CHAPEL HILL — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recognized 6,311 student for outstanding academic achievement through their selection for the spring 2016 dean’s list.
Dean’s list recognition requires full-time students who enter the university as new first-year students starting in fall 2010 or thereafter to earn at least a 3.5 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale with no grade lower than a “C” for 12 hours of letter-grade credit, exclusive of physical education activities (PHYA) courses. Students who enrolled before fall 2010 must post a 3.2 grade-point average for 15 hours of letter-grade credit or a 3.5 for 12 hours of credit. No grade can be lower than a “C.
Those making dean’s list from the area include Haley Hodges, Samuel Lane, Holly Mason and Eszter Neumark, all of Elkin; Courtney Beals and Laura Burgess. both of State Road; Harrison Brooks and Nathaniel Hunt, both of Traphill; Ariana Fiets of Thurmond; Samantha Cheek and William Lambert, both of Jonesville; Ezekiel Cochrane, Winter Gary and Katelyn Swan, all of East Bend; Whitney Pardue of Hamptonville; Lily Dinkins, Lena Jones, Kayla Smith and Erika Sudderth, all of Yadkinville; Catherine Schumak of Dobson; Hunter Smith of Siloam; Andrew Balogh, Peter Balogh, Laura Belk, Mary Browne, Chelsea Carter, Elizabeth Dinkins, Mary Gardner, Everette Gough, Emma Harrison, Mary Hatcher, Emily Lowe, Cory Smith and Dylan Wright, all of Mount Airy; Brittany Mathis, Kevin Reynolds and Ashlyn Stackhouse of North Wilkesboro.
Graduates from the area include Laura Burgess, Bachelor of Arts, psychology, State Road; Kaylee Brown, Bachelor of Arts, English, State Road; Cory Eaton, Bachelor of Science, biology, State Road; Mary Tayloe, Bachelor of Science, psychology, Elkin; Catherine Schumak, Bachelor of Science, environmental sciences, Dobson; Christopher Nellis, Bachelor of Science, information science, Thurmond; Ezekiel Cochrane, Bachelor of Science, physics, East Bend; Erika Sudderth, Bachelor of Science, biology, Yadkinville; Christopher Mcilveen, Bachelor of Arts, history, Jonesville; Mary Taylor, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Boonville; Ana Loeza Belmonte, Bachelor of Arts, global studies, Mount Airy; Dylan Wright, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Mount Airy; Laura Belk, Bachelor of Arts, linguistics, Mount Airy; Mary Gardner, Bachelor of Arts in Media and Journalism, Mount Airy; Everette Gough, Bachelor of Arts, economics, Mount Airy; Olivia Mcauley, Bachelor of Science, physics, Mount Airy; Samuel Barnes, Bachelor of Arts, computer science, Lowgap; Jailen Wallis, Bachelor of Arts, English, North Wilkesboro; Connor Elledge, Bachelor of Arts in Media and Journalism, North Wilkesboro; Zachary Triplett, Bachelor of Arts, history, North Wilkesboro.