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By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on February 8, 2004 2:02 AM

Ryan Lewis has been selected to participate in the National Youth Leadership Forum on Law to be held in Washington D.C. on Feb. 17-22.

Lewis will join approximately 350 high school juniors and seniors who have demonstrated academic achievement and an interest in the legal profession.

The Forum on Law offers students the opportunity to learn directly from partners at law firms, criminal defense attorneys and prosecutors, as well as the professors and other experts of the legal profession.

The students will have the opportunity to visit several law firms and courthouses and various county circuit courts.

Ryan is the son of Richard and Sheila Lewis of Pikeville.

Lauren Annette Sears of Goldsboro has accepted membership in the Golden Key International Honor Society and was honored during a recent campus ceremony at N.C. State University in Raleigh. Golden Key was founded more than 25 years ago in Atlanta, Ga., and provides academic recognition to college juniors and seniors in the top 15 percent of their class. Lauren is a N. C. Teaching Fellows and is pursuing a major in Math Education. Lauren is the daughter of Paul and Janet Sears.

Stephanie Horton graduated magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., on Jan. 4. A 1996 graduate of St. Mary School and a 2000 graduate of Charles B. Aycock high School, Miss Horton was the first Wayne County Public Schools' student to be accepted into the undergraduate program of the University of Notre Dame. She finished her course of study in three and a half years, maintaining a 3.5 grade point average and earning degrees in both German and Political Science. She is the daughter of Rich and Jeannie Horton of Goldsboro.

Michelle Bertrand of Goldsboro and Crystal Satterwhite of Pikeville are on the Peace College Dean's List for the 2003 fall semester. To qualify, the students had to earn a grade point average of at least 3.30 on a 4.0 scale.

Sarah Finch of Goldsboro has won a $4,000 Honors Scholarship at Mount Olive College. Her parents are Derek and Anne Finch. She is a graduate of Maplewood Training Center and has previously attended Wayne Community College. She will enter Mount Olive College in the fall. Honors Scholarships are awarded to students based on acceptance, high school grade point average, class ranking, an essay and an interview. The scholarship is renewable each year subject to the student meeting specified academic criteria.

James Head of Goldsboro was named to the dean's list with distinction at Duke University for the Fall 2003 semester at Duke University, where he is majoring in chemistry.. To qualify for the dean's list with distinction, Head had to rank in the top tenth within his classes. The son of Ernest and Carla Head, he attended Charles B. Aycock High School and graduated from the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics.

Ginny Melissa Teachey of Goldsboro received an associate degree of applied science in occupational therapy at Pitt Community College during 2003 fall commencement exercises.

Pitt Community College Dean's List for the 2003 fall semester includes the following students: Duane R. Walrath of Dudley; James R. Aycock of Fremont; Amy N. Brown and Karen L. Holland of Goldsboro; Mindy L. Rouse of LaGrange; and Melissa M. Pendergraft of Princeton.

Christy Howell graduated cum laude from Mount Olive College in December with a bachelor of science degree in fine arts. She is the daughter of Shane and Joy Howell of Goldsboro.

The following students from Wayne County are on the Appalachian State University Dean's List for the 2003 fall semester: Mary Lynn Brosenne, a sophomore majoring in health promotion; Nicholas Adam Hartley, a freshman majoring in medicine; Elizabeth Leslie Lancaster, a sophomore majoring in art; Jessica Lynn Newsome, a sophomore majoring in music therapy; and Allison Joy Peacock, a freshman majoring in chemistry. To qualify, the students must either be enrolled in 12 to 14 hours of academic credit and attain a minimum 3.45 grade point average or be enrolled in 15 or more hours of academic credit and attain a minimum 3.25 grade point average.

Nicholas George Farrior of Wayne County is on the Appalachian State University Chancellor's List for the 2003 fall semester. Farrior is a senior majoring in geography. In order to qualify for the chancellor's list, he had to have at least a 3.85 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

Two students from Wayne County were among the December graduates at Appalachian State University. Kimberly Rene Tower received a bachelor of science degree in business administration and Michael John Ward received a bachelor of art's degree in psychology.

Jacqueline B. Cruse and Lezlie E. Sugg of Goldsboro and Elizabeth D. Moore of Mount Olive are on the Campbell University President's List for the 2003 fall semester.

The following students are on Campbell University Dean's List for the 2003 fall semester: Matthew Jackson and Charity Daniel of Fremont; Meredith L. Cox, William S. Ham, Latrish N. Martin, Kimberly Campbell McKinnell, Michael B. Quinn, Brandon O. Smith, Bryan T. Thompson, Amber L. Vogt and Rebecca L. Woodard of Goldsboro; Erin Arensmeyer, Keffer S. Geyer, Lauren A. Suggs and Jenna L. Hastie of LaGrange; Karen Amanda Sutton, Shanna M. Roessell and Lauren M. Strickland of Mount Olive; Tracie L. Head and Lindsey N. Stocks of Pikeville; and Jessica R. Aycock and Justin T. Daughtry of Princeton.

TraVaye Vohnyell Worrell of Goldsboro graduated from A&T State University in Greensboro on Dec. 13. Worrell earned bachelor of science degrees in applied math and computer science. He is employed as a 7th grade math teacher at Eastern Wayne Middle School. He is married to the former Coritha Pickett and is the son of Gloria Jeanette Worrell and Marichal Matthews. He is the grandson of Shirley B. Perry, Gloria Worrell and Bill and Mae Matthews, all of Goldsboro.