NORMAN — Ninety-eight students who are participating in 2013 commencement ceremonies at the University of Oklahoma on May 10 maintained perfect 4.0 grade-point averages throughout their undergraduate careers at OU. Of the 98, 62 reside in Oklahoma.
The students will be recognized by the bronze medallions on crimson ribbons they will wear during commencement ceremonies. Each of the students has completed the equivalent of four years of college and more than 120 hours of coursework, never making less than an “A.”
Eighty-one May candidates who are being recognized, include Robin T. Tipps, criminology, Ardmore; Raychal Lee Lurvey, industrial engineering, and Katherine E. Wenzell, botany, both of Broken Arrow; Christopher Conrad Tinschert, health and exercise science, Choctaw; Constance M. Eimer, German and physics, Collinsville; Duncan Fugitt, civil engineering, Amanda Head, nursing, Hunter M. Kaestner, finance, Ann K. Laudick, film and video studies, and Gina N. Leger, microbiology, all of Edmond; Annabelle L. Irvin, health and exercise science, Jenks; Jennifer Michelle Cosby, microbiology, and Robert D. Schwartz, mechanical engineering, both of Mustang; Aubrey Hogue, nursing, Newalla; Steven Keith Wesnidge, health and exercise science, Newcastle; Kathleen Ellen Chaplin, Russian, Noble; and Ryan Yates Fitzgerald, microbiology, Carolyn Gubelin, nursing, Alyssa C. Hill, microbiology, Ran Li, chemical engineering, Khanh Le Huy Pham, geophysics, Michael P. Powers, administrative leadership, Dylan W. Reif, meteorology, Kristina M. Richey, art history, Montgomery J. Simms, zoology, and Justina Mara Violette, English, all of Norman.
Also being recognized are Katherine Adham, microbiology, Nicholas Michael Coffey, letters and economics, Allison Joan Hopper, communication sciences and disorders, Gabriel J. Ikard, multidisciplinary studies, Hoang Vinh Nguyen, microbiology, Ngoc B. Nguyen, microbiology, Wesley Thomas, microbiology, and Sam V. Tran, English, all of Oklahoma City; Candace Ramirez, health and exercise science, Okmulgee; Youming Lin, computer science, Owasso; Shelby Linn Baity, health studies, Piedmont; Devin W. Griffith, chemical engineering, Poteau; Stephanie L. Catterson, administrative leadership, Sand Springs; Oliver X. Li, economics and industrial engineering, Stillwater; Parker J. Dooly, international business, Michael S. Elliott, microbiology, Ashley J. Higgs, biology, Hannah J. Landreth, Spanish, Katherine A. Mailey, biochemistry, Kristen M. Oyler, accounting, Christopher K. Ray, microbiology, Timothy Stamper, computer science, Brian P. Ward, French and European Studies, Kaitlin A. Warta, Spanish, and Chloe Faith Winden, communication sciences and disorders, all of Tulsa; and Tiffany M. Lepa, English, Yukon.