Owen County High School graduate and Transylvania University first-year student Gray Grisham has been named to the dean’s list for the 2011 fall term.
To be named to the dean’s list, a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average during the term.
Grisham is the son of Glenn and Shawn Grisham of Owenton.
Ann C. Smith Ralston graduated May 8, 2011, from Northern Kentucky University with a bachelor of arts degree in organizational leadership with a 3.5 grade point average. She is currently employed by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services in Bedford. She is a 1990 graduate of Owen County High School and a 1992 graduate of Midway with an associate’s degree in paralegal studies.
Bluegrass Community and Technical College is proud to recognize students from Owen County who have achieved dean’s list honors for the 2011 spring semester.
BCTC’s dean’s list honorees for spring 2011 are: Georgia Kay Glass, Joan Marie Goderwis, Louanna Sheen Hammond, William James Ohmer, Shannon Gayle Walker, Jessica M. Wollam, and Lisa Frances York.
Two local students graduated from Centre College during the 188th commencement ceremony held at the college’s Norton Center for the Arts May 22.
• Mary Takhtjian of New Liberty earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science. She is the daughter of George and Aro Takhtjian of New Liberty and is a graduate of Owen County High School.
On May 6, Brooke Traylor graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy with a doctorate in pharmacy.
At graduation, Traylor was awarded the Excellence in Geriatric Practice Award, which is sponsored by the Kentucky Pharmacists Association.
Traylor is a 2004 graduate of Owen County High School and completed her undergraduate prerequisites at Georgetown College.
She will be working as a licensed pharmacist with CVS in Louisville.
She is the daughter of Darryl and Susan Traylor of Owenton.
University of the Cumberlands has announced 201 students completed degrees during the fall semester of the 2010-11 academic year. Among the January graduates are the following local students:
• Stacy Kay Dunavent, of Owenton, master of arts in teaching.
• Heather Risch, of Owenton, master of arts in teaching with a certification in mathematics.
Abby Cobb Gray graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in the College of Health Sciences Dec. 18, 2010. She was listed on the dean’s list for the fall 2010 semester. The dean’s list includes the students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
She is the daughter of Sherry and David Lyons of Owenton and Danny Cobb of Owenton.