Local students honored — July 18

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 18, 2019

Local residents earn degree from WGU

SALT LAKE CITY — The following local residents have earned a degree from Western Governors University (WGU). The online, nonprofit university held its 70th (Orlando, Florida); 71st (Cincinnati, Ohio); and 72nd (Anaheim, California) commencement ceremonies this year to celebrate the graduation of more than 22,000 students from across the country.

• Scott Dowd, of Advance, earned a bachelor of science in business management

• Justin Gordon, of Clemmons, earned a bachelor of science in network operations and security

• Jonathan Cooke, of Clemmons, earned a bachelor of science in business management

• Kathryn Fulk, of Winston-Salem, earned a bachelor of arts in educational studies

• Allison Rousseau, of Winston-Salem, earned a bachelor of science in business – human resource management

• Jada Yokeley, of Winston-Salem, earned a bachelor of science in nursing

• Arielle Mckelvey, of Winston-Salem, earned a bachelor of science in nursing

• Christopher Lutzow, of Winston-Salem, earned a bachelor of arts in science (5-12, biology)

Styers receives Youth Citizenship Award

Nickolas Styers, a student at Meadowlark Middle School, received a Youth Citizenship Award from The Battle of Shallow Ford Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution at Meadowlark Middle awards ceremony in June. Styers’ parents are David and Teresa Styers of Lewisville. The DAR Youth Citizenship Award recognizes honesty, high principles, cooperation, loyalty, truthfulness, oral strength and stability, unselfishness, and individual responsibility to God, home and country. The student demonstrates leadership, originality, responsibility, patriotism, good sportsmanship and fundamental Americanism.