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Megan Edwards, of Glen Allen, and Britney Sweeden, of Henrico, were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2015 semester at Mary Baldwin College. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must earn a grade point average of 3.50 to 3.74. Sebastian Burgess and Christina Witt, of Henrico, were named to the honor’s list for the spring 2015 semester at Mary Baldwin College. To qualify for the honor’s list, students must earn a grade point average of 3.75 to 4.00.

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Virginia Tech has awarded Pamplin Leadership Awards offered through University Honors for the 2015-16 academic year to Jessica Densley, of Henrico, and Madison Nardi, of Glen Allen. Densley, a 2015 graduate from Freeman High School, is majoring in microbiology in the College of Science at VT. Nardi, a 2015 graduate from Henrico High School, is majoring in animal and poultry sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at VT. The Pamplin Leadership Award, part of the Pamplin Scholars Program, is open to any senior from among Virginia's public high schools. The one-year academic, merit-based scholarship is awarded to no more than 40 qualified students each year. Students who receive the Pamplin Leadership Award are eligible for the Pamplin Scholar Award, which provides students who remain in good academic standing full Virginia Tech tuition and fees until graduation.}

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The following students from Henrico County recently were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2015 semester at the University of the South: Anna-Wells Crowley, William Jenkins, Molly Mansfield and Lee McElroy. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must earn a minimum 3.625 grade point average.}

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Jane Christian Hall, of Henrico, graduated May 16 from Denison University in Granville, Ohio. Hall earned a bachelor of fine arts degree with a major in studio art and a minor in biology. She was a recipient of the Denison Alumni Award, the Jeanne Vail Program for the Arts Scholarship and the Keith Boone Anderson Ranch Award. Her work was displayed as part of Denison’s “Curiosity Ignites” art exhibition. Hall's senior project is titled “Body, Thread, and Space.”}

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Jordan A. Steger, of Glen Allen, was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2015 semester at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must earn a 3.66 grade point average. Steger is a junior in the College of Liberal Arts.}

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The following students graduated May 8 from James Madison University: Ananto Amin, Stephen Anonick, April Baker, Olivia Behm, Spencer Billett, Jennings Bryan, Kelly Chevalier, Molly Dietrick, Ashley Dintaman, Curtis Kapsak, Jeffrey Kopsick, Courtney Melia, Natalie Oldfield, Jarad Orlan, Kelsey Pace, Priscillia Pham, Amber Pierce, Macye Rexrode, Kristi Richardson, Christopher Russell, Amanda Scheid, Alyssa Seay, Erica Western, Kathryn White, Elizabeth Gentry, Rebekah Hall, Lauren Harris, Gabrielle Henderson, Justin Herbaugh, Riley Hewston and Ryan Horrocks, of Glen Allen; Jasmine Shaw, Alexis Simms, Emily Stewart, Caitlin Trimble, Courtney Wright, Jingxiong Wu, Dulcie Roe, Benjamin Orzolek, Austin Lande, LaTarshia Lynch, Hung Do, Tiara Jeffery, Lemende’ Coley, Brooke Covington, Annie Dankos, Carleigh Davis, Christopher Castillo, Rebecca Birchfield, Christina Artz, Kristen Allen and Ashanti Anderson, of Henrico; and Brooke Thompson and Yana Karass, of Sandston.}

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The following juniors from Douglas S. Freeman High School have been named Furman University Scholars: Ann Allred, Shanti Coleman, Eliza Sofinski and Caroline Gravely. Students selected for the program were nominated by their high school guidance counselors and were chosen for their strong academic potential, leadership and commitment to extracurricular activities and community service. If Furman Scholars apply for admission and are accepted to Furman, they will receive at least $7,500 in merit-based scholarships per year, or $30,000 over four years.}

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The Henricopolis Soil & Water Conservation District, through an endowment with the Colonial Agricultural Foundation, recently provided three $1,500 scholarships to Henrico County students aspiring to earn degrees in the environmental sciences. The winners are: Erin Louise Thady – a rising senior at James Madison University; Robin Grace Thady – a rising freshman at the College of William and Mary; and Katherine Aylett Lipford – a rising sophomore at Virginia Tech.}

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Victoria Johnson, a Health Science (PT) major from Henrico County, was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2015 semester at Saint Francis University. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must earn a quality point average of 3.5 or higher.

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Julia C. Jackson, a sophomore history major from Glen Allen, was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2015 semester at Samford University. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must earn a minimum 3.5 grade point average.}

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