MSU Names President's Medal of Excellence Recipients

Students graduating with the highest grade point averages from each of the six academic colleges were honored at the Midwestern State University commencement ceremony held May 14. The President's Medal of Excellence winners received their medals from President Suzanne Shipley.

Bradley Dwayne Groves, an accounting major, graduated summa cum laude from the Dillard College of Business Administration.

Kara Anne Woods Reid, an early childhood through grade 6-generalist major, graduated summa cum laude from the Gordon T. and Ellen West College of Education.

Kristin Marguerite Lanier graduated summa cum laude with a major in theatre from the Lamar D. Fain College of Fine Arts.

Earning summa cum laude honors from the Robert D. and Carol Gunn College of Health Sciences and Human Services were Jesse Clyde Brown, criminal justice; Alexandria Dane Fager, dental hygiene; Madison Raye Lynch, dental hygiene; Jonathan David Pyles, radiologic technology; and Connor LeeAnn Timmons, dental hygiene.

Heather Renae Beeman Kellogg, a sociology major, and Emily A. O'Neal, a psychology major, graduated summa cum laude from the Prothro-Yeager College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Clayton Dale Brown, a mechanical engineering major, graduated summa cum laude from the College of Science and Mathematics.

Summa cum laude graduates must have a minimum of a 3.9 grade point average.