CRESTVIEW — Here are highlights involving area students: 

Cynthia Diane Runels of Crestview graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas.
Jessie Ecklund of Crestview is on the spring semester Dean's List at the University of Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, for achieving a 3.5 or higher grade point average.

William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, awarded degrees to 687 students. Alexander Rich, of Crestview, earned a bachelor’s in music. To receive graduation distinctions, a student must earn grades on at least 60 hours from the university.