Bob Jones University

GREENVILLE, S.C. — David Arbuckle, a sophomore criminal justice major of Marietta, was among approximately 860 Bob Jones University students named to the spring 2017 dean’s list.

The dean’s list recognizes students who earn a 3.00 to 3.74 grade point average during the semester.

Baldwin Wallace

BEREA — Students from our area were among over 50 students recognized at the Honors Awards Ceremony during Baldwin Wallace University’s Ovation Festival 2017, BW’s annual celebration of student achievement. The following local students received recognition:

Kara Carpenter of Marietta, a graduate of Marietta Senior High School majoring in pre-physical therapy and athletic training, received both the Hower/Stover Award and the Outstanding Senior Award. The first is given to outstanding senior women who major in health, physical education or dance to recognize the high standard of scholarship, character, leadership, participation and professional potential. The second is given to outstanding seniors who are nominated by faculty, staff and students for their contributions to the university community in academics, leadership, service and character. In presenting the award, BW recognized Carpenter for serving as president of the PrePT and Exercise Science organization during 2016-17. Her biggest accomplishment to date is being the director and founder of the Campus Kitchen (Greater Cleveland’s first) at Baldwin Wallace University. She has also been accepted to The Ohio State University to continue her education in the Physical Therapy program.

Kirsten Goddard of Marietta, a graduate of Marietta High School majoring in arts management and entrepreneurship, received the Barbara H. Fortin Award for Outstanding First-Year Resident Assistant. The award is given to an outstanding first-year resident assistant selected from among all new resident assistants as one who has gone above and beyond the call of duty in effort, helpfulness, courage and creativity. The award is intended to honor and encourage those who strive to make a positive impact in the residence halls.

Harding University

SEARCY, Ark. — More than 1,300 students were included on the Harding University dean’s list for grades achieved during the spring 2017 semester.

¯ Abigail Baker, social work major from Beverly.

¯ Luke Johnson, public administration major from Saint Marys.

¯ Jasmine Riggs, English major from Reno.

The dean’s list is published each semester by Dr. Marty Spears, University provost, honoring those who have achieved high scholarship. To be eligible, a student must be carrying 12 or more hours with a 3.65 or higher grade-point average and no incompletes.