Nicholas Thornton of Lexington was recently named to the dean's honor roll for the fall semester of the 2012-2013 school year at Lawrence Technological University. Thornton is majoring in computer science. Students named to the list must maintain at least a 3.5 grade point average for the term.

Joseph Nchia of Madison has been accepted to Ashland University for the fall semester of the 2013-2014 school year. Nchia, who is a senior at Shawe Memorial Junior-Senior High School, was awarded the Provost's Scholarship of $13,000 annually.

The University of Evansville recently announced that two local students joined fraternities and sororities: Kaitlin Adler of Madison joined Chi Omega and is studying pre-physical therapy; and Karly Lieske of Madison joined Chi Omega and is studying psychology.

Students officially became new members after a weeklong recruitment process that allowed potential members to learn about Greek life. They are among 159 University of Evansville students who joined fraternities and sororities at the conclusion of fall 2012 recruitment.

Four area residents were among over 800 students from Butler University who made the dean's list for the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year. Students honored were Emily Armstrong of Lexington, who is majoring in pre-pharmacy; Daniel Fisher of Madison, who is majoring in middle/secondary education; Chelsea Stephan of Madison, who is majoring in pre-health sciences; and Katherine Thevenow of Madison, who is majoring in digital media production.

Undergraduate students at Butler who carry at least 12 academic hours in a given semester are eligible for the dean's list, students on the list are in the top 20 percent of their college, as determined by the semester grade point average of all eligible students in each college.

Four area residents were named to the dean's list for the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year at Taylor University. Full-time students are named to the dean's list when they earn a grade point average of 3.60 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Students recognized were Kayleigh Avery of Lexington, Jody Ford of Dupont and Jessica Lee and Kamra Lee, both of Madison.

Trimble County High School recently announced their second nine weeks honor roll for the 2012-2013 school year. Students named to the honor roll include:

Ninth Grade

A: Ryan Blanton, Amber Cissell, Mila Consley, Alex Dixon, Michael Dunaway, Katie Gonterman, Robert Harris, Tatum Harris, Brennan Kunkel, Miranda Lewis, Shianne Mefford, Gabrielle Murray, Joshua Rexroat and Kastodra Roark.

A and B: Emily Ashcraft, Brantley Barnes, Adrianna Blackburn, Calvin Brown, Samantha Burton, Naidelyn Cabada, Tyler Duffield, Rachel Dunlap, Rhiannon England, Colton Fox, Destiny Harp, Danielle Hereford, Raymond Huff, Ashley King, Eli Moreland, Aleesha Proctor, Angela Rayburn, Evans Simmons, Jamie Smith, Sable Smith and Dylan Spurr.

Tenth Grade

A: Kayla Baker, Dakota Brown, Tanya Cifranik, Courtney Clifford, Sidney Gossom, Brian Haney, Bo Hawkes, Chad Massie, Destiny Schroeder, Emily Tingle and Megan West.

A and B: Wyatt Adkins, Logan Black, Tailor Brewer, Ashley Brierly, Nicholas Clifford, Miranda Combest, Joshua Creech, Ashby Drake, Meagan Edwards, Tabitha Gosman, Kayla Greenwood, Raven Hudson, Dalton James, Logan Kunselman, Evan Long, Brady Mahoney, David Marsh, Courtney Matthews, Zachary Nelson, Collin Overton, Claar Phelps, Bret Proctor, Darrian Roberts, Michaela Roberts, Chaylen Sedam, Lisette Thomas, Megan Turner, Sydney Weaver, Hannah Whitaker, Lori Whitehead, Tyler Willis and Dustin Wyssbrod.

Eleventh Grade

A: Christian Apel, Marcus Cooley, Charlton Davis, McKenna Ginn, Logan Morgan and Kelsey Mullikin.

A and B: Conner Ball, Whitney Boatman, Courtney Buchanan, Olivia Cooley, Brianna Decker, Brooklyn Duke, Bradley Ginn, Kiersten Ginn, Erin Gonterman, Nicholas Graves, Michael Hale, Gage Holmes, Alexandra Lawhorn, Ashley Layton, Donna Lewis, Aaron Lloyd, Savannah Moore, Rachel Moreland, Meaghan Morgan, Erica Selmer, Lindsey Skirvin, Blake Spurr, Tevin Taylor, Ashley Thomas, Haley Weist, Kelsey Willett, Whitney Wingham and Andrew Young.

Twelfth Grade

A: Jessica Ball, Wesley Bayne, Robert Brooks, Emily Clifford, Chloe Griffith, Eden Lacefield, Christian Lowe, Eric Massie, Jonathan Pettit, Dylan Stethen, Trent Taylor, Jordan Tingle, Colyn True and Reese True.

A and B: Amber Abbett, Kaitlyn Brewer, Sara Brighty, Kalee Cook, Damon Copeland, Austin Dixon, Ashley French, Sean Goins, Brody Gosman, Ciarra Harmon, Cody Heveline, Joseph Husband, Kayla Jackson, Nicholas Kleinhenz, Clayton Martin, Ethan Merrill, Elisabeth Moore, Leyna Ritter, Hannah Roberts, Michael Rowlett, Bayleigh Smith, Crystal Thacker, Shawn Tingle and Jasmine Vest.