Belmont Abbey College Names Over 200 Students to President’s and Dean’s Lists

May 26, 2005 (PRLEAP.COM) Education News
BELMONT, NC —- Belmont Abbey College has announced 204 outstanding students have been named to the College’s Dean's List and President's List for the Spring 2005 semester.

To qualify for the President's List, a student must achieve a minimum grade point average of 4.0 and a minimum of 12 completed credits on a graded basis without failing or incomplete grades for the semester. The President’s List includes the following students:

Lacinda Allese (Charlotte, NC)
Brandi Anderson (Gastonia, NC)
Margie Barlow (Dallas, NC)
Karolis Bauza (Statesville, NC)
Jeffrey Bean (Lincolnton, NC)
Olivia Beatty (Stanley, NC)
Lauri Bishop (Belmont, NC)
Jessica Bisson (Denver, NC)
Katherine Bogie (Jupiter, FL)
Simone Bratcher (Belmont, NC)
Janis Byers (Belmont, NC)
Elyse Campbell (Ledgewood, NJ)
Katerine Cardenas (Charlotte, NC)
Dona Carey (Gastonia, NC)
Kinga Cichawa (Charlotte, NC)
Jennifer Crisp (Bessemer City, NC)
Ronald Davidson (Gastonia, NC)
Rafael Diaz (Cramerton, NC)
Augustin DuSablon (Bailey, NC)
Gabriel DuSablon (Bailey, NC)
Shelby Eccles (Gastonia, NC)
April Edwards (Charlotte, NC)
Joseph Firmin (Augusta, GA)
Julie Fisher (Belmont, NC)
A. Freeman (Davidson, NC)
Stephanie Garcia (Saluda, SC)
Carla Gaston (Belmont, NC)
Sherri Green (Denver, NC)
Cameron Greene (Charlotte, NC)
Alex Hargrave (Oviedo, FL)
Crystal Harris (Charlotte, NC)
Deborah Hastings (Belmont, NC)
Wayne Hazelip (Gastonia, NC)
Crystal Heafner (Stanley, NC)
Jessica Heath (Gastonia, NC)
Stephanie Heath (Gastonia, NC)
Anarah Henderson (Gastonia, NC)
Angela Herd (Bessemer City, NC)
Matthew Horne (Stanley, NC)
Elizabeth Kadela (Charlotte, NC)
Donald Kistler (Gastonia, NC)
Leigh Little (Mount Holly, NC)
Richard Magnuson (Cleveland, NC)
Patricia Mathis (Charlotte, NC)
Jennifer McClure (Dallas, NC)
Andrea Neill (Dallas, NC)
Elizabeth Palmer (Gastonia, NC)
Shelley Peak (York, SC)
James Plecnik (Belmont, NC)
Michael Plecnik (Belmont, NC)
Thomas Plecnik (Belmont, NC)
Malverne Ramseur (Gastonia, NC)
Lorie Rogers (Gastonia, NC)
Mary Rudisill (Lincolnton, NC)
Sean Sabo (Tryon, NC)
Benjamin Safranski (Aiken, SC)
Wakeelah Salahuddin (Charlotte, NC)
Cynthia Salyers (Kings Mountain, NC)
Kristina Svirskaite (Charlotte, NC)
Elizabeth Sweeney (Charlotte, NC)
Michael Tate (Shelby, NC)
Tammy Terry (Gastonia, NC)
Melissa Thomas (Gastonia, NC)
Christy Turner (Gastonia, NC)
Deborah Waldrop (Gastonia, NC)
Cynthia White (Lincolnton, NC)
Catherine Whitley (Gastonia, NC)
Shana Williamson (Travelers Rest, SC)
Jill Yockey (Charlotte, NC)

To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must achieve a minimum grade point average of 3.40 and a minimum of 12 completed credits on a graded basis without failing or incomplete grades for the semester. The Dean’s List includes the following students:

Matthew Adams (Gastonia, NC)
Marisol Aristizabal (Greenville, SC)
Aaron Armstrong (Belmont, NC)
Jessica Armstrong (Charlotte, NC)
Stephanie Bartlett (Lowell, NC)
Valorie Bennett (Cumming, GA)
Martina Bergrath (Charlotte, NC)
Cheryl Black (Crouse, NC)
Elizabeth Boswell (Montgomery, AL)
Christina Brandon (Bessemer City, NC)
Stephanie Brandon (Lancaster, SC)
Sharon Brown (Gastonia, NC)
Courtney Brunton (Alpharetta, GA)
David Buchanan (Charlotte, NC)
Benjamin Byrd (Charlotte, NC)
Emily Carl (Charlotte, NC)
Patricia Carroll (NASSAU, BAHAMAS)
Matthew Carter (Greensboro, NC)
Ginger Charles (Charlotte, NC)
Margaret Choquet (Gastonia, NC)
Marisa Christensen (Gastonia, NC)
Brian Clanton (Cramerton, NC)
Ann Cook (Chicago, IL)
Kristin Costner (Belmont, NC)
Elizabeth Cunneen (Lilburn, GA)
Christopher Cunningham (Fayetteville, GA)
Phillip Demick (Charlotte, NC)
Richard de Triquet (Suffolk, VA)
Patrick Dohmen (Belmont, NC)
James Dudley (Gastonia, NC)
Sean Dunne (Lighthouse Point, FL)
Sade Durham (Gastonia, NC)
Bernadette Fagarang (Dallas, TX)
Meaghan Fahy (Breezy Point, NY)
Laura Flores-Rodriguez (High Point, NC)
Ginger Flynn (Belmont, NC)
Angela Gaetani (Indian Trail, NC)
Lilia Garet (Charlotte, NC)
Carol Garver (Gastonia, NC)
Jennifer Gray (Virginia Beach, VA)
Sherri Gray (Gastonia, NC)
Andrew Gilmour Greely (Ontario, CANADA)
Holly Harper (Belmont, NC)
Forlanda Harvey (Dallas, NC)
Sean Hatfield (Florence, SC)
Ronda Heavner (Lincolnton, NC)
Michael Henderson (Belmont, NC)
Dennis Hendricks (Fort Mill, SC)
Mary Hertel (Stanley, NC)
Timothy Hetzel (Durham, NC)
Mary Heuser (Travelers Rest, SC)
Eileen Hogan (Charlotte, NC)
Iris Hopper (Gastonia, NC)
Jessica Inman (Cornelius, NC)
Sarah James (Austell, GA)
Erin Jenkins (Belmont, NC)
Jeanette Johansson (Sodertalje, SWEDEN)
Deborah Johnson (Charlotte, NC)
Amber Kelly (Mount Holly, NC)
Priscilla Kelly (Hilton Head Island, SC)
William Kennedy (Georgetown, SC)
Vickie Kiser (Lincolnton, NC)
Sarah Lang (Lawrenceville, GA)
Clare Lassiter (Alexandria, VA)
Saramarie Latham (Birmingham, AL)
Laisha Lentz (Chambersburg, PA)
Maria Lobosco-Titus (Gastonia, NC)
Christopher Lux (Auburn, AL)
Peter Lynch (Southampton, NY)
Edgar Manzo (Monroe, NC)
Michael McConnell (Belmont, NC)
Mallory McIntire (Belmont, NC)
Emily McKay (Winder, GA)
Marcus McKinney (Gastonia, NC)
Valarie Elliott Medley (Charlotte, NC)
Lindsay Megill (Huntington Beach, CA)
Jennifer Melton (Bessemer City, NC)
Tara Miller (Lillington, NC)
José Montero (Lincolnton, NC)
Erin Morrison (Lincolnton, NC)
Kyle Newman (Durham, NC)
Beryl Oloo (Nairobi, KENYA)
Erin O'Neill (South Belmar, NJ)
Aferdita Osmani (Charlotte, NC)
Pooja Pardhanani (Bangalore, INDIA)
Michelle Pazzula (Lincolnton, NC)
Alison Petrin (Williamsburg, VA)
Michael Pinto (Butler, PA)
Katelyn Rennie (Charlottesville, VA)
Jessica Reynolds (West Sayville, NY)
Julia Richey (Belmont , NC)
Kristie Robertson (Travelers Rest, SC)
Hope Robinson (Charlotte, NC)
David Rue (Denver, NC)
Michael Rue (Denver, NC)
Janna Ruffner (Newton, NC)
Jennifer Russell (Charlotte, NC)
Edward Sadler (Charlotte, NC)
Caitlin Sanaga (Brentwood, NY)
Lindsey Sansbury (Gastonia, NC)
Noemi Santana (Charlotte, NC)
Kelly Schafer (Dallas, NC)
Jessica Sells (Belmont , NC)
Lowell Senter (Gastonia, NC)
Amy Shash (McKeesport, PA)
Kaile Silva (Belmont, NC)
Amanda Smith (Cramerton, NC)
Melanie Smith (Gastonia, NC)
Lacey Sorenson (Fort Myers, FL)
Elizabeth Spelz (Saint Inigoes, MD)
Diane Stainback (Roswell, GA)
Wendy Stamey (Lowell, NC)
Amanda Stanchek (Charlotte, NC)
Alison Starkman (Pompano Beach, FL)
Darla Stephenson (Lowell, NC)
Tonya Stone (Stanley, NC)
Adam Stroud (Mount Holly, NC)
Abigale Threatt (Charlotte, NC)
Matthew Tipton (Bostic, NC)
Maria Torres (Guayaquil, ECUADOR)
Rolando Trevino (Grand Prairie, TX)
Rebecca Tuttle (Lenoir, NC)
Alexander Udwari (Silver Spring, MD)
Angelica Velazquillo (Charlotte, NC)
David Vignolini (Long Branch, NJ)
Mary Watkins (Belmont, NC)
Theron West (Atlanta, GA)
Stefanie Whorton (Athens, GA)
Stephen Williams (Littlehampton, AUSTRALIA)
Christina Wilson (Cosby, TN)
Sondra Wilson (Kings Mountain, NC)
Heather Woody (Bakersville, NC)
Adam Wooten (Lowell, NC)
Nicholas Wyatt (Franklin, TN)
Monica Yantes (Rapid City, SD)

Ranked one of the best liberal arts colleges in the South by U.S. News and World Report, Belmont Abbey College celebrates excellence and virtue steeped in its 128 year Catholic Benedictine heritage. It is home to students from over 34 states and 17 countries and welcomes everyone from any background or tradition committed to this vision of excellence and virtue. The campus consists of the College, the Monastery and the Abbey Basilica, which can be found on its sprawling 650 acres of picturesque landscape.

Just minutes from Charlotte, NC, the nation’s second largest banking center, Belmont Abbey College offers students numerous internship opportunities and career placement.

The College believes in development of the whole person – mind, body and spirit. By offering a wide array of clubs and activities including Division II athletics, theatre, publications, and study abroad, Belmont Abbey College invests in the personal growth of its students.

Founded in 1876, the College celebrates its heritage and is inspired by the Benedictine monastic tradition. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the College and Abbey Basilica greet thousands of visitors each year.