JSU announces fall 2020 graduates, Honor’s List

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JACKSONVILLE, Ala. – More than 600 students were awarded degrees at Jacksonville State University’s Fall 2020 commencement Dec. 11-12, including the following local students:

  • Taylor Ballard of Cullman, MBA in Business Administration
  • James Burks of Cullman, BSN in Nursing
  • Caleb Chambers of Cullman, BSE in Health & Physical Education
  • Hannah Crumbley of Cullman, BSRT in Respiratory Therapy
  • Katrina Haynes of Cullman, MSE in Spec Ed Collaborative K-6/6-12
  • Caroline Walker of Cullman, MSE in Spec Ed Collaborative K-6/6-12


Fall 2020 Honor’s List

Nearly 30% of Jacksonville State University’s undergraduates made the Honor’s List for their outstanding academic performance in Fall 2020, despite the struggles of studying during a global pandemic.

Local honorees included:

  • Erika Persons of Crane Hill, President’s List, Psychology major
  • Taylor Trimble of Cullman, Dean’s List, Undecided-Management major
  • Stacy Harris of Cullman, President’s List, Undecided-Management major
  • Lauren Harbison of Cullman, President’s List, Early Childhood Elementary Ed major
  • Jordan Allbright of Cullman, Dean’s List, Sport Mgt and Rec Studies major
  • Abigail Curtis of Cullman, President’s List, Foreign Language major
  • Emily Hancock of Cullman, President’s List, Family and Consumer Sciences major
  • Allison Grund of Cullman, President’s List, Biology major
  • Hannah Crumbley of Cullman, President’s List, Respiratory Therapy major
  • Kayla Melton of Cullman, President’s List, Forensic Investigation major
  • Kyndell Hays of Cullman, President’s List, Psychology major
  • Kaylee Maddox of Hanceville, President’s List, Finance major
  • Zachary Glenn of Hanceville, President’s List, Forensic Investigation major
  • Savannah Creel of Hanceville, Dean’s List, Biology major
  • Mackenzie Ledbetter of Hanceville, President’s List, Undecided-Management major
  • Edmund-Joseph Lovett of Vinemont, President’s List, English major
  • Bennett Fulenwider of Vinemont, Dean’s List, Biology major
  • Mattie Womack of Addison, President’s List, Early Childhood Elementary Ed major
  • Nona Howse of Addison, Dean’s List, Psychology major
  • Jessie Woodard of Arley, Dean’s List, Nursing- Undecided major
  • Makenzie Hill of Falkville, President’s List, Family and Consumer Sciences major
  • Andrew Carroll of Falkville, President’s List, Music major

Nearly 2,300 of the university’s roughly 7,750 undergraduate students were named to the Dean’s or President’s Lists.

To be named to the President’s List, a student must earn a perfect 4.0 GPA while attending full-time. Students earning a GPA of 3.5-3.99 while attending full-time are named to the Dean’s List of their respective schools.

JSU kicked off the Spring 2021 semester Jan. 12.

About Jacksonville State University: Founded in 1883 as a state teachers college, Jacksonville State University has grown from humble beginnings into the Alabama regional university with the highest percentage of accredited programs. Located in the Appalachian foothills midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, JSU offers more than 150 courses of study, including over 40 online programs, at the undergraduate and graduate level. To learn more, visit www.jsu.edu, call 1-800-231-JAX1 or e-mail jaxfacts@jsu.edu.