Local students graduate, receive honors from universities

Published 12:00 pm Tuesday, January 29, 2019

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SSCC holds pinning ceremony for Health Services graduates

Commencement exercises for Shelton State Community College were held in December at the Martin Campus.   

The commencement event included a pinning ceremony for the following health services students: William Seth Aiken of Demopolis; Malcom Thomas Merriweather II of Forkland; Chasmen Keyonna Tabb, Scarlett Renea Tidmore, all of Greensboro; Lynneshia Cassandra Dukes of Linden; and Cole Kimmis Morgan of Sweet Water.

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Troy University names Little to Chancellor’s List

Lara Little of Demopolis has been named to the Chancellor’s List at Troy University for the Fall Semester/Term 2 of the 2018/2019 academic year.

The Chancellor’s List honors full-time undergraduate students who are registered for at least 12 semester hours and who earn a grade point average of 4.0.

Casper to participate in Cooperative Education Program

University of Alabama student Alex Casper of Gallion will participate in UA’s Cooperative Education Program. Casper will be working at Nucor Steel in Tuscaloosa.

In the Cooperative Education Program, more than 230 students alternate periods of full-time study with periods of full-time employment. This program offers work related to the academic major or career interests of each student.

While in school, students carry regular course schedules. While on co-op, they work with professionals in their fields who supervise their training and work. At work, co-op students earn competitive salaries and may receive benefit packages in addition to valuable job experience. Participants maintain their full-time student status while at work and have priority registration status each semester through graduation.

(This article originally appeared in the Wednesday, January 23 issue of the Demopolis Times.)