Local students earn honors at college

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Ole Miss announces Spring 2021 Chancellor’s Honor Roll

OXFORD, Miss. — The University of Mississippi recently announced students named to the Spring 2021 Honor Roll lists, including Chancellor’s Honor Roll.

The following students were named to the Chancellor’s Honor Roll, which is reserved for students who earn a semester GPA of 3.75-4.00:

Nancy Kathryn Lawfield of New Madrid, Missouri; Isabelle Rose McGill of New Madrid and Maggie Virginia Eby of Sikeston, Missouri.

“Our students on the Chancellor’s Honor Roll are among the best and brightest at the University of Mississippi,” said Chancellor Glenn Boyce. “I commend them for their hard work and dedication resulting in their incredible academic achievements and this well-deserved honor.”

In order to be eligible for honor roll designation, a student must have completed at least 12 graded hours for the semester and may not be on academic probation during the semester.

Chaffee woman graduates from Union University

JACKSON, Tenn. - Six hundred one students graduated from Union University May 15 during spring commencement services of the 196th graduating class on the university’s Great Lawn, including one student from Scott County.

Jamie Hodge, of Chaffee, earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art

Brandon O. Gibson, chief operating officer for the state of Tennessee, delivered the commencement address.

“Your education has been a renewing of your mind - continually learn, continue to renew your mind as you go through life and always seek God’s will,” she said. “As you zig-zag through life, remember your time at Union fondly. Even the last year has provided you with a much-needed education, and you are well-equipped to embrace the twists and turns that will come.”