College Notes – May 25

Dean’s Honor List


Franklin: Albie Morrison; Louisa Shook

Greenwood: Nathan Dyer; Ian Reed; Kailyn Spitler; Addison Weinberg

Indianapolis: Olivia Shingleton; Kate Thompson

Dean’s List


Bargersville: Elisabeth Coon

Franklin: Audrey Edsell

Greenwood: Parker Satre

Indianapolis: Madison Eisman, Ellie Thompson


Edinburgh: Tristan Pappano

Trafalgar: Tyler Kreider

President’s List


Franklin: Brayden Basey; Alyson Garrison; Malachi Henry; Anna Peyton

Greenwood: Noah Glassman; Carson Wools

Vice President’s List


Bargersville: Hannah Parker


Franklin College holds commencement for Class of 2024

Callie Crossley, a television and radio broadcast journalist in the Boston area, delivered the 2024 commencement address at Franklin College and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree.

The college conferred 194 undergraduate degrees and 28 graduate degrees.

The ceremony was held in Spurlock Center Gymnasium and was live streamed on the college’s website. Franklin College President Kerry N. Prather offered remarks to the Class of 2024. “From this day forward, you will represent the 190-year legacy of Franklin College. You have earned that distinction. What you owe to this institution in return is a commitment to share your talents with the world to carry forth the ideals and values you learned or refined here. We expect you to continue learning; to think broadly and deeply; to speak knowledgeably, honestly and humbly; to act decisively but thoughtfully; and to lead confidently, ethically and fairly.

Nolan Cook, the Senior Class Speaker, was chosen for the distinction by his peers. The top five majors in the graduating class were business, exercise science, psychology, biology and elementary education.

Franklin College students receive awards

Franklin College Art Department presented awards at the annual reception of the spring semester student art exhibit. Students from all levels of studio art classes displayed a selection of their work completed during the spring semester.

Johnson County students who received awards include:

From Bargersville: Maggie Eley

From Franklin: Eric Walthour; Sue Stauffer; Kassian Frey; Gabriella Sherry

From Greenwood: Hannah Jackson; Brooke Bailey; Kendra Shirrell; Noah Chaplin; Caitlyn Moore

From Trafalgar: Spencer Fears

For more information, contact the Franklin College Office of Communications at 317-738-8185.