.0-3.74 grade point average during the semester.
Paul Fleury, a senior business administration major
Abigail Brown, a sophomore business administration major
Hannah Brown, a senior exercise science major
CNU awards degrees
Christopher Newport University awarded diplomas on Saturday, May 13, to its Spring 2017 graduates. The following Suffolk students earned degrees:
Jessica Rae Burkett — Bachelor of Arts, psychology
Alyssa Anne Daughety — Bachelor of Science, cell, molecular and physical biology
Shelby Lauren Dillingham — Bachelor of Arts, psychology
Chelsea Dawn Ellis — Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, management
Laura Marie Ferullo — Bachelor of Arts, psychology
Joseph Alan Kirsh — Bachelor of Arts, economics
Krista Loren Lewis — Master of Arts in Teaching, education
Natalie Lisbeth Montgomery — Bachelor of Science, chemistry
Kristen Elizabeth Pierce — Bachelor of Arts, communication studies
John Twohy Rector Jr. — Bachelor of Arts, communication studies
Tiffany Rene Reese — Bachelor of Science, psychology
Megan Taylor Slade — Bachelor of Arts, English
Kelly Anne Stallard — Bachelor of Arts, psychology
CNU announces Dean’s List
Christopher Newport University recently announced the Dean’s List for the spring 2017 semester. These Suffolk students were enrolled in at least 12 credit hours, earned no final grade below C and earned a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.
Kelsie Allison, psychology
Andre Baines, political science
Brianna Cossu, English
Shelby Dillingham, psychology
Kendall Duke, marketing
Chelsea Ellis, management
Ann Griffin, management
Joseph Kirsh, economics
Natalie Montgomery, chemistry
Kristen Pierce, communication studies
Tiffany Reese, psychology
Two named to Dean’s List at WVWC
Hunter Lowe and Kelsey O’Leary, both of Suffolk, were named to the Dean’s List at West Virginia Wesleyan College for the 2017 spring semester. Wesleyan’s Dean’s List requires students to earn a grade point average of 3.5-3.9 in 12 or more semester hours.
Nickert makes Dean’s List
Noah Nickert has been named to the Dean’s List at the College of William & Mary for the spring semester of his junior year.
Nickert’s parents are Joe and Candy Nickert. His grandparents are Ossie and Becky Duvall.