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Culler graduates

GREENEVILLE, TENN – Bailey A. Culler of Mount Airy was one of 292 students who took part in the May 6 Spring Commencement Ceremonies on at Tusculum College. A former all-conference player in volleyball and softball at North Surry, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in sports science with a minor in coaching.

Tusculum College, the first college in Tennessee and the 28th oldest in the nation, is a liberal arts institution “providing a liberal arts education in a Judeo-Christian and civic arts environment with pathways for career preparation, personal development and civic engagement,” the school said in making the announcement.

Tickle named marshal

GREENSBORO — Hayley Michelle Tickle is among 17 rising seniors to be named Greensboro College student marshals for 2017-2018. Tickle is a biology/allied-health major from Mount Airy.

Student marshals are the students with the highest-ranking grade-point averages in the junior class. They lead academic ceremonies beginning with the Baccalaureate/Cap and Gown Ceremony and Commencement in May and continuing through the Alumni Awards/Senior Investiture Convocation in April 2018.

Greensboro College provides a liberal arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social and spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.

Bedsaul on Dean’s List

GREENVILLE, S.C.— Sydney Bedsaul, a sophomore sports management major of Mount Airy, was among 860 Bob Jones University students named to the spring 2017 Dean’s List.

The Dean’s List recognizes students who earn a 3.00-3.74 grade point average during the semester.

Bob Jones University is a biblically faithful, Christian liberal arts university focused on educating the whole person to reflect and serve Christ. BJU provides more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in religion, education, fine arts and communication, arts and science, and business.

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