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OU Students Achieve Perfect Grade-point Average

OU Students Achieve Perfect Grade-point Average

April 29, 2022

One hundred and seventy students eligible to graduate in May from the University of Oklahoma maintained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average throughout their undergraduate careers at OU, making it one of the largest 4.0 classes in school history.

Each of the students has completed all coursework, never making less than an “A” in class.

To commemorate their achievement, the students will be honored by OU President Joseph Harroz Jr. in a ceremony on May 2. Each student who earned an overall 4.0 GPA will receive a bronze medallion on a crimson ribbon, which may be worn during graduation ceremonies.

Students from Oklahoma being recognized include:

  • ARDMORE: Meredith N. Hendry, microbiology; Nikole K. Humphries, English; Paxton E. Little, interior design
  • BIXBY: Hannah Bowlin, communication, and psychology
  • BLAIR: Payson G. Ramirez, political science
  • BROKEN ARROW: Jacob P. Mattke, French
  • CHOCTAW: Jack M. Bennett, classics
  • CLAREMORE: Zach W. Monahan, biochemistry
  • CLEVELAND: Jessie M. Merrifield, biology
  • COLLINSVILLE: Dulce Kelley, nursing
  • EDMOND: Madeline G. Allen, health and exercise science; Brenna T. Arledge, psychology; Camdyn E. Hart, health and exercise science; Jason L. Hughes, history, and international studies; Justin Jayne, journalism and mass communication, and creative media production; Caleb I. Lagge, mathematics, and computer engineering; Ethan B. Maddy, economics; Madeleine E. Murray, psychology; Carson T. Schlittler, economics; Sworup Thapa, biology; Kamryn M. Yanchick, Native American studies
  • FAIRLAND: Trinity J. Pruitt, multidisciplinary studies
  • GROVE: Ian Patrick, science education
  • GUTHRIE: Mathew Boyd, organizational leadership
  • JENKS: Grace Benham, African and African American studies; Kolten M. Kemper, accounting
  • MEEKER: Madeleine E. Ozan, Spanish
  • MIAMI: Taylor Addington, world language education
  • MIDWEST CITY: Bailey H. Looper, computer engineering
  • MOORE: Jacinda Hemeon, journalism and mass communication; Chase L. Hibbard, civil engineering; Jonathan G. Miller, industrial and systems engineering; Rachel Orland, public relations
  • MUSTANG: Luke A. Denton, economics; Elaina T. Kropelin, criminology; Marycruz Flores Reynoso, English
  • NORMAN: Lettie E. Clifton, biology; Michael J. Grunsted, biomedical engineering; Nava Mansouri, social work; Jacob P. Markman-Fox, music; Nathan A. McMillen, mechanical engineering; Christy L. Phelps, art; Havyn R. Phillips, nursing; Elizabeth Schroeder, elementary education; Anastasia M. Soreghan, Russian; Reza J. Torbati, computer science; Taylor M. Woodin, nursing
  • OKLAHOMA CITY: Kiernan E. Arledge, physics; Charlotte M. Bailey, computer science; Vijay Bhupathiraju, biology; Daisy A. Butzer, public health; Christopher A. Candler, biology; Michael E. Cheng, biomedical engineering; Gabriel W. Cohlmia, planned program; Jessica T. Dees, chemical biosciences; Deenna D. Doan, biomedical engineering; Aanahita T. Ervin, chemical engineering; Shane A. Flandermeyer, electrical engineering; Isaiah W. Gilley, mathematics; Ethan J. Ho, computer science; Grace A. Johnson, health and exercise science; Andrew K. Kim, community health; Ashley Luong, finance; Liliana R. Macias, human relations; Gabriel Ngo, international security studies; Bella R. Quan, microbiology; Gant Roberson, history, Spanish, and international development; Winston J. Scambler, public health; Kamran A. Steppe, chemical biosciences; Loc T. Vu, computer engineering; Austin C. Wilkie, industrial and systems engineering
  • OWASSO: Taylor J. Gardner, biology; Mesa R. Morris, accounting
  • PERKINS: Connor Cowan, music
  • POTEAU: Grayson E. Wise, French, and art history
  • PURCELL: Brenda Diaz, management
  • SHAWNEE: Ashley N. Maggia Irby, music
  • SKIATOOK: Zachary C. Arnold, biology
  • STILLWATER: Kendall Allsup, chemical engineering
  • TULSA: Catherine G. Easterling, accounting; Tara M. Meeker, chemical engineering; Divyen J. Patel, finance; Blake A. Winchester, supply chain management
  • YUKON: Jessica K. Lawson, criminology; Kevin Pham, mechanical engineering; Tien G. Tran, mathematics; Tori Venske, music

Also being recognized are:

  • TEMPE, ARIZONA: Carter B. Sampson, accounting
  • SAN RAMON, CALIFORNIA: Haley R. Lewsey, community health
  • BROOMFIELD, COLORADO: Michelle L. Hendrix, psychology
  • GRANBY, COLORADO: Cole A. Walker, civil engineering
  • HIGHLANDS RANCH, COLORADO: Madison M. Burns, biomedical engineering
  • RIDGWAY, COLORADO: James C. Statton, energy management
  • ACWORTH, GEORGIA: Jessica H. Reese, musical theatre
  • CARBONDALE, ILLINOIS: Michael Muzinich, biology, and Japanese
  • DEKALB, ILLINOIS: Katherine G. Sharp, social work
  • LA GRANGE, ILLINOIS: Charles F. Hojjat, biology
  • DERBY, KANSAS: Quinn M. Meyer, biochemistry; Gracyn M. Reynolds, chemical engineering
  • GARDEN CITY, KANSAS: Caitlyn Harman, psychology, and women’s and gender studies
  • LEAWOOD, KANSAS: Eleanor S. Mendelson, environmental studies
  • OLATHE, KANSAS: Kenton A. Huff, mathematics, and computer science; Timothy J. Schmidt, music
  • OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS: Rose M. Muldoon, music education; Nathan B. Preuss, computer science
  • SHAWNEE MISSION, KANSAS: Madelyn J. Musson, accounting
  • WICHITA, KANSAS: Thomas P. Mondry, economics, and music; Andrew L. Wertheimer, aviation management
  • CLINTON, MISSISSIPPI; Noah G. Bridges, mathematics, and industrial and systems engineering
  • STRATFORD, NEW JERSEY: Leah A. Pomerantz, economics
  • LANGHORNE, PENNSYLVANIA: Julianna G. Schwab, chemistry
  • ADDISON, TEXAS: Emily A. Miller, history
  • ALLEN, TEXAS: Parker M. Primrose, public and nonprofit administration, and journalism and mass communication; Nicole M. Shroyer, accounting
  • ARGYLE, TEXAS: Landon C. Rosckes, chemical biosciences
  • ARLINGTON, TEXAS: Daniel S. Erickson, chemistry, and biochemistry
  • ATHENS, TEXAS: Jamie A. Boyd, physics
  • AUSTIN, TEXAS: Sophie Guess, finance
  • BELTON, TEXAS: Marcus C. Ake, mathematics
  • CARROLLTON, TEXAS: Kit Hawkins, music
  • CEDAR CREEK, TEXAS: Eric B. Davis, music
  • COPPELL, TEXAS: Justin A. Sharma, biomedical engineering; Ethan D. Williams, finance; Evan G. Williams, finance
  • CYPRESS, TEXAS: Gillian Sauer, public relations; Morgan Simon, drama
  • DALLAS, TEXAS: Amanda M. Blewett, marketing
  • DOUBLE OAK, TEXAS: Hope I. Arnold, nursing
  • FLOWER MOUND, TEXAS: Melanie G. Baxter, drama; Teresa K. McGee, sociology; Riley J. Miller, biology; Cameron ten Napel, public relations; Nicole L. Zimmerer, computer science
  • FORT WORTH, TEXAS: Jillian R. Romack, entrepreneurship and venture management, and professional writing; Aaron M. Turner, letters
  • FRISCO, TEXAS: Emma M. LaPinta, communication; Brianna L. Patterson, psychology; Nolan Taylor, professional writing
  • FULSHEAR, TEXAS: Kelli Claytor, advertising
  • GRAPEVINE, TEXAS: Chloe J. Markle, management information systems
  • HASLET, TEXAS: Taylor Glissman, public relations
  • KATY, TEXAS: Morgan B. Humphrey, mechanical engineering; Devin Staton, management information systems
  • KELLER, TEXAS: Lauren E. Lancaster, microbiology
  • LUCAS, TEXAS: Jordan M. Grebe, economics
  • MANSFIELD, TEXAS: Faith I. Ette, supply chain management
  • MCKINNEY, TEXAS: Lauren T. O’Connell, marketing; Sarah Reitmeier, advertising
  • PLANO, TEXAS: Abigail Hosterman, public relations; Claire M. Nagel, health and exercise science; Addison L. Newman, accounting; Alyson O’Shea, public relations
  • PROSPER, TEXAS: Kamryn B. Jackson, biology
  • RICHARDSON, TEXAS: Nicholas R. Martin, accounting; Kaitlyn L. Zimmerman, nursing
  • ROCKWALL, TEXAS: Erika P. Brown, nursing
  • SALADO, TEXAS: Aaron J. Torczynski, management
  • SPRING, TEXAS: Joshua P. Overcash, mechanical engineering
  • TROPHY CLUB, TEXAS: Emily G. Chippendale, music education
  • KAYSVILLE, UTAH: Caroline A. Simon, architectural studies
  • STAFFORD, VIRGINIA: Natalie E. Burlew, environmental design
  • DEFOREST, WISCONSIN: Audrey Williams, public relations
  • PULASKI, WISCONSIN: Julianna R. Voelker, astrophysics, and music
  • SANTA CRUZ DO SUL, BRAZIL: Pedro Henrique Wink Reis, chemical engineering
  • SAO PAULO, BRAZIL: Eduarda Barros de Oliveira, chemical engineering
  • MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE: Ifechukwu C. Nwafor, health and exercise science
  • RAMLAH, OMAN: Yousuf Mohammed Salim Al Siyabi, chemical engineering
  • KRUSEVAC, SERBIA: Martina Dimitrijevic, anthropology
  • BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA: Daniela Kosnacova, environmental sustainability
  • VALENCIA, SPAIN: Ismael Carmona Casado, international studies, and supply chain management

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