Seth Horn was elected to Southern Arkansas University’s homecoming court for 2022. Horn is a Senior Agricultural Education Major from Springdale.
The candidates on the pitch represented their club or organization at the homecoming coronation ceremony on October 1 during the Homecoming Kings Presentation.
The New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury, NY welcomed its newest medical students at ceremonies where members of the Class of 2026 received their first white coats. Coated local medical students include:
Harrison Dean of Fayetteville;
Rogers’ Ethan Nguyen; and
Jaden Williams of Bentonville.
The white coat ceremony is a medical school initiation rite that marks the official beginning of a student’s medical education.
State of Georgia
Joshua Jackson from Fayetteville received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in English Studies with a focus on Literature from Georgia State University in the summer semester of 2022.
More than 2,000 students earned degrees and/or certificates at associate, undergraduate and graduate program levels during the summer.
Georgia State University in Atlanta has nearly 52,000 students.
The University of Central Arkansas awarded 204 undergraduate and 285 graduate degrees and certificates in August through the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; University of Economics; teacher training college; College of Health and Behavioral Sciences; College of Science and Mathematics; and graduate school. The following local students have earned degrees:
Van Buren’s Taylor Ajtun; Hannah Bender of Fort Smith; West Fork’s Kristen Leann Benson; Paul B. Blomgren of Rogers; Zoey Marie Brown of Barling; Samantha L. Cole of Harrison; Canaan Joy Craig of Siloam Springs; Alexandra Lea Easley of Fort Smith; Mattingly Frances Fallon of Fayetteville; Faith Agnes Forrest from Bella Vista.
Thomas M Gray of Springdale; Lauren Nicole Harper of Rogers; Bella Vista’s Tara Harris; tanner James Hayes of Cave Springs; Andrew Powell Hendricks of Fayetteville; Rogers’ Ryan Hicks; Lily Ngoc Ho of Fort Smith; Greenwood’s Shiloh Marie Horton; Patricia Hudlow of Fort Smith; Rachel James of Fort Smith; Greenwood’s Colette Fawn James.
Amanda Johnson-Asher of Springdale; Olivia Carol Karnes of Fayetteville; Lindsee Paige LaBrecque by Gravette; Reece Austin Mercer of Siloam Springs; Andie Marie Montgomery of Fort Smith; Shaanti O’Dell from Berryville; Lavaca’s Devyn Nicole Paden; Ha Phan from Fort Smith; Madison Ann Rich of Summers; Hannah Rose Rofkahr from Ozark; Abbie Marie Russell of Springdale.
Ronnie D. Schlinger of Van Buren; Rachael Marie Schluterman of Charleston; Brooklyn Marie Schultes of Alma; Jordan Elizabeth Setser of Springdale; Malia DeShae Shelton of Fayetteville; Bailey N. Smith of Van Buren; Makenzie Elexis Smith of Fort Smith; Rebecca Katherine Stalder of Springdale; Gentry’s Brian Stricker; McKenzie Elizabeth Svebek of Siloam Springs; Shawna Leigh Teague of Fort Smith; Mariel Karen Van Horn of Rogers; Hope Elizabeth Wages of Springdale; Karly Krodell Waller by Elkins.
Founded in 1907, the University of Central Arkansas is a leading undergraduate public university in Conway. UCA has more than 160 academic programs and certificates with colleges of arts, humanities and social sciences; Business; Education; health and behavioral sciences; and Science and Mathematics; and the graduate school.
Alex Pagliani, an eighth grader at Fayetteville Christian School, was named a 2022 Soybean Scholar by the Soybean Science Challenge, a program sponsored by the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board. Pagliani’s recognition comes after completing six online courses and winning the Soybean Science Challenge Award at the Northwest Arkansas Regional Science and Engineering Fair for a science project focused on soybeans.
Pagliani’s project investigated the viability of soybean pollen under low-temperature stress.
Junior High in the Southwest
Jenny Garcia-Torres, a ninth grader at Southwest Junior High School in Springdale, was named a 2022 Soybean Scholar by the Soybean Science Challenge, a program sponsored by the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board. Garcia-Torres’ recognition comes after completing six online courses and winning the Soybean Science Challenge award at the FFA State Agriscience Fair for a science project focused on soybeans.
Garcia-Torres’ project aimed to determine the best temperature for growing soybeans.
McKenzie Butler, a graduate of Alma High School, was named a 2022 Soybean Scholar by the Soybean Science Challenge, a program sponsored by the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board. Butler’s recognition comes after completing six online courses and winning the Soybean Science Challenge Award at the Northwest Arkansas Regional Science and Engineering Fair for a science project focused on soybeans.
Butler’s project aimed to find out how sodium polyacrylate in soil affects drought resistance and growth of soybeans.
The names of the students who made it into the 2022 Scholastic Honor Roll Summer have been announced by Oregon State University at Corvallis.
A total of 3,162 students earned a B-plus (3.5) or better to be included in the list. To be included in the roll of honor, students must have at least six graded hours of coursework.
Students on the Honor Roll from Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley were:
Bryan Sheehan, Bentonville; Wyatt J Davis, Greenbrier; Matthew N Bareno, Harrison; and Clayton Bramel, Rogers.
As one of only three universities in the United States designated as a Land, Sea, Space and Sun Grant Institution, Oregon State serves Oregon and the world by working on today’s most pressing problems.
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