With the transition from spring to summer, many colleges around the state and country are sending out their congratulations as seniors walk across the stage to receive their diplomas. Here is a list of those graduates that the Register has received.

Berea College: Emily Barger, Brynn Boggs, Niki Clayton, Leemu Hall, John Hayes, Samantha Lo'Ren, Laura Menefee, Thomas Owens, Victoria Phillips, Chase Powell, Connor Runyan, Destiny Strange-Banks, Drienna Wallace, Brooklin Wiggins, all of Berea, and Jacquelyne Howard of Harrodsburg.

Campbellsville University: Adam Carman of Berea, bachelor of science; Chelsea Metcalf of Berea, master of social work; Jennifer Ross of Richmond, master in marriage and family therapy program; Aaron Hannah of Richmond, master of business administration; Denise Richelle Coffey of Richmond, master of business administration; Kathryn Scherer of Richmond, master of arts in teaching English to speakers of other language; Javonna Broadus of Richmond, master of social work foundation; Tristan Hawk of Richmond, master of social work generalist; Megan Shepherd of Richmond, master of social work; John Broadus Jr. of Richmond, master of science in justice studies public servant leadership and social justice.

Cedarville University: Jonathan DuBois, Berea, bachelor of science in mechanical engineering.

Coastal Carolina University: Rebecca Patton, Berea, bachelor of science in marine science.

University of the Cumberlands: Lisa Couch, Richmond, master of arts in teaching in early elementary education P-5; Alena Beckham, Richmond, master of arts in education in literacy specialist P-12; Ashley Snow, Berea, with a master of arts in education in literacy specialist P-12; Holly Fort, Berea, bachelor of science in nursing; Debborah Harrison, Richmond, bachelor of science in business administration; Ashley Cornelison, Richmond, doctor of education in educational leadership; Beth Gannon, Richmond, master of arts in teaching in early elementary education P-5;Jessica O'Brien, Berea, master of arts in teaching in P12 special ed LBD; Erica Clark, Berea, master of arts in education in teacher as leader;Amanda Lawson, Richmond, master of arts in education in teacher as leader; Chelsea Tipton, Berea, master of arts in education in school guidance counselor; Dakota Gadd, Berea, master of science in justice administration.

University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music: John Combs, two masters of music degrees, in music theory and collaborative piano.

University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences: Hannah Howard, Berea, bachelor of arts in political science; Jamie Boggs, Richmond, bachelor of science in chemistry; Jyre Richardson, Richmond, bachelor of arts in political science; Lauren Thomas, Richmond, bachelor of arts in political science; Mihir Shah, Richmond, bachelor of science in biology; Sara Khandani, Richmond, bachelor of science in biology; Tristan Kidd, Richmond, bachelor of arts in sociology and a bachelor of arts in psychology..

EKU student initiated into Phi Kappa Phi

Students from Eastern Kentucky University were initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, one of the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for academic disciplines.

Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors are eligible for membership. Graduate students in the top 10 percent of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify, as do faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction. The eight students from Eastern join about 30,000 other students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year.

Ida Kumoji-Ankrah, Martin Brock, Matthew Winslow, Jaelyn Ross, Logan Richardson, Nathaniel Britt and Renee Leonard, all of Richmond, and Megan Alexander of Waco, are the latest inductees.

Some of the organizations most notable members have included former President Jimmy Carter, NASA astronaut Wendy Lawrence, novelist John Grisham and YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley.

Dean's list, college acceptances

• The University of Evansville has announced two students from Madison County have been accepted to UE for the Fall 2019 semester. They include: Andrew Sisson and Brianna Young, both of Richmond.

• William McAvoy, a member of the Colgate University Class of 2021, has earned the fall 2018 Dean's Award with Distinction. McAvoy is a graduate of Univ. of Missouri-Columbia, from Richmond. McAvoy's current major is English.

• More than 370 Berea College students were names to the Spring 2019 Dean's List. A student is named to the Dean's List who achieves a GPA of 3.4 or higher while passing at least 4 total credits, a course load equivalent to 16 semester hours. They are as follows: Erin Boyd, Isaac Bradford, Armando Buenrostro, Megan Colwell, Rodney Grant, Jacob Hill, Madeleine Hoffman, Jessie Lawson, Tanicia Neal, William Romano, Robert Tatum, and Drienna Wallace, all of Berea. Andrew Childs, Courtney Gibbs, Dayzaughn Graves, Ivanna Sabino, Bailee Vanover and Savannah West, all of Richmond. Kaylee Horn, of Waco, and Jacob Uzzle of Paint Lick.

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