Finishing the year strong: Local students earn accolades

HANCOCK COUNTY — Nathanael Johnson of Greenfield, a junior communications major, and Hannah Williams of New Palestine, a junior accounting major, were named to the spring 2017 president’s list at Bob Jones University. Located in Greenville, South Carolina, students must earn a 3.75 or higher grade point average to earn the honor.

Greenfield’s Clayton Roland recently earned a bachelor of science degree in animal science from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. Roland was one of more than 3,000 graduates at the May commencement.

The University of Evansville announced that Kaytlin Eastes, Greenfield, earned a bachelor of science degree in public health at the May commencement at the Ford Center in Evansville.

On the dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester at Vincennes University are Slater M. Rush, a business administration major from Greenfield; Tia B. Reece, a technology major from Greenfield; and Mark L. Wieneke, a non-program studies student from New Palestine. Dean’s list honorees must be full-time students and achieve a 3.5 or higher grade point average.

Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois, congratulates the following Hancock County students for making the 2017 spring semester dean’s list with a 3.5 or high grade point average: Zachariah Bishop (Charlottesville), Hannah Cora (Greenfield), Taryn Eckart (Greenfield), Neil Ipock (Greenfield) and Hayley Martin (McCordsville).

Abbigale Dodrill of Shirley was named to the dean’s list for the 2017 spring semester at Ohio Christian University in Circleville, Ohio. Dean’s list students must achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher.

Eleda Plouch, daughter of Vernon Plouch and Dr. Carol Robertson-Plouch was named to the Hope College dean’s list for the 2017 spring semester with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Hope College is a four-year liberal arts college located in Holland, Michigan.

The School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis included Jennifer Ellison on the dean’s list for the 2017 spring semester. Ellison graduated from Greenfield-Central High School and is pursuing a degree in criminal justice.