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GSC Honor Graduates Reception

For Immediate Release: May 31, 2012

Contact: Annette Barnette
Public Relations & Marketing Director
Glenville State College
Glenville, WV
(304) 462-6391

Glenville, WV – Thirty-four members of the Glenville State College Class of 2012 are honor graduates and wore gold honor stoles at the GSC Commencement Ceremony on May 5th. To receive this honor, students must graduate Cum Laude with a grade point average of 3.50 – 3.69, Magna Cum Laude with a grade point average of 3.70 – 3.84, or Summa Cum Laude with a grade point average of 3.85 – 4.00. The honor graduates received their stoles at a reception hosted by GSC President Dr. Peter Barr and wife Betsy at their home on May 3rd.

(L-R) GSC Department of Science and Mathematics Chair Dr. Gary Morris and GSC Associate Professor of Chemistry Dr. David O'Dell mingle with honor graduate Jacob Myer at the GSC Honor Graduates Reception held May 3rd. Myer is a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry/General Math-Algebra I Education degree recipient from West Union, West Virginia in Doddridge County.

GSC Department of Business Chair Dr. D. Charles Batson presented the following students with their honor stoles: Bachelor of Science in Accounting/Management/Marketing degree recipient Justin Brown from Linn, West Virginia in Gilmer County; Bachelor of Science in Accounting/Management degree recipient Brian Griffith from Winfield, West Virginia in Putnam County who now resides in Glenville, West Virginia in Gilmer County; Bachelor of Science in Accounting/Marketing degree recipient Kayla Miller-Roop from Mount Zion, West Virginia in Calhoun County; Bachelor of Science in Management degree recipient Debra Quinn from Gassaway, West Virginia in Braxton County; Bachelor of Science in Management/Marketing degree recipient Rachel Ramezan from Glenville, West Virginia in Gilmer County; Associate in Arts and Science in Business degree recipient Leandra Sears from Duck, West Virginia in Clay County; and Bachelor of Science in Management degree recipient Trent Walker from Dawson, West Virginia in Greenbrier County. Associate in Arts and Science in Business degree recipient Harold Carter from Glenville, West Virginia in Gilmer County did not attend the event but was also recognized as an honor graduate.

GSC Department of Education Chair Dr. Kevin Cain presented the following students with their honor stoles: Bachelor of Arts in Early Education/Elementary Education degree recipient Heidi Allen from Chloe, West Virginia in Calhoun County; Bachelor of Arts in Early Education/Elementary Education degree recipient Janice Jo Bane from Cowen, West Virginia in Webster County; and Bachelor of Arts in Early Education/Elementary Education degree recipient Shelley McCullough from Davisville, West Virginia in Wood County. Bachelor of Arts in Early Education/Elementary Education degree recipient Anna Williams from Burnsville, West Virginia in Braxton County did not attend the event but was also recognized as an honor graduate.

GSC Department of Fine Arts Chair Lloyd Bone presented Bachelor of Arts in Music/Music Education degree recipient Michael McHenry with his honor stole. He is from Buckhannon, West Virginia in Upshur County. Bachelor of Arts in Music Education degree recipient Mary Sue Bailey from Glen Daniel, West Virginia in Raleigh County and Bachelor of Arts in Music/Music Education degree recipient Charles Powell from Saint Marys, West Virginia in Pleasants County did not attend the event but were also recognized as honor graduates.

GSC Department of Land Resources Chair Dr. Milan Vavrek presented the following students with their honor stoles: Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Management degree recipient Marilynn Burkowski from Glenville, West Virginia in Gilmer County; Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Management degree recipient Chance Chapman from Duck, West Virginia in Clay County; Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Management degree recipient Marlon Henry from Montrose, West Virginia in Randolph County; and Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Management degree recipient James Howes from French Creek, West Virginia in Upshur County. Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Management degree recipient William Hawk from Scherr, West Virginia in Grant County and Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Management degree recipient Brittany McIntosh from Gassaway, West Virginia in Braxton County did not attend the event but were also recognized as honor graduates.

GSC Department of Language and Literature Chair Wayne de Rosset presented the following students with their honor stoles: Bachelor of Arts in English/History degree recipient Gregory Arnott from Saint Marys, West Virginia in Pleasants County and Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Education degree recipient Lisa Darby from Weston, West Virginia in Lewis County.

GSC Department of Science and Mathematics Chair Dr. Gary Morris presented the following students with their honor stoles: Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics Education degree recipient Mackenzie Langman from Glenville, West Virginia in Gilmer County and Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry/General Math-Algebra I Education degree recipient Jacob Myer from West Union, West Virginia in Doddridge County. Bachelor of Arts in General Science Education degree recipient Alyssa Fehrenbach from Elkins, West Virginia in Randolph County did not attend the event but was also recognized as an honor graduate.

GSC Department of Social Science Chair Dr. Mike Smith presented the following students with their honor stoles: Bachelor of Arts in English/History degree recipient Gregory Arnott from Saint Marys, West Virginia in Pleasants County; Associate in Arts and Science in Criminal Justice degree recipient Richard Cox from Buckhannon, West Virginia in Upshur County and Bachelor of Science in Psychology/Sociology degree recipient Lori Rosenburg from Troy, West Virginia in Gilmer County. Associate in Arts and Science in Criminal Justice degree recipient Amy Bumgarner from Letart, West Virginia in Mason, County; Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies Education degree recipient Cheryl Cutlip from Webster Springs, West Virginia in Webster County; Associate in Arts and Science in Criminal Justice degree recipient Donna Franklin from Moundsville, West Virginia in Marshall County; Bachelor of Arts in History degree recipient Nigel Jeffries from Elkins, West Virginia in Randolph County; and Associate in Arts and Science in Criminal Justice degree recipient Tina Walther from Durbin, West Virginia in Pocahontas County did not attend the event but were also recognized as honor graduates.

Regents Bachelor of Arts degree recipient Julia Stull from Summersville, West Virginia in Nicholas County did not attend the event but was also recognized as an honor graduate.

“We are so proud of all of our honor graduates. Betsy and I congratulate them on their academic success during their time at Glenville State College and wish them the best in their future endeavors,” said Glenville State College President Dr. Peter Barr.

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