Fairfax College Students Recognized For Academic Achievements
FAIRFAX CITY, VA — To shine a light on the academic achievements of college students from the Fairfax City area, Patch shares information provided by the students’ families and Merit News.
Amelia Rose Vogel of Fairfax received a bachelor of arts in criminology & criminal justice and a bachelor of arts computer science magna cum laude during commencement ceremonies, which took place May 20-22, at The University of Rhode Island in Kingston, Rhode Island.
Utah State University welcomed the following first-year college students to its Logan, Utah campus for the fall 2022 semester:
- Kaitlyn Hatchfrom Fairfax will attend USU at the USU Main campus.
- Carter Southwickfrom Fairfax will attend USU at the USU Main campus.
- Ethan Johnsonfrom Fairfax will attend USU at the USU Main campus.
- Emily Stewartfrom Fairfax will attend USU at the USU Main campus.
Rebekah Watkins of Fairfax named to the summer 2022 dean’s list at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, New Hampshire. Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3,500 to 3,699 for the eight-week summer term are named on the dean’s list.
The following Fairfax students were named to the summer 2022 president’s list at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, New Hampshire:
- Michele Montgomery of Fairfax
- Justin Gerke of Fairfax
- Alexander Juncosa of Fairfax
Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3,700 and above for the eight-week summer term are named to the dean’s list.
Ace Moran of Fairfax, who attends Fairfax Academy Of Arts And Sciences, was among the 286 students enrolled in UA Early College during summer semester 2022 at The University of Alabama to be named to the director’s list with an academic record of 3.6 or higher.
Thomas Wiseel of Fairfax graduated with honors with a master of science in defense and strategic studies from Missouri State University. Students who graduated with honors completed at least 30 credit hours with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5. Summer 2022 graduates will participate in the fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 16 at Great Southern Bank Arena.
Chase Hutson other Wyatt Wadewho are both from Fairfax, qualified for the spring 2022 dean’s list at Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey.
Lindsey Filbey of Fairfax graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders during August 2022 commencement exercises at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
Felix Chen of Fairfax graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology during August 2022 commencement exercises at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
Kayla Koldys of Fairfax has been named to the dean’s list at James Madison University for the summer 2022 semester. Students who earn dean’s list honors must carry at least 12 graded credit hours and earn a GPA of between 3.5 and 3.899. Koldys is majoring in English.
Abel Haddish of Fairfax has been named to the president’s list at James Madison University for the summer 2022 semester. Students who earn president’s list honors must carry at least 12 graded credit hours and earn a GPA of 3,900 or above. Haddish is majoring in theatre.
John Hanford IV of Fairfax started their journey as an Eagle this fall as a member of the incoming class at Biola University in La Mirada, California. The first day of classes was Monday, Aug. 29. Hanford is pursing an undergraduate degree in cinema and media arts.
Schyler McBride of Fairfax was welcomed as a new medical student at the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, during ceremonies where members of the Class of 2026 received their first white coats. The white coat ceremony is a medical school rite of passage that marks the official start of a student’s medical education.
SamStavoe other Richard Checowho are both from Fairfax, recently enrolled as part of the Class of 2026 at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Woodson High School graduate HarrySmith recently enrolled as a member of the Class of 2026 at Bridgewater College in Bridgewater, Virginia. Smith is a chemistry major.
Rachel Apostolico other madison shand, who are both from Fairfax, were among the 50 Shenandoah University students chosen to participate in the 2023 Global Citizenship Project. They will travel to one of five international or domestic destinations during spring break in March 2023.
Fairfax residents John Asbaghi other James Cho were among the approximately 1,660 undergraduate and graduate students awarded degrees at the conclusion of the summer semester at The Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia.
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