At the college level
Posted: Wednesday, July 13, 2011 12:24 pm
The Messenger 07.13.11
Brooke Ashton Laws of Union City recently earned a bachelor of science degree in athletic training from Union University in Jackson.
She is the daughter of Bruce and Debbie Laws and is a graduate of Union City High School.
Miss Laws was among 617 graduates who received degrees recently at Union University’s 186th annual spring commencement ceremony. The spring class of 617 brings to about 1,250 the total number of Union graduates for the academic year — a university record that surpasses last year’s total of 1,130 graduates.
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Four students from Obion County were among those recently recognized for academic achievements for the spring semester at Union University in Jackson.
Charles William Miller of Rives, Chelsea Lynn Cox of South Fulton and Allison Cheryl Cary of Union City were among 275 students named to the President’s List, while Heather Danielle Dragg of Union City was one of 385 students named to the Dean’s List.
Union’s President’s List included full-time students who achieved a 4.0 grade point average on a four-point scale and the Dean’s List included full-time students who achieved a 3.5 grade point average on a four-point scale.
Union University, founded in 1823, is affiliated with the Tennessee Baptist Convention.