GPA Distinguished 216 U of M December Graduates
release: Feb. 12, 2001
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A total of 216 students graduated with distinction from The
University of Memphis during winter commencement ceremonies
December 16, 2000.
distinction of summa cum laude signifies an overall
grade point average between 3.8 and 4.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Memphis students who graduated summa cum laude are
Brandee R. Bolton, Betty D. Bostian, Emily C. Hefley, Crisy
B. Jones, Anna D. Lukyanova, Karen R. Miller, Amber D. Reeves,
Lorri J. Tigner, Stacey A. Trimble, Katrina A. Turner, Sarah
B. Webb, Ashley M. Wilson and Jimmy Zaner.
summa cum laude graduates from the Memphis area
are: Barbara D. Keen of Atoka; Amy H. Lin of Bartlett;
Bertis A. Echols III of Collierville; Monica S. Campeau,
Jovita M. Polinski, Tarun Rokadiya, Kathryn M. Wheetley and
Adrienne W. Yarbrough, all of Cordova; Jordan L. Reed
of Eads; Lacey L. Adair and Sarah E. Andrews, both
of Germantown; and Leticia T. Weatrowski of Millington.
Other summa cum laude graduates are Brandi C. Smith
of Dothan, Ala., (with honors in English); Marjorie
M. Gaines of Ripley, Tenn., and Amy W. Culver of Whiteville,
distinction of magna cum laude signifies an overall
grade point average between 3.5 and 3.79.
students who graduated magna cum laude are Vetanya W. Allen,
Rosa M. Apolito, Jason M. Arndt, Mevludin Basic, Jamie V.
Black, Alexia D. Blake, Amy M. Cregger, Cynthia E. Doyle,
Jason C. Ellis, Christina T. Faulkner, Sarah A. Fulks, Ruby
O. Gray, Kelly B. Gupton, Danielle L. Hillman, Merit E. Huey,
Stacy M. Jones, Jennifer P. Krausser, Cherish V. Levasseur,
Pamela N. Martin, Rebecca S. McMahon, Corinne M. Murray, Sarah
K. Noelker, Dawn M. Perry, Jennifer R. Pittman, Angie Powell,
Kevin D. Raupp, Mandy M. Redden, Corey M. Reeves, Beverly
Y. Schaefgen, Mya D. Schnettler, Kimberly D. Shirley, Faith
M. Slack, Sheri L. Spiker, Melasond M. Stubblefield, Michael
A. Valdes, Joshau A. Wallis and Kimberly L. Wyatt.
Other magna cum laude graduates from the Memphis
area are: Janice K. Tigges of Arlington; Kelly
A Densford and Crystal G. Popek, both of Atoka; Janice
H. Crook, Stephan M. McKim and John J. O'Guinn, all of Bartlett;
Tonya E. Billings of Burlison; Beth M. Clemens, David
B. Crenshaw and Amy L. McRae, all of Collierville;
Christopher L. Bevel, Jamie H. Harpole, Brandlyn V. Ortiz,
Jennifer L. Pilant, Clinton D. Smith II, Charles F. Solis
and Amy H. Underwood, all of Cordova; Mary F. Gesford
and Terri A. Smith, both of Covington; Katherine A.
Abraham, Diana L. Dralle, Emily L. Fisher, Ashley N. Gann,
Elizabeth E. Karb and Patrick N. Latimer, all of Germantown;
Jenny D. Brown and Tonya M. Miller, both of Lakeland;
Mary F. McGhee, Shaun A. Sipe and Roy J. Walker, all of Millington.
magna cum laude graduates are Elizabeth A. Gentzler
of Antioch, Tenn.; Rebecca M. Winders of Dyersburg,
Tenn.; Gary S. Diliello of Jackson, Tenn.; Amanda
L. Vann of Lavinia, Tenn.; Michael F. Grissom of Lexington,
Tenn.; Karla K. Gage of Selmer, Tenn.; Gordon L.
Bell of Springfield, Tenn.; Michael N. Elliott of Summertown,
Tenn.; Jennifer L. Smith of Dallas, Texas: and
Anthony C. Gobin of Tableland, Trindad and Tobago (with
honors in electrical engineering).
distinction of cum laude signifies an overall grade
point average between 3.25 and 3.49.
Memphis students who graduated cum laude are: John
M. Arnone, Nancy L Bailey, Cynthia A. Barbee, Sara A. Bell,
Wende S. Busch, Lionel Cable, Michael J. Caldwell, Jennifer
A. Clay, Akua A. Colley, Banjul L. Covington, Heather M. Crawford,
Sheila S. Cutrell, Sean D. Daggett, John W. Davis III, Renee
C. Davis, Duc T. Do, Melanie A. Drennen, Julie A. Estes, Chasity
C. Ewing, Alicia M. Forrest, Jennifer M. Fox, Betty S. Franklin,
Linda K. Grabon, Rachel L. Gullett, Julie S. Henley, Emily
E. Houghton, Cicely A. Kelley, Christy L. Kinard, Loretta
Lambert, Jonathan E. Lyons, Kostantina N. Makris, Terry L.
Mayberry, Asima Mohiuddin, Charlotte Moore, Ariel D. Nguyen,
Deidra J. Parham, Marsha M. Pauley, Kathryn E. Ridley, Eric
S. Robertson, Patricia R. Rogers (with honors in English),
Deborah L. Robinsky, Jason D. Schepman, Edward E. Shroyer,
Angela G. Stirling, Michael D. Tepper, John A. Unrine, Angela
M. Wells, Kari D. Williams, Mason W. Wilson, Chadrick O. Withrow,
Shawn K. Yahrling, Thomas J. Yow.
cum laude graduates from the Memphis area are
Jennifer A. Boozer and Kristina M. Jackson, both of Arlington;
Carmen A. Bentley, James E. Booker, Elizabeth E. Rutledge
and Michelle M. Trainor, all of Bartlett; Jonathan
M. Berliner, Frances E. Clark, Paul D. Fehrman, Sherry N.
McVay, Jeffrey H. Russell, Elizabeth J. Seago, all of Collierville;
Megan E. Able, Fariss A. Adams, Davis G. Bray, Lindsay A.
Goldenberg, Andrea A. Hall, Tonya M. Hughes, Ronnie A. Jernigan,
Stephan P. Stancil, Michael E. Walters and Augustus H. Wilson,
all of Cordova; Molly E. Davison, Russell P. Jones
and Jenell R. Rejaei, all of Covington; Jessica T.
Anderson of Eads; Jason K. Daevel, Kelly E. Dugas,
Alexander G. Enochs, Carolyn L. Hill, David W. Jones, Elian
E. Levatino, Kacey R. McGehee, Brooke D. Stacey and Lisa M.
Ventre, all of Germantown; Diane M. Choate and Clarke
T. Little, both of Lakeland; Rebecca L. Sisk and Christopher
T. Smith, both of Millington; Simone M. Perry of Moscow;
Shannon C. Vincent of Munford; Linda L. Lee of Oakland;
and Allen S. Sparks of Olive Branch, Miss.
cum laude graduates are Raychelle Marcy of Aurora,
Colo.; Jenny G. Chow of Webb., Miss.; Kate G. Curtis
and Rebecca A. Lewis, both of Columbia., Tenn.; Scott
A. Hill of Dyersburg, Tenn.; Tammy J. Nelson of Halls,
Tenn.; Rebecca L. Green of Jackson, Tenn.; Erica
C. Qualls of Madison, Tenn.; Rachel L. Bell of Nashville;
Charlotte L. Homra of Ridgely, Tenn.; Carole M. White
of Ripley, Tenn.; Michael K. Harrison of Saulsbury,
Tenn.; Michael A. Watts of Newark, Texas; Jenni
L. Rosselli of Federal Way, Wash.; and Christos Rousias
of Nicosia, Cyrpus.
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