Rainsville's Townson
selected for UA program

Christian Townson of Rainsville is one of 40 incoming freshmen selected for the Randall Research Scholars Program in The University of Alabama’s Honors College.

The nationally recognized undergraduate research program pairs top students with leading UA faculty to complete scholarly research projects in any field of study. Students are selected after a competitive application process that includes phone and on-campus interviews.

 

Alexander honored
at Trevecca Nazarene

James Alexander of Albertville has been named to Trevecca Nazarene University’s Dean’s List for the spring 2018 semester.

Alexander is a student in the Nashville university’s School of Graduate and Continuing Studies. To be named to the Dean’s List, each non-traditional undergraduate student must have completed 12 or more hours between Jan. 1 and June 30. Students must also have attained a grade point average of 3.50 or higher on a 4.00 grading scale during that timeframe.

 

Burgess completes
leadership program

Amy Burgess of Altoona, coordinator of the Etowah County Extension Office and a 4-H agent, recently graduated from the two-year Agricultural Leaders For Alabama program.

The 17-member A.L.F.A. Leaders Class IV was recognized at the 46th Commodity Producers Conference in Montgomery, hosted by the Alabama Farmers Federation, which sponsors the program.

Members attended six institutes from Montgomery to Washington, D.C., to Spain during A.L.F.A. Leaders, which stressed personal development, communication, political involvement and an in-depth understanding of the federation.

 

Area students
graduate from Troy

Two Northeast Alabama students received degrees from Troy University following its summer semester/Term 5.

Marissa Duckett of Boaz received a Master of Accountancy and Carlita Chitwood of Rainsville a Master of Science in Education

 

Area students make
honors lists at Troy

Three Northeast Alabama students made the Chancellor’s List for the summer semester/Term 5 at Troy University: Courtney Alexander of Steele and Russell Brown and Angel Negrete of Boaz.

Full-time undergraduate students who are registered for at least 12 semester hours and who earn a grade point average of 4.0 qualify for the Chancellor's List.

Also, Casandra Maudsley of Rainbow City has been named to the Provost’s List. The Provost's List honors full-time undergraduate students who are registered for at least 12 semester hours and who have a grade point average of at least 3.65.