Campus Briefs 6-16
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Calhoun resident makes

president’s list at CSCC

Cassie Payne of Calhoun has been named to the 2013 president’s list at Cleveland State Community College.

Students are recognized with this honor for achieveing a 4.0 GPA as a full-time student.

Four local residents graduate in McCallie School commencement

Four local residents were members of the 2013 graduating class of McCallie School in the May 19 commencement ceremonies on the McCallie campus.

The graduates included Cleveland’s Jamaal Calvin, who will be attending Southeast Missouri State; Cleveland’s Eric Wolf, who received an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy; Decatur’s Samuel Hornsby, Tennessee; and Nick Jacobs of McDonald.Jamaal Calvin accepted an athletic grant in aid for basketball from Southeast Missouri State. Samuel Hornsby earned Volunteer and Engineering scholarships from Tennessee and is a Tennessee HOPE Scholarship recipient.Hornsby was also presented the Maurice D. Cantor ’47 Award in school awards ceremonies in May. This award is given to a student for quiet and often unrecognized service to the school.Wolf was the recipient of the Campbell Award and the Stephens Athletic Medal. The Campbell Award is given to the runner-up for the Grayson Medal, considered the top honor bestowed upon a student.

ETSU announces

spring dean’s list

JOHNSON CITY — East Tennessee State University has announced the names of students who attained a GPA qualifying them for inclusion in the dean’s list for the spring 2013 session. To receive this honor, students must successfully complete a minimum of 12 hours of undergraduate coursework with a GPA of at least 3.7 on a 4.0 scale.

Named to the list were, from Cleveland, Emily C. Davis; Matthew R. Drury; Chelsea L. Gondek; Megan L. Hall; Maggi L. Hines; Morgan L. Isom; Carly M. Louderback; Melanie R. Mallett; Phylicia L. McCastle; Terrance R. McDermott; Alisha J. Moore; Casey L. Owenby; Lydia R. Shattuck; Nicole F. Smith; Amanda C. Stansel; Leslie A. Tyner and Ross W. Yost and Kelsey R. Morton of McDonald.

Cleveland resident graduates from Columbia University

NEW YORK — Jonathan G. Westfield, son of Nathan and Brenda Westfield, graduated with a master of business administration in finance degree from Columbia University during the recognition ceremony held May 19, 2013.

Dean Glenn Hubbard presided over the ceremony, and Mark Thompson, president and CEO of the New York Times Company, was the distinguished speaker.

Westfield will work as an investment banking associate in New York City at Leerink Swan, an investment bank that provides strategic financial advisory services to health care companies.

A native of Cleveland, Westfield graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 2000 and The McCallie School in Chattanooga in 1996. Upon graduating from West Point, Westfield was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Army, where he served in various domestic and overseas assignments for more than 11 years and attained the rank of major. In fall 2011, he enrolled at Columbia Business School.