Mansfield Living

College Honors

Ouachita Baptist University

Celebrating Ouachita Baptist University’s 128th spring commencement, university officials conferred a total of 350 degrees on 343 graduates, including the university’s first three Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees.

This year’s graduating class featured 143 honor graduates, including 21 who graduated summa cum laude with a grade point average of 3.95 or higher, 46 who graduated magna cum laude (3.75 GPA) and 76 who graduated cum laude (3.5 GPA).

Kaylee Barnett of Mansfield graduated cum laude with a bachelor of arts - biology.

Angelo State University

Students achieving the Dean’s List for the 2015 spring semester have been announced by Angelo State University in San Angelo.

To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must be enrolled fulltime at ASU and must maintain a 3.25 or better grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

Mansfield students on the Dean’s list are Tanesha F. Dasabe, Darian D. Glenn, Marisa D. Thompson, Rebekah E. Vela and Shay L. Williams.

University of North Texas

The University of North Texas has named its President’s List for the 2015 spring semester. To be named to the President's List, undergraduates must complete at least 12 academic hours with a perfect grade point average of 4.0.

Mansfield students named to the President’s List are Emmanuel Adetomiwa Adeyemo, Madison Louise Blevins, Sydney L. Cannon, Deborah Lillian Cobb, Landon Scott Cowan, Samantha Alexandrea Crosby, Caleb Jordan Downs, Nicholas Fuller, Rachel E. Mahlow, Christina N. Pham, Caitlin E. Seavers and Alecia Ann Stafford.

Harding University

Mansfield residents Madison Mobley, a senior early childhood education major, and Micayla Mobley, a sophomore nursing major, are among more than 1,200 students included on the Harding University dean’s list for grades achieved during the spring 2015 semester.

Harding is the largest private university in Arkansas with 6,075 students and has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report for the 21st consecutive year as a top 25 school in the South. Harding also maintains campuses in Australia, Chile, England, France, Greece, Italy and Zambia. For more information visit

East Central University

Outstanding academic work during the 2015 spring semester has earned Krista Kahl a listing on the President’s Honor Roll for students at East Central University in Ada, Okla.

The President's Honor Roll is reserved for students who earned A's in all their courses for a perfect 4.0 grade point average. At least 12 credit hours must be completed successfully during the semester to be included on the honor roll.

Baylor University

Baylor University conferred degrees on more than 2,300 graduates during spring commencement exercises May 15-16 in the Ferrell Center on the Baylor campus.

Mansfield residents who received degrees include Emily Marie Carrell, BS in Education, Health Science Studies, cum laude; Jared Michael Dupree, Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry; Alana Su Miller, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, cum laude; Alicia Nicole Williams, Bachelor of Business Admin., Marketing; and Hailey Kathryn Wilshire, Master of Social Work, Social Work.