Thirteen Weakley Co. natives on UT dean’s list


The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has released its spring 2024 dean’s list, recognizing the academic excellence of more than 14,000 students. Among these distinguished scholars are thirteen outstanding students from Weakley County who have demonstrated exceptional dedication to their studies.

To qualify for the dean’s list, undergraduate students must achieve a term grade point average (GPA) of 3.90 to 4.00 (summa cum laude), 3.70 to 3.89 (magna cum laude), or 3.50 to 3.69 (cum laude). Additionally, students must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours, excluding satisfactory/no-credit courses, to be eligible for this honor.

The following students from Weakley County have earned a place on the dean’s list for spring 2024:

  • Abbey C. Buchanan from Sharon, Summa Cum Laude
  • Mary E. Buchanan from Sharon, Summa Cum Laude
  • Mary A. Chester from Martin, Cum Laude
  • William J. Crews from Sharon, Summa Cum Laude
  • Anna C. Cursey from Martin, Summa Cum Laude
  • Edie C. Darby from Greenfield, Summa Cum Laude
  • Taylor B. Davis from Martin, Summa Cum Laude
  • Charles J. Foltz from Martin, Summa Cum Laude
  • Grayson R. Gilliam from Martin, Cum Laude
  • Courtney M. Mathews from Sharon, Summa Cum Laude
  • Ashley K. Rogers from Martin, Summa Cum Laude
  • Lydia J. Runions from Martin, Cum Laude
  • Natalie J. Williams from Martin, Summa Cum Laude

These students have achieved remarkable academic success, meeting and exceeding the high standards set by the university. Their hard work and commitment to their education are commendable and serve as an inspiration to their peers and the Weakley County community.

Congratulations to Abbey, Mary E., Mary A., William, Anna, Edie, Taylor, Charles, Grayson, Courtney, Ashley, Lydia, and Natalie for their exceptional accomplishments. The Weakley County community is proud of your achievements and wishes you continued success in your academic and future endeavors.

For a complete list of honorees, the dean’s list is searchable by semester, name, hometown, state, and county on the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s website.