Two honored by EKU

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 Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,111 graduates at the conclusion of the fall semester, including Russell Taylor Despain of Campbellsville.

Despain graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS degree in Aviation and was recognized at commencement ceremonies Dec. 14.

Dean’s Award

Maridith Ann Willett of Campbellsville is one of 551 Eastern Kentucky University Dean's Award recipients for the fall semester.

Willett is a senior occupational science major at EKU.

To earn the Dean's Award, students must achieve Dean's List honors at EKU for three semesters, not necessarily consecutive. A lapel pin is presented to students by the dean of their academic college.

To achieve Dean's List honors at Eastern, students attempting 14 or more credit hours must earn a 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0. Students attempting 13 credit hours must earn a 3.65 GPA, and students attempting 12 credit hours must earn a 3.75 GPA.