Several area students recently graduated from Tulane University in New Orleans.
Among those who graduated as members of the "Katrina Class," undergraduates who were at Tulane for only hours when they had to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, were Lauren Duffy and Zackary Gorstein, both of Mount Pleasant, and Stefanie Bainum of Yonge's Island.
Ole Miss honors
Sarah N. Annand of Mount Pleasant was named to the chancellor's honor roll at the University of Mississippi for the spring semester.
A grade-point average of 3.75 through 4.0 is required for listing on the chancellor's honor roll.
Phi Eta Sigma
A number of area students were inducted into Phi Eta Sigma, a national honors society, at Furman University.
To be eligible for membership, students must earn a grade-point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale during one term of their freshman year.
Charleston: Michelle Donnelly, Ryan Hampton, Anna Leff, Elliott Matticks, Margaret Meadows, Kaela Reinert.
Moncks Corner: Daniel Roberts.
Mount Pleasant: Shannon Cantwell, John Heron.
North Charleston: Andrew Cannon.
Sullivan's Island: Abigail Kobrovsky.
Summerville: Katelyn Ellis, Matthew Locklair.
Wadamalaw Island: Melissa Kynoski.
Several area students were named to the high list, Episcopal High School's academic honor roll, denoting an average of 90 or above in five or more academic courses for the quarter.
They include Amelia J. Nelson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephensen Anderson of Mount Pleasant; Peter L. Pritchard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward K. Pritchard III of Charleston; and George L. Rivers IV, son of Mr. and Mrs. Buist Rivers III of Folly Beach.
Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Va., is a coeducational boarding school that prepares students in grades 9-12 for college.
Maxwell El-Hag of Mount Pleasant received a Bach-elor of Science degree in finance from Lehigh University.
Shane Oberoi of Mount Pleasant, son of Kanwal Singh Oberoi and Harjeet Kaur Oberoi, was named to the dean's list at Emory College, the undergraduate, liberal arts college of Emory University in Atlanta, for the spring semester.
Students must be in the top 20 percent of Emory College or have a 3.859 grade-point average or higher to be named to the dean's list.
Several local students were named to the dean's list at Anderson University.
They include Meghan Chauncey and Jenna Mitchell, both of Charleston; Rhynne Young of Goose Creek; and David Berry of Mount Pleasant.
To be named to the dean's list, a student must maintain a term grade-point average of 3.5 or better.