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OU Students Achieve Perfect Grade-point Average

OU Students Achieve Perfect Grade-point Average

October 28, 2021

Fifty-six students eligible to graduate in December from the University of Oklahoma maintained perfect 4.0 grade-point averages throughout their undergraduate careers at OU. Of the total, 34 are from Oklahoma. Each of the students have completed all coursework, never making less than an “A” in class.

To commemorate their achievement, the students were honored by OU President Joseph Harroz Jr. in a recent ceremony. Each student who earned an overall 4.0 GPA received a bronze medallion on a crimson ribbon, which may be worn during graduation ceremonies.

The December 2021 graduation candidates from Oklahoma being recognized include:

ADA: Jason S. Draper, chemical biosciences

ARDMORE: Meredith N. Hendry, microbiology

BIXBY: Hailey N. Fisher, chemical engineering

DUNCAN: Jared L. Gregston, microbiology

EDMOND: Abigail H. Hoffman, economics; Jason L. Hughes, history; Joyce S. Lee, psychology; Ethan B. Maddy, economics; Ryleigh L. Mills, community health; Vy N. Nguyen, psychology; Ameera R. Salous, chemical biosciences; Carson T. Schlittler, economics; Shu Juet Tan, biology

JENKS: Grace R. Benham, anthropology

MOORE: Katie L. Jones, elementary education

MUSKOGEE: Kendall Few, public relations

NORMAN: Chandler B. Branum, health and exercise science; Lettie E. Clifton, biology; Anastasia M. Soreghan, Russian

OKLAHOMA CITY: Soufiane Belmir, computer science; Summer Cottom, accounting; Brianna N. Fleshman, biology; Angela N. Jarjoura, biology; Brooke L. Lee, elementary education; Matthew H. Loper, economics; Gant A. Roberson, Spanish, international development and history; Michael C. Ting, biochemistry; Tho Q. Trinh, computer engineering

PAULS VALLEY: Claire Kendall, international studies

PIEDMONT: Bella R. Quan, microbiology

SALLISAW: Nathan L. Hubler, linguistics

SHAWNEE: Ashley Irby, music

TULSA: Catherine Easterling, accounting; Olivia Reynolds, finance

Also being recognized are:

TEMPE, ARIZONA: Carter B. Sampson, accounting

MARION, IOWA: Anusha L. Gopalam, biology

OLATHE, KANSAS: Kenton A. Huff, mathematics

OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS: Nathan B. Preuss, economics

WICHITA, KANSAS: Thomas P. Mondry, economics

OMAHA, NEBRASKA: Matthew J. Townsend, linguistics

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE: Molly Power, international security studies and Chinese

ALLEN, TEXAS: Parker M. Primrose, public and nonprofit administration

DALLAS, TEXAS: Stephanie Beveridge, biology; Riler M. Holcombe, political science

DENTON, TEXAS: Hansa Boddu, biology

FLOWER MOUND, TEXAS: Jackson G. Bednarczyk, sociology; Teresa K. McGee, sociology

FRISCO, TEXAS: Heather Burnison, management

JOSHUA, TEXAS: Avery Steppick, accounting

KATY, TEXAS: Devin Staton, management information systems

PLANO, TEXAS: Addison Newman, accounting

XI’AN, CHINA: Taiwei Chang, economics

AMMAN, JORDAN: Omar M. Yadak, architectural engineering

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA: Lee-Ann Poarch, economics

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Maxim Kasumov, petroleum engineering

PASIR RIS, SINGAPORE: Eliezer Wong, management information systems and international business

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