Local named to dean's, Who's Who lists

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Abigail Parker of Campbellsville, a sociology student, was among students recently named to Carson-Newman University's dean's list for the spring 2013 semester, as well as to the 2012-2013 Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges publication.

Students earning a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while taking 12 or more credit hours are awarded the distinction of dean's list honors.

Who's Who recognizes juniors and seniors nominated by the faculty and staff of their institution who reflect scholarship ability, participation and leadership in academic and extracurricular activities, citizenship and service to the campus and potential for future achievement.

Carson-Newman University is a private, Christian liberal arts university. Founded in 1851, Carson-Newman is located in Jefferson City, Tenn. The University has about 2,000 students and offers 48 academic programs and seven graduate degrees.