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OU Students Achieve Perfect Grade Point Average

OU Students Achieve Perfect Grade Point Average

April 22, 2020

One hundred and sixty-five students graduating this academic year from the University of Oklahoma maintained perfect 4.0 grade-point averages throughout their undergraduate careers at OU. Of the total, 93 reside in Oklahoma. Each of the students has completed all coursework, never making less than an “A” in class.

To commemorate their achievement, the students graduating from OU this semester will be honored by OU Interim President Joseph Harroz Jr. in a virtual recognition ceremony on April 28. Each student who earned an overall 4.0 GPA will receive a bronze medallion on a crimson ribbon, which may be worn during Commencement ceremonies.

The May 2020 graduation candidates from Oklahoma being recognized include:

ADA: Andrea Nicole Burnsworth, visual communication

BARTLESVILLE: Sean A. Mason, chemical engineering

BIXBY: Madison Curley, public relations

BROKEN ARROW: Tyler A. Rivera, African and African American studies/political science/Spanish

BROKEN BOW: Jackie H. Nguyen, mechanical engineering

DURANT: Eli James Breon, music composition

EDMOND: Matthew P. Adkins, mechanical engineering; Darby JoAnn Cobb, computer science; Noah Coen, international studies/European studies; Jacob D. Crampton, computer science; Molly Ingalsbe, early childhood education; Matthew T. Nguyen, psychology; Emily R. Nighbor, biology; Lauren M. Olay, biology; Cyrus S. Steppe, psychology; Jack L. Wood, microbiology

ELGIN: Emily Pollman, communication sciences and disorders

IDABEL: Brasen C. Raney, biology

JENKS: Hannah E. Harris, psychology; Kelsey Yeagle, communication sciences and disorders

JONES: Cheyenne Rose Martin, theatre

KANSAS: Kaylyn Edwards, accounting

LAWTON: Jayden T. Ludwig, mechanical engineering; Ronnie Rhodes, public relations; Noah C. Zemlin, computer science

LEXINGTON: Dylan Starchman, nursing

MCALESTER: Wyatt Stanford, public relations

MIAMI: Alison Porter, elementary education

MIDWEST CITY: Chance B. Koon, mechanical engineering

MOORE: Jon-Paul Howard, accounting; Lorie Jones, organizational leadership

NEWCASTLE: Madelynn M. Huff, music/wind percussion/string instruments

NICHOLS HILLS: John Bates, finance

NOBLE: Emily D. Mee, political science

NORMAN: Brandon Albert, aviation; Neil K. Arora, biology; Eduardo Campbell Bethancourt, international studies; Karma Choedak, management information systems; Virginia K. Felkner, letters/computer science; Cassidy E. Gaddie, psychology; Bailey R. Gardner, biology; Maya Bernadette Henderson, environmental sustainability; Kayla M. Herrera, mechanical engineering; Kimberly Mathis, elementary education; Meredith Rasnic, public relations; Kamrin Ratcliff, social studies; Avery N. Rogers, social work; Stevie Stevens, elementary education; Isaac I. Young, psychology

OKLAHOMA CITY: Rachel L. Bornstein, Spanish; Taylor L. Brewster, organizational leadership; Collin Chancellor, accounting; Shandel L. Chang, chemical biosciences; Savannah M. Cottom, biology; Anna Fitzpatrick, sonography; Aaron A. Foreman, computer engineering; Venus Heidari, political science; Marlee M. Hill, planned program; Kylen Huffman, international studies; Ibikari T. Legg-Jack, biochemistry; Anne Marie T. Nguyen, chemical biosciences; Gabrielle Nguyen, chemical engineering; Jacob M. Patton, organizational leadership; Alexander H. Pham, electrical engineering; Sheeva Sowdagar, biology; Anhthu N. Trinh, biochemistry; Jered K. Wesson, computer engineering

OWASSO: Allison J. Gilliss, biology

PAWHUSKA: Karissa S. Hughes, health, medicine, and society

SPERRY: Kada James, management information systems

TULSA: Nishit Garg, biology; Marie Gordon, nursing; Robert Jennings, accounting; Bailey M. Morris, biology; Ekenedilichukwu V. Nwakoby, biology

TUTTLE: Haley A. Traxler, psychology

YUKON: Lindsay A. McClure, biology; Tyler N. Nguyen, microbiology

Also being recognized are:

MILLBROOK, ALABAMA: Riley K. Segars, international studies/Spanish

EAGLE RIVER, ALASKA: Ciera Stafford, psychology

BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA: Jennifer Pusavat, biochemistry

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA: Jenny Ji, psychology

ROSEMEAD, CALIFORNIA: Kristine May Chen, meteorology

AURORA, COLORADO: Logan Schoonover, accounting

BOULDER, COLORADO: Jonas C. Weygandt, biology

SEBASTIAN, FLORIDA: Emma Albrecht, international studies

BOISE, IDAHO: Elijah R. Robertson, engineering physics; Gina M. Werdel, biology

POST FALLS, IDAHO: Rachel L. Callister, linguistics

GREENVILLE, ILLINOIS: Jacob T. Klenke, chemical engineering

ROSCOE, ILLINOIS: Scott T. Kirker, letters/Spanish

ST. CHARLES, ILLINOIS: Ryan Chimienti, mathematics/computer science

AMES, IOWA: Kailee Hoover, accounting

IOWA CITY, IOWA: Audrey G. Hopewell, economics/political science

LA PORTE CITY, IOWA: Allison N. Murphey, French

STORY CITY, IOWA: Reid N. Selby, plant biology

UNDERWOOD, IOWA: Marshall S. Rasmussen, civil engineering

TOPEKA, KANSAS: Samantha Mills, communication sciences and disorders

WELLINGTON, KANSAS: Bliss C. Baird, biochemistry; Abigail Lee, creative media production

WICHITA, KANSAS: Britt Leake, Arabic/French/international studies

MURRAY, KENTUCKY: Megan J. Wilson, biochemistry/history

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Renat Sergazinov, economics/mathematics

RIDGELAND, MISSISSIPPI: Julia Tydings Harth, art history/international studies

COLUMBIA, MISSOURI: Dillon Jacob Haller, geography

SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Abigail J. Hardin, mathematics

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: Matthew B. Wennemann, classics/philosophy

LINCOLN, NEBRASKA: Rachel E. Jarvis, electrical engineering

OMAHA, NEBRASKA: Christa Holland, accounting

ELYRIA, OHIO: Luke Christofferson, industrial and systems engineering

WESTERVILLE, OHIO: Julia C. Murray, biology

PAISLEY, OREGON: Krysta Smart, psychology

NARBERTH, PENNSYLVANIA: Gianni W. Manginelli, chemistry/mathematics

GOODLETTSVILLE, TENNESSEE: Matthew T. Bray, mathematics/meteorology

MOUNT JULIET, TENNESSEE: Laura E. Trowbridge, Arabic/international security studies

ALEDO, TEXAS: Lukas Stone, astrophysics

ARLINGTON, TEXAS: Ryan S. Kerezman, mechanical engineering

AUSTIN, TEXAS: Natalie C. Bayer, English/women’s and gender studies

BEAUMONT, TEXAS: Scott E. Horne, organizational leadership

COPPELL, TEXAS: John R. Alberse, computer science; John Sims, advertising

DALLAS, TEXAS: Jake Cooper, petroleum engineering; Ryan C. Marsh, political science

FLOWER MOUND, TEXAS: Brandee Champagne, marketing

HOUSTON, TEXAS: Amanda J. Garcia, electrical engineering; Molly Kruse, journalism

KATY, TEXAS: Justin T. Kleiber, computer engineering; Mackenzie Resewehr, public relations

KELLER, TEXAS: Addison Duck, psychology

LUBBOCK, TEXAS: Katherine A. Camp, biology

NACOGDOCHES, TEXAS: Hunter A. Stephens, biology

NEENAH, TEXAS: Adelle K. Sturgell, human relations/psychology

PLANO, TEXAS: Matthew R. Welty, astrophysics

PROVIDENCE, TEXAS: Taitum Y. Wilson, journalism/political science

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS: Kaitlyn V. Shepard, psychology; Samantha Siemer, management

SPRING, TEXAS: Robert J. Hill, chemical engineering; Allison McManus, journalism; Cameron S. Parker, physics

CEDARBURG, WISCONSIN: Daniella M. Peters, Spanish

JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN: Jacob David Cullum, visual communication

JEFFERSON, WISCONSIN: Lucy R. Kates, letters/religious studies

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA: Daana M. Roach, chemical biosciences/psychology

Students who completed their degrees in August and December 2019 were presented their medallions at a ceremony late last year, but they are also eligible to participate in spring graduation ceremonies.

The three graduates from August 2019 are:

NORMAN: Luka B. Joyner, planned program

OKLAHOMA CITY: Kooper A. Taylor, Spanish

YUKON: Imane Belhage, psychology

The 17 graduates from December 2019 are:

COWETA: Rachel R. Sharp, psychology

EDMOND: Natalie P. Sadeghy, planned program

NORMAN: Abigail M. Hair, history; Katerina A. Ozment, biology/history; Zainab I. Sandhu, microbiology; Evelyn Scafe, Spanish

OKLAHOMA CITY: Harisha R. Chinthalapally, biology; Sarah Elizabeth Greenwood, language arts; Makayla Nicole Hunter, elementary education; Onain Zahid, psychology

SHAWNEE: Emma N. Morris, public and nonprofit administration/women’s and gender studies

TAMPA, FLORIDA: Gabrielle C. Williams, psychology

KAPOLEI, HAWAII: Isabelle A. Cunitz, environmental engineering

DORR, MICHIGAN: Zachary Tomlinson, geology

ROANOKE, TEXAS: Carter W. Chapman, biology

WAUSAU, WISCONSIN: Noah B. Gordon, psychology

BEIJING, CHINA: Zixiang Jiang, chemistry


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