Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

January 13, 2013

Familiar Faces

From Staff Reports
Corsicana Daily Sun

Corsicana — Local students receive degrees in Texas A&M University

COLLEGE STATION — Diplomas were awarded to approximately 3,775 Texas A&M University graduates during fall commencement ceremonies.

Among those receiving degrees were: Brittany E. Button of Hubbard, Bachelor of Science in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences; Daniel Fonseca of Corsicana, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering; Kyle T. Hand of Corsicana, Bachelor of Science in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences; and Katelyn M. Nease of Corsicana, Bachelor of Science in Psychology.

Kerens alum enjoying athletic success in college

Former standout Kerens High School All State running back Micheal Jordan is reveling in his success at Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas, as he recently completed his second season of football. Now on the defensive end Jordan registered 87 tackles and received first team all conference award as starting free safety. He was 2010’s All Golden Circle Iron Man of the Year for the area’s best two-way player. Micheal Jordan is the son of Kim Jordan of Kerens and Micheal Jordan of Corsicana. His grandparents are Beatrice Overton of Kerens and Lavon Woods of Corsicana. Micheal recently enjoyed the holidays at home in Navarro County with his family.



Local students earn degrees

On Dec. 7, 2012, David Clement, a Corsicana resident, graduated from the Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) Harrison School of Graduate Studies with a Master of Divinity.

Andrea Nicole Davis Farish, a Blooming Grove resident, also graduated from the Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) Harrison School of Graduate Studies with a Master of Education in Principalship.



Local students receive Texas A&M honors

COLLEGE STATION — Texas A&M University has named its honor students for the fall semester, recognizing them for outstanding academic performance.

The Dean's Honor Roll recognizes students taking at least 15 semester hours during the fall semester who have maintained a 3.75 or higher grade point (GPR) out of a possible 4.0.

A second designation, "Distinguished Student," recognizes those who earned a 3.5 to 3.74 GPR while taking at least 15 hours for the fall semester.

Among those recognized were: Kyle L. Armstrong of Corsicana, working toward a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Science, and earned a place on the Dean’s Honor Roll; Brittany E. Button of Hubbard, who earned a Distinguished commendation for her studies toward a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences; Audrey L. Cain of Corsicana, who made the Dean’s Honor Roll working on her Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies; and Kyle T. Hand of Corsicana, who also earned a slot on the Dean’s Honor Roll for his work toward his Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences. Silas A. Marrs of Kerens made the Dean’s Honor Roll for his work on a Bachelor of Science degree in Nuclear Engineering; Bree A. Smith of Richland earned a Distinguished commendation while working on her Bachelor of Science in Health (lower); and Cara J. Weempe of Richland also earned Distinguished commendation for her work toward a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies.