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• Megan Coleman of Knoxville was recently named to the faculty’s list of notable achievement for the 2005 spring term at Roanoke College, Salem, Va. To be named to the list, a student must earn a grade-point average of 3.0 or above, with no grade below C.

• Knoxville students who have been named to dean’s list at Furman University, Greenville, S.C., are Christina L. Boncek, Kyle A. Baisley, Paige Dudley, Stephanie E. Havey, James F. Hawkins, Jessica Lange, Adam Murphree, Eric W. Prenshaw, Danielle S. Rapkowicz, Timothy J. Seneker, Lauren G. Senesac, Lisa K. Stowers, Christopher M. Swift, Jennifer Ward and Matthew West.

• Recent area graduates from Furman University, Greenville, S. C., are Christina L. Boncek, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Boncek, Kyla A. Baisley, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Baisley, Paige Dudley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Dudley, Alexandra J. Fort, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Fort, and Stephanie E. Havey, daughter of Ms. Rhonda Havey.

• Christopher M. Honeycutt, son of Mrs. And Mrs. Charles L. Honeycutt, and Amelia DeHart Nennstiel, daughter of Mr. And Mrs. George Nennstiel Jr., were named to the dean’s list at the University of the South for the Easter 2005 term. Students must earn a minimum grade-point average of 3.625 on a 4.0 scale to be named to the dean’s list.

• Brian Jones and Marcus Hamilton of Knoxville were named to the dean’s list at Liberty University, Lynchburg, Va., for the spring 2005 semester. Students named to the dean’s list earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or better and carry an academic load of at least 12 credit hours.

• Megan Thomas of Knoxville was named to the Dean’s list at Birmingham-Southern College for the spring 2005 semester. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must earn a 3.5 or better grade-point average while taking 16 or more credit hours. BSC is ranked as one of the top liberal arts colleges in America.

• Meghan Sims of Knoxville was named to the high dean’s list at Milliken University in Decatur, Ill., for the spring 2005 semester. Students must complete at least 12 graded credits during the semester and earn a grade-point average of 4.0.

• Jackson Wade Jenkins, Anthony Lee Watkins Jr. and Suzanne Marie Zimmerman of Knoxville recently graduated from Samford University in Birmingham, Ala., with Juris Doctor degrees from Samford’s Cumberland School of Law. Other Knoxville-area students graduating from Samford were: Stephanie Nicole Hoover. Ashley Marie Panella and Jonathan Taylor Slack, Bachelor of Arts degrees; Ellen Marie Robinson, Bridgett Nichole Smith, Christopher Thompson and Rebecca Reynolds Williams, Bachelor of Science degrees.

• Do you feel left out when it comes to using a computer? Do you want to learn the basics but just don’t know where to begin? The Adult Education Program at Pellissippi State Technical Community College is providing a series of free classes designed just for you. Computer Skills for Beginners is for people who barely know how to turn on a computer. The class teaches students computer terminology, word processing, how to use the Internet and send e-mail, and how to create and use simple spreadsheets. Classes meet three hours a week for three weeks; at Heart of Knoxville Career and Resource Center, Pellissippi State’s Magnolia Avenue Campus, 1610 E. Magnolia Avenue, Mondays and Wednesdays from 2 to 5 p.m., July 20 to Aug. 8 (Does not meet July 4). At Tennessee Career Center, 1620 University Avenue, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon, July 19 to Aug. 4. At Halls County Clerk Office Complex, 7028 Maynardville Hwy, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m., July 19-Aug. 4, 1-4 p.m. At Knoxville Center Mall, County Clerk Office Complex, Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to noon, July 20 to Aug. 8. (Does not meet July 4). Class size is small, so there is a lot of hands-on attention and plenty of time to practice new skills. The class and all materials are free. For more information or to register, call 865-694-6454. Space is limited.

 

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