BOILING SPRINGS – Gardner-Webb University held spring commencement ceremonies on May 11, 2019. More than 500 degrees were conferred during the graduation exercises. Academic honors were given to those in the graduating class with a grade point average (GPA) of 3.8 or above. Those with a 3.8-3.89 receive cum laude. Those with a 3.9-3.94 receive magna cum laude. Those with a 3.95-4.0 receive summa cum laude. Also recognized during the ceremony are the students who have completed the requirements for the University Honors Program.

Additionally, the University announced its list of students who made the Dean’s List and Honor Roll during the 2019 spring semester.

The Dean’s List honors outstanding full-time, undergraduate students who maintain a GPA of 3.7 or above. This recognition is the highest academic honor of the semester. The Honor Roll recognizes outstanding full-time undergraduate students who achieve a GPA of 3.2 to 3.7 through noteworthy academic success during the semester.

Graduates and academic achievements are listed below in alphabetical order.


Concord – Brian Gaddy, MSN, Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner; Tameki Mongo,  DNP, Nursing; Mark Osborne, MDV, Pastoral Care and Counseling; Carson White, BS, Sport Education; Christina Zittinger, MA, Teacher Leadership in Curriculum Instruction.

Harrisburg –  Traketta Arrington, MA, Teacher Leadership in Curriculum Instruction.

Kannapolis – Christina Sinclair, MA, Teacher Leadership in Curriculum Instruction.

Midland – Andrew Tucker, BA, Graphic Design.

Dean’s List:

Harrisburg –  Makayla Fewster.

Honor Roll:

Concord – Cameron Mikesh, Aleicia Simpson.         

Midland – Alimatu Guzeh, Andrew Tucker.

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