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 12. The Presidentís Medal of
Excellence winners received their medals from President Suzanne Shipley.
Madison Rose Salvatore graduated summa cum laude with
a major in marketing from the Dillard College of Business Administration.
Earning summa cum laude honors from the Gordon T. and
Ellen West College of Education were Carli Elaine Clifton, early
childhood-grade 6: generalist; Hailey Paige Morris, early childhood-grade 6:
generalist; and Jennie Lacampuenga Wigen, early childhood-grade 6: generalist.
Kelsey Elizabeth Purcell graduated summa cum laude
with a major in mass communication from the Lamar D. Fain College of Fine Arts.
Charity LeAnn Hudson-Wallis, a radiologic technology
major; and Christina Diep Nguyen, a dental hygiene major; graduated summa cum
laude from the Robert D. and Carol Gunn College of Health Sciences and Human
Earning summa cum laude honors from the Prothro-Yeager
College of Humanities and Social Sciences were Luke Allen Gregory, a double
major in political science and Spanish; Mallory Elizabeth Patiag Evangelista,
English; and Natalia Zamora Garcia, a double major in political science and
Carson Parker Barnard, a biology major; and Cavaughn
Xavier Browne, a computer science 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.