Students from the Rockford area have been recognized for academic excellence in the spring semester of the 2014-2015 school year. To be named to the Dean’s List a student must have a minimum of a 3.5 grade point average on a scale of 4.0. From Rockford the following students earned this academic honor: Gavin Sheasley; Alexandra Schaap; Linnea Hjelm; Sloan Oulette; Megan Bean; Lauren Girard; Allison DeVries; Kaitlin Cress; Justine Mucinski; Paige Fawcett; Hannah Fawcett and Jonathan Panzer. From Belmont the following students earned this academic honor: Alexandra Thomason; Mary Gipson and Claire Riddering.
Rockford High School Graduates
Graduates of Rockford High School were given a free hotdog and beverage before the first varsity home football game last Thursday, September 3. Families made a day of the event, which began at 5 p.m. Giveaways from area visitors, mascots, and perfect weather made the family event a great way to kickoff the football season. Families brought blankets and enjoyed the class reunion picnic organized by Rockford Community Services.
Baker College of Muskegon recently announced their winter 2009 Deans List. The following students earned a grade-point average between 3.50 and 3.99 for the winter semester. Belmont students include Kaitlyn Cunigan andSamantha Vandriel. Students from Cedar Springs include Nova Blackburn, Tammy DeVries, Kevin Heyboer, Missy Kaiserlian, Patricia Misner, Dennis Ogg, Naelonda Pierre, Sarah Silverman, Carieann Stout, Nathan Struman, Susan VanHemert and Lisa Vanslooten. Greenville students include Kathryn Graves, Samantha Pollock and Deanna Umbarger. Students from Rockford include Kymiri Acklin, Daniel Badovinac, Amber Behrens, Louise Berry, Becky Bowman, Carly Caster, Tamara Christian, Laurel Miller, Brittany Schoonmaker and Jennifer Wilbur. Sparta students include Justin Hampton, Nicole Hansen, Patricia Kelley, Susan Leichty, Saren Love, Jody Ramsey, Rachel Snyder and Jennyfer Walker. Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio, recently announced that Kristina Ronan, daughter of Dave and Sharon Ronan of Rockford, was named to the university’s Dean’s Honor List for the 2009 spring semester. Kristina is a senior majoring in international studies and theater. To be named to the university’s Dean’s Honor List, a student must earn a 3.75 grade-point average for the semester, be carrying at least 12 semester hours, and have no grade lower than a B for the semester.
Calvin College has announced its winter 2008 Dean’s List, requiring that a student maintains at least a 3.5 grade-point average for the semester and has at least a 3.3 cumulative grade-point average. The following Rockford High School graduates were named to the list: Sarah Robinson of Belmont, a sophomore majoring in speech pathology and audiology, is the daughter of Daniel and Burnetta Robinson; Cassaundra Bell of Rockford, a freshman majoring in English, is the daughter of Hal and Karen Bell; Denise Britton of Rockford, a senior majoring in Spanish, is the daughter of Daryl and Dorothy Britton; Jennifer Erickson of Rockford, a sophomore majoring in Spanish, is the daughter of Timothy and Carole Erickson; Rachelle Grandia of Rockford, a sophomore majoring in business/math group, is the daughter of Roger and Diane Grandia; Paul Haverkamp of Rockford, a senior majoring in biology, is the son of Phyllis Haverkamp; Lauren Kelley of Rockford, a sophomore majoring in biochemistry, is the daughter of Michael and Kathleen Kelley; Jessica Roodvoets of Grand Rapids, a junior majoring in art, is the daughter of Diane Roodvoets. Also named to the list are the following Northpointe Christian High School graduates: Lindsay Bailey of Rockford, a senior majoring in elementary education (three minors), is the daughter of Michael and Sue Bailey; Sarah Bratt of Rockford, a sophomore majoring in nursing, is the daughter of David and Ruth Ann Bratt; Deborah Gray of Rockford, a senior majoring in English, is the daughter of Charles and Jeanette Gray; Samuel Lefurge-Mcleod of Rockford, a freshman majoring in communications A&S, is the son of David and Tamalette Lefurge-Mcleod; Luke Pettinga of Rockford, a senior majoring in geology, is the son of Ross and Jonell Pettinga; Andrea Waldo of Rockford, a junior majoring in music, is the daughter of Carl and Gerdina Waldo. Spring Arbor University is pleased to announce the Jessica Hughey of Rockford has been named to the fall 2008 Dean’s List. Hughey is a freshman majoring in WOR-Leadership/Broadcast.