Western Kentucky University The following Western Kentucky University students from Versailles were named to the dean's list for the fall 2016 semester: Nicole L. Ares, Tucker M. Hurst, Adelaide M. Martin, Caleb E. Chapman, Delaney K. Taylor, Ali Boyd, Michael A. Tincher, Gavin G. Knies, Seth W. Joest, Ashley M. Scalf, Brandon S. Bradley. The following students were named to the president's list for the fall 2016 semester: Hannah R. Freeman, Rebekah D. Alvey, Grayson K. Fuller, Kristen N. Eads, Hannah L. Krueger, Miranda K. Kittinger, Emily G. Lawrence, Sherah K. Devore, Benjamin J. Luckett, Ashley E. Peterson, Caitlin N. Sullivan, Sadie E. Downs, Brandon F. Varble, Brittany S. Johnson, Maura J. Broderson. Benjamin Luckett of Versailles was one of 16 Gatton Academy seniors who recently learned they were selected as National Merit Finalists. To become a Finalist, a Semifinalist had to have an outstanding academic record, be endorsed and recommended by a high school official, write an essay and earn SAT® scores that confirm the student's earlier performance on the PSAT®. From the group of more than 15,000 Finalists, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation will select approximately 7,500 Merit Scholarship recipients between April and July. Centre College The following Centre College students from Versailles were named to the dean's list for the fall 2016 semester: Erin Macleod, daughter of Jamie and Kathy MacLeod, and Kate Spencer, daughter of Kelley and Robert Spencer. Transylvania University Marissa Phelps of Versailles has been named to the Transylvania University dean's list for the 2016 fall term. Phelps, a graduate of Woodford County High School, is double majoring in psychology and religion. Denison University Gregory Watson, a Denison University student from Midway, is studying with the Arcadia College of Global Studies Program in the United Kingdom for the 2017 spring semester. Watson, a member of the Denison class of 2018, will continue to receive full credit toward a Denison degree while pursuing diverse research or academic opportunities. University of Alabama Robert W. Miller III of Versailles was named to the dean's list at the University of Alabama for the fall 2016 semester. Wesley Thomas Cooper, Matthew Wood Fister, and Kyle W. Westerfield, all of Versailles, were named to the president's list for the fall 2016 semester. Eastern Kentucky University The following Eastern Kentucky University students from Woodford County received the dean's award for the fall 2016 semester: Emma M. Mattingly, Lakrisha Roseanne Jean Voils, Colby Alexa Thomas, Peyton Matthew Floyd, and Sarah Elizabeth Wilson, all of Versailles, and Abigale Leigh Wilson of Midway. The following students were named to the dean's list for the fall 2016 semester: Ridge Anthony Jackson, Halle Kay Graham, Kali Elizabeth Morton, Emma M. Mattingly, Shelby Grace Moberg, Evelyn Shelby Kerns, Lakrisha Roseanne Jean Voils, Keely Alexis Moussette, Owen Mitchell Petersen, Colby Alexa Thomas, Peyton Matthew Floyd, Katherine Anna Hemlepp, Macy Brooke Hines, Michael Dean Lausche, Sarah Elizabeth Wilson, James B. Shallcross, Jennifer Ellen Tinsley, Kennedy Lyn Reister, Ashley Paige Lawrence, Emma Carter Nauert, Abigail Brooke Mattingly, Brian K. Lamb, and Erica Sydney Hysell, all of Versailles, and Anne Louise Hagan and Abigale Leigh Wilson, both of Midway. The following students were named to the president's list for the fall 2016 semester: Ridge Anthony Jackson, Halle Kay Graham, Evelyn Shelby Kerns, Lakrisha Roseanne Jean Voils, Owen Mitchell Petersen, Katherine Anna Hemlepp, Sarah Elizabeth Wilson, James B. Shallcross, Kennedy Lyn Reister, Ashley Paige Lawrence, Emma Carter Nauert, and Brian K. Lamb, all of Versailles, and Abigale Leigh Wilson of Midway. The following students from Versailles received degrees in December 2016: Brian Joseph Spugnardi, physics; Ethan Tyler Beasley, nursing; Sidney Gail Hatcher, nursing; Marcus D. Selski-Green, nursing; Joshua Kyle Stuban, psychology; Alexandra Marien Jansen, accounting; Mary Li Jackson, social work (cum laude); Christopher Alan Murner, Homeland Security (cum laude); Shelby Grace Moberg, child and family studies; Emily Alexander Lange, social work; Katyrina Korchuk, business (cum laude). University of Kentucky The following University of Kentucky students from Woodford County were named to the dean's list for the fall 2016 semester: Rachel M. Adams, Joseph Stanley Back, Roeshelle Mae Back, Irina Boyechko, Jacob M. Brocato, Tyler Brian Burkett, Emily Faith Burnett, Megan Marie Campanella, Hanna Marie Carr, Madison C. Caudill, Kayleigh Cress, Kathryn Marie Crutchfield, Melissa G. Danison, Meredith Ashleigh Davis, Brandon Chase Evans, Robert N. Fisher, Abigail E. Forkner, Aimee Gonzalez, Sean T. Grate, Kristen Nicole Hall, Kristen Elizabeth Harris, Marisa Yasmine Hernandez, Kaylee Robin Hicks, Kenton William Hines, Erin Renai Horton, Rachel Kathleen Hughes, Emma Kathryn Kroger, Brian Wyatt Lamb, Federico V. Lause III, Dustin E. Lehnert, Megan Analise Mattingly, Christopher Coleman Maynard, Tyler James Maynard, Alexa Erin McLaughlin, Courtney Christine Montague, Dagan Walker Montgomery, Elaine Marie Murner, Charlsey Nave, Bailey O. Osbourn, Madison Spence Oxley, Emily J. Parsley, Rachel Ann Pierce, Jordan Blaine Powell, Patricia Ellen Prall, Joshua David Preston, Nathaniel E. Ratajczak, Amanda Gayle Rice, Litha Marie Rodgers, David Eugene Sheffler, Douglas Garrett Shropshire, Taylor McKinley Shultz, Robert Tyler Smith, William David Smith, Weilian Song, Grant P. Sparks, Emma Kate Stone, Jacob T. Strange, Laureen Tatman, Alex Tipton, Benjamin L. Tonges, Rebecca J. Tonges, Danh Thanh Tran, Allison Ruth Turnbull, Alex Kylee Tussey, Eric Michael Vanzant, Morgan Marie Walli, Adam Mac Walls, Ellen Margaret Ward, Evan J. Williams, and Mary Hannah Worrell, all of Versailles, and Matthew David Graham, McKenzie Martin Tatum-Johns, Evelyn Calloway Hicks, Isaac Michael Hayes, Samantha G. Sheets, Tiffany Ann Wellman, and Caleb Michael Wilson, all of Midway. Georgetown College The following Georgetown College students from Versailles were named to the dean's list for the fall 2016 semester: Jodi M. Dejohn, Kallie Elizabeth Fleming, and Olivia Marie Smock.