n The following area students received degrees from Columbia College Chicago in May: Riley Huffman and Riley Billingsley, of Traverse City.
n The University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y., named area student Loren Leslie Wagner, of Traverse City, to their Dean’s List for the spring 2013 semester.
n The following area students graduated from Central Michigan University in the spring of 2013: Kimberly Daniels, Kristen Daniels, Brett Lirones, Jared Rames, of Bellaire; James Armstrong, Kirk McKay, of Central Lake; John Priest, of Elk Rapids; Karin Diebold, of Ellsworth; Charles Hoch, Heather Mitchell, of Kewadin; Steven Smendzuik, of Beulah; Kortney Bower, of Lake Ann; Patrick Cull, of Beaver Island; Sarah Gerberding, Mallory Slate, Andrew Stead, Kelsey Weir, of Boyne City; Jared Green, of Boyne Falls; Desirea Faust, Nickelas Golovich, Kathryn Slocum, of Charlevoix; Hailey Crick, Paige Fuller, of East Jordan; Stephen Pugh, of Walloon Lake; Matthew Brooks, Carrie Chapman, Daniel Charboneau, James Gahn III, Virginia Rose, of Cheboygan; Myles Brown, Courtney Chamberlain, of Indian River; Lisa Kaye, of Wolverine; Lindsey Fourman, Scott Myers Jr., of Frederic,; Spencer Dean, Brianna Farrell, Krista Feeney, Meghan Wyskiel, of Grayling; Matthew Mills, of Alanson; Jacob Burkhart, of Brutus; Seth Barone, Erik Krieger, Shelby Thrush, Jennise Thurston, of Harbor Springs; Elizabeth Jacobson, Kevin Jakeway, Stephanie Kanine, Ashley Lewandowski, of Petoskey; Carlee Rhoadarmer, of Interlochen; Miles Guy, of Kingsley; Courtney Bierschbach, Myles Boothroyd, Kasey Boyle, Kyle Broadway, Glenn Canning, Kile Charnes, Linda DeGrow, Matthew Dressler, Spenser Emerson, Paul Flynn, Megan Gill, David Harman, Alysia Jarosz, Hannah Johnson, Robert Kneisel, Brittany Kuhn, Lyndsay Luzac, Charnele Lyons, Kaitlyn Malaski, Paul Meyers, Kayla Miller, Kortnee Monroe, Nicholas Porritt, Taylor Schultz, Tyler Stephens, Jennifer Strange, Terra Truelove, Jacqueline Voice, Michael Wagner, Andrew Wheelock, Sabrina Yagle, of Traverse City; Lucas Craig, Andrew Tezak, of Williamsburg; Erin Guesno, of Kalkaska; Timothy McNeil, Adam Nedow, of Lake Leelanau; Blake Ibbotson, Cassandra Kerrins, Jeffrey Lott, Delores Witkowski, of Suttons Bay; Jessica Boyce, Mitchel Hintz, Kourtney Jarvis, Adam Krupiarz, Jaclyn O’Connor, Jamie Sehl, of Gaylord.
n Hope College, Holland, announced area students who were awarded graduation honors for outstanding academic accomplishment during their four years of study.
Erin Holstad, of Traverse City, graduated Summa Cum Laude; Ashley Bauman, of Manistee, Sara Lang and Morgan McCardel, of Traverse City, graduated Magna Cum Laude; Rebecca Hawkins, of Elk Rapids, Joshua Heerdt and Kevin Krueger, of Traverse City, Mara McMurray, of Petoskey, Stefani Pentiuk, of Leland, Forrest Tarsa, of Cedar, graduated Cum Laude.