TIFTON — Two students from Butts County will be among those recognized April 4 when Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College President David Bridges recognizes 827 students who qualified for academic honors during Honors Day ceremonies.

Savannah K. Austin of Jackson will receive distinguished honor recognition.

Hannah N. Potts of Jenkinsburg will receive honor recognition.

Bridges said students receiving distinguished honor status are those who have completed 45 or more academic semester hours at ABAC with an overall grade-point average of 3.75 or higher.

Honor status goes to those who have completed 15 or more academic semester hours at ABAC with an overall grade-point average of 3.2 to 3.74.

TROY, Ala. — Steven Partin of Jackson graduated from Troy University during Term 3 of the 2017-18 academic year, the university said.

Partin graduated with the Master of Public Administration degree.

Term 3 includes students at Troy’s campuses in Dothan, Phenix City and Montgomery, Ala., along with teaching sites outside of Alabama and online.

SALT LAKE CITY — Beverly Titshaw of Flovilla has received a Bachelor of Science in nursing degree from Western Governors University, the university said.

The university held its 64th commencement ceremony at the Disney Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando on Feb. 10 to celebrate the graduation of about 15,000 graduates from across the country.

At commencement, the online, nonprofit university recognized 8,839 undergraduates and 6,117 graduates who have completed their degrees in business, information technology, K-12 teacher education and healthcare, including nursing.

STATESBORO — Georgia Southern University recently recognized approximately 2,900 students for excellence in academics on the fall 2017 dean’s list. To be eligible for the dean’s list, a student must have at least a 3.5 grade-point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester.

Students recognized from Butts County included:

• Caitlin Caldwell of Jackson.

• Ian Cowan of Jackson.

• Sidney Pace of Jackson.

• Jon Wedemeier of Jackson.

• Elaine Wood of Jackson.

STATESBORO — Georgia Southern University recently recognized approximately 1,500 students for excellence in academics on the fall 2017 president’s list, including MacKenzie Williams of Jackson.

To be eligible for the president’s list, a student must have at least a 4.0 grade-point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester.

ATLANTA — More than 6,000 students were named to the fall 2017 semester dean’s list at Georgia State University.

To be eligible for the dean’s list, degree-seeking students with a minimum Georgia State cumulative GPA of 2.0 must earn a 3.5 GPA for the semester and complete at least nine semester hours of academic credit with no incompletes.

Students named to the dean’s list from Butts County include:

Cainan Barnes of Jackson.

Jantzen McDonald of Jackson.

Jeremy Pace of Jackson.

Madison Speir of Jackson.

Tina Bennett of Jackson.

ATLANTA — More than 3,000 students were named to the fall 2017 semester president’s list at Georgia State University.

To be eligible for the president’s list, students must earn a 4.0 GPA for the semester and complete at least nine semester hours of academic credit with no incompletes.

Students named to the president’s list from Butts County include:

Kyle Hardy of Jackson.

Richard Rodda of Jackson.

Timothy Yasinski of Jackson.

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