College students earn degrees

June 23, 2014 

UNC-Asheville

Miranda Elizabeth Creech of Clayton has graduated from the University of North Carolina at Asheville.

East Carolina

The following students from Johnston County graduated this spring from East Carolina University:

Keara Aquino of Clayton, bachelor of science; Cindy Avila-Garcia of Smithfield, bachelor of science; Andrew Bahm of Clayton, master’s degree in school administration; Alicia Bailey of Kenly, master’s degree in social work; Katherine Banks of Clayton, bachelor’s degree in nursing; Samuel Barefoot of Smithfield, bachelor’s degree in business administration; Paige Barnes of Pine Level, master’s degree in school administration.

Shannon Brown of Clayton, a bachelor’s degree with high honors in business administration; Isaac Bruton of Selma, master’s degree in school administration; Thomas Callon of Smithfield, bachelor of science; Nicholas Cardone of Four Oaks, bachelor of science; Lena Carroll of Princeton, master’s degree in education; Jacob Chandler of Clayton, bachelor’s degree in business administration; Brunna Coelho of Clayton, bachelor’s degree in business administration.

James Creech of Clayton, bachelor’s degree in business administration; Matthew Crutcher of Clayton, bachelor’s degree with high honors; Christopher Davis of Clayton, bachelor of science; Kaitlyn Davis of Clayton, bachelor’s degree with high honors; Michael DeVaul of Clayton, bachelor of arts; Dalton Dray of Clayton, bachelor of science; Lauren Edwards of Clayton, bachelor of science with high honors; Sarah Eonta of Princeton, bachelor of science.

Amanda Farquharson of Clayton, bachelor of science; Corey Gunter of Clayton, bachelor of science; Scott Hadding of Clayton, bachelor of science with high honors; Monica Hardison of Four Oaks, bachelor’s degree in nursing; Emma Hill of Clayton, bachelor of science; Laura Hurt of Smithfield, bachelor of science; Allyson Hutson of Selma, master’s degree in social work; Henry Johnson of Smithfield, bachelor’s degree with high honors business administration.

Shane Johnson of Smithfield, master’s degree in public administration; Logan Jones of Clayton, bachelor of science; Kameron Kimble of Selma, bachelor of arts; Kathryn Kunzmann of Clayton, bachelor of science; Christopher Lambert of Benson, bachelor’s degree with honors in business administration; Jacob Lewis of Kenly, bachelor of science; James Littleton of Selma, bachelor of fine arts; Jeffrey Littleton of Micro, bachelor of science.

Joanna Luna of Benson, bachelor of arts with high honors; Jessica Massey of Princeton, master’s degree in social work; Chad Merewether of Clayton, bachelor of science with highest honors; Jose Morales of Selma, bachelor of science; Dana Morgan of Clayton, bachelor of science with high honors; Matthew Muirhead of Clayton, bachelor’s degree in business administration; Kathryn Mullins of Clayton, bachelor of science with high honors.

David Murphy of Benson, bachelor’s degree business administration; Justin Nanagas of Clayton, bachelor’s degree business administration; Connor Newsome of Smithfield, bachelor of arts with honors; Nathaniel Nickolauson of Clayton, bachelor of science; Tricia Oakley of Smithfield, master’s degree in library science; Meagan Parrish of Clayton, master’s degree education; Peter Peedin of Princeton, bachelor’s degree with high honors in social work.

Cameron Pendergraph of Benson, bachelor of science; Dion Person of Clayton, bachelor’s degree in nursing; Lindsay Piechowiak of Benson, bachelor’s degree in nursing; Alexis Sanders of Smithfield, bachelor of science; Domonique Solomon of Selma, bachelor of science; Zachary Sproles of Smithfield, bachelor of science; Floyd Strader of Clayton, bachelor of science with highest honors; Niena Varney of Benson, bachelor of science; Kimberly Warlick of Clayton, master’s degree in nursing; Olivia Williamson of Clayton, bachelor of science with high honors; and Jonathan Yelverton of Princeton, bachelor of arts.

Appalachian State

The following Johnston County residents graduated this spring from Appalachian State University. They are listed with their degrees:

Meredith Grey Ballard of Clayton, bachelor’s degree with honors in psychology; Arnulfo Bermudez Diaz of Clayton, bachelor’s in business management; William Kenneth Crabtree Jr. of Clayton, bachelor’s degree in English; Orlando Cepeda Dobbin of Clayton, bachelor’s degree with honors in niddle grades education; Simona Veselinova Gizdarska of Clayton, bachelor’s degree with high honors in psychology; Jordan Mckenzie Hughes of Clayton, bachelor’s degrees with high honors in Spanish and education; Samantha Louise Loveland of Clayton, bachelor’s degree in English; Bethany R. Malpass of Clayton, master’s degree in human resources management; Alexander Gregory Schiller of Clayton, bachelor’s degree in economics; Chelsea Renee Schmidlin of Clayton, bachelor’s degree in advertising; and Stephanie Paige Woodall of Four Oaks, bachelor’s degree in sociology.

Chowan

Joshua Catalano of Clayton has graduated with honors from Chowan University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in allied health biology. He was an Alpha Chi Scholar.

Methodist

Four Johnston County have residents have graduated from Methodist University in Fayetteville. They are Kathryn Byrd of Smithfield, Syntina Nesbitt of Micro, Mary Pilkington of Smithfield and Megan Tingler of the Cleveland community.

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